It was announced that the New York city OTB network will close on March 30th, unless their reorganization plan is approved. One part of the plan calls for : "the state's tracks should "set the stage" to earn more revenue from simulcasting by increasing the rate for their signals."
So, they want to jack up rates (it does not matter where they jack them up, there is only one end user). That sounds a little anachronistic to us. It's not like it is 1986.