Old foes gird for slots parlor fight
Racetrack owners vie for gambling payday
They have competed for years, running suburban racetracks just 15 minutes apart, chasing the dwindling dollars of a fading racing industry. Though united by the common cause of saving the racing industry, these two big personalities have clashed for decades, unable to hide their distaste for each other. Now the dawn of casino gambling in Massachusetts has revived the unfriendly rivalry between Gary Piontkowski and George Carney, and this time with much more at stake.