Account Wagering on races made easy by phone or on the internet!
1-866-722-3386

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

OPENING AN ACCOUNT
Can anyone be a TRC subscriber?
Where are wagering services available?
How can I open an account?
What information do I need to open a wagering account?
How long will it take to set up a wagering account?
How much does it cost to open and maintain an account?
How much does it cost to place a bet?
Who is TRC?
Does TRC have a rewards program?


WAGERING INFORMATION
How do I place a bet?
What are the minimum and maximum limitations on wagering amounts?
When can I bet on the races?
What wagering choices do I have?
When do I get confirmation that my wager has been accepted?
What handicapping and track information is available?
How are the wagers processed?
Can I cancel my wager?
How can I access my account information?
Will my winnings be taxed?
Are winners paid full-track odds?
How do I collect my winnings?
Is my account secure?
How do I make a withdrawal from my account?
How do I deposit money into my account?


PROGRAMMING
Do you carry Harness racing or Quarter Horse racing?
Does TRC offer online video and audio streaming?


TECHNICAL QUESTIONS

Where can I download Windows Media Player?
How do I test my macromedia flash player?


GENERAL
Who is TRC?
Who is TRC’s corporate family?
Is there a responsible wagering program?


OPENING AN ACCOUNT

Can anyone be a TRC subscriber?
To open a TRC wagering account, you must be at least 21 years old and reside in a state where wagering services are available.

Where are wagering services available
Please contact our business office toll free at 1.866.722.3386 and they can inform you what product is available from which states.

How can I open an account?
Sign up at www.racingchannel.com by clicking "Sign-up" or by calling toll free at 1.866.722.3386.

What information do I need to open a wagering account?
You will need to provide your name, social security number, age and proof of age & residency information to begin processing your account. PROOF OF ID AND SSN IS REQUIRED.

How long will it take to set up a wagering account?
It normally requires less than five minutes to establish an account.

How much does it cost to open and maintain an account?
Nothing, there is no charge for opening an account, but a minimum initial deposit of $50 is required. If your account is inactive for 3 consecutive months we will deactivate your account and if you want to use your account again you will have to contact our business office toll free at 1.866.722.3386.

How much does it cost to place a bet?
TRC is a free service. The only thing you pay to place a wager is the amount of the wager.

Who is TRC?


TRC is an account wagering service established under the rules and laws of the State of Oregon. We were established in 2001 and we are a wholly owned subsiderary of Greenwood Racing, Inc. who own and operate numerous gaming operations around the world including Greenwood’s flagship operation of Philadelphia Park Casino and Racetrack.

Does TRC have a rewards program?
Yes.  Please contact our business office at 1.866.722.3386 for details.

WAGERING INFORMATION

How do I place a bet?
TRC account holders can wager online at www.racingchannel.com or by calling toll free
1-866-722-3386 where you will be able to choose a self service wager or place a wager via a live operator.

What are the minimum and maximum limitations on wagering amounts?
TRC's wagering system accepts wager amounts ranging from $ 00.10 to $9999.00 per wager, subject to host track restrictions. In the case of multiple wagers, such as a Daily Double or Exacta box, the base wager is multiplied by the number of combinations to determine the amount of the total wager.

When can I bet on the races?
You can place wagers as early as 11am Eastern Time for all of the days races. Wagers can be placed up to post time of each race.

What wagering choices do I have?
The full menu of wagering options you would have available at the track running live.

When do I get confirmation that my wager has been accepted?
Normally, within 5 to 10 seconds after the wager has been accepted into the applicable pool. Your receipt of the confirmation may be slowed due to site volume, internet traffic, or connection speed for your PC.

What handicapping and track information is available?
TRC account holders have access to all the information they would have at the track, including real-time odds, changes, and scratches. Account holders also receive the availability of video streaming and race replays as well as historical information on races previously run. ALL FREE OF CHARGE!

How are the wagers processed?
All wagers are processed at our licensed wagering hub and transferred into the host racetrack pool where they are combined with wagers made both on-track and off-track on each particular race.

Can I cancel my wager?
Not after confirmation has been received.

How can I access my account information?
Access your account balance and history using TRC's online wagering system by entering the wagering application at www.racingchannel.com. You can also access your account balance through TRC's telephone wagering system by calling toll free 1.866.722.3386.

Will my winnings be taxed?
By federal law, any wager which results in proceeds of $600.00 or more must be reported to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), if the amount of such proceeds is at least 300 times as large as the amount wagered. Any wager which results in proceeds of more than $5000.00 is subject to withholding, if the amount of such proceeds is at least 300 times as large as the amount wagered.

Are winners paid full-track odds?
Yes. TRC is not a bookmaking operation but instead a FREE account wagering service that allows you to wager directly into the host track pools.

How do I collect my winnings?
Your winnings are automatically credited to your TRC wagering account as soon as the race is declared "official" and results are posted.

Is my account secure?
Yes, your account can only be accessed with your Account Number and Personal Identification Number (PIN). To protect your confidentiality, we recommend that you do not share your Account Number and PIN with anyone else.

How do I make a withdrawal from my account?
To make a withdrawal from your account contact our business office toll free at 1.866.722.3386. Your withdrawal will be processed within the next business day.

How do I deposit money into my account?
Making your Initial Deposit A $50 minimum is required to activate your TRC wagering account. OPTIONS for Making Deposits*

TYPES OF DEPOSITS

Initial deposit minimum = $50.00
Credit Card Cash Advance
Credit card amount limited to $1,000.00 per day;
$3,000.00 per rolling week;
$5,000.00 per rolling 30 days.
Available immediately for wagering purposes.
(2.5% processing fee)

Debit Card
Most commonly used, no restrictions - available immediately
(2.5 % processing fee)

Money Order
Available for wagering on the day of receipt as soon as posted.

Cashier's or Bank Check
Available for wagering on day of receipt as soon as posted.

Personal Check
7 business day hold
Remember never send cash in the mail!

Wire Services
Available for wagering on the Sday of receipt as soon as posted. Include account holder's full name and The Racing Channel, Inc. account number Call Business Office at 866.722.3386 for Routing # and Account #.

Do you carry Greyhound, Harness racing or Quarter Horse racing?
Yes, in addition to Thoroughbred racing we carry a comprehensive menu of Greyhound, Harness and Quarter Horse racing daily.

Does TRC offer FREE  online video streaming?
Yes. TRC's Live Video Streaming lets you watch and wager online on most TRC partner racetracks. To access Live Video Streaming, you must be a TRC active account holder and have Windows Media Player 9 or higher installed on your computer.

Where can I download Windows Media Player?
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia

How do I test my macromedia flash player?
You can use Macromedia's version test to verify if you have flash player installed and what version you have.
http://www.macromedia.com/cfusion/knowledgebase/index.cfm?id=tn_15507

GENERAL

Who is TRC?
TRC is a wholly owned subsidery account wagering operation of Greenwood Racing, Inc.. TRC provides wagering services to over 100 race tracks to include Thoroughbred, Greyhound, Harness and Quarterhorse racing. We offer FREE video streaming services you can watch and wager on from your home or office.

Who is TRC's corporate family?
TRC is wholly owned by Greenwood Racing, Inc. (GRI). GRI owns such operations as Philadelphia Park Casino and Racetrack, Atlantic City Race Track, Freehold Racetrack, 6 Pennsylvania OTB’s, 1 New Jersey OTB as well as The Racing Network International and Infotext.

Is there a responsible wagering program?
Yes. To learn more about our responsible wagering program click here.

 

 

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