Estate of Thomas Carey



The Estate of Thomas Carey has owned and operated Hawthorne Race Course for over 100 years, making it the oldest continuously family-owned and operated race track in the nation. As the oldest sports venue in Illinois, Hawthorne Race Course has been an integral player in the legendary heritage of Chicago sports entertainment. The Estate of Thomas Carey is the unencumbered landowner of the 136-acre property on which Hawthorne Race Course exists, and on which Hawthorne Race Course, Inc. and Suburban Downs, Inc. operate as horseracing licensees in Illinois. > more


Altium Development Group



Altium Development Group is a real estate investment and development firm that focuses on the gaming industry and specifically gaming related real estate. Altium's partners and clients are gaming and casino companies. It's major business activities involving acquiring, developing, and managing gaming related real estate (casinos) and the ancillary non-gaming real estate uses (hotels, retail, entertainment) required to support the gaming business and operations. > more



Merit Gaming Group

Merit Management Group specializes in the develoment, financing and operation of hotel-casino properties across the United States and Internationally, with particular emphasis on Native American gaming. Merit's key management, outlined below, has over 20 years of experience in the casino and racing industries with expertise in property development, management, operations, high level financial transactions, strategic marketing and gaming strategy and analysis.

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