Lawmaker Sponsors Casino Gaming Bill

A Kentucky lawmaker has pre-filed a bill that would allow limited casino gaming in the state. The measure sponsored by Democratic Representative Dennis Keene of Wilder would permit casino gaming in counties with a population of more than 90,000 if approved by voters. “It also allows cities of the fourth class that have active horse… Continue reading Lawmaker Sponsors Casino Gaming Bill

Beshear Asks Lawmakers To Reconsider Expanded Gaming

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear is making a new pitch for casino gambling. In a two-page letter to House members, Beshear urges lawmakers to reconsider his budget plan, based on 780-million dollars in revenue from video slots at horse tracks. The governor says his proposal is preferable to “a budget that relies on a hope and… Continue reading Beshear Asks Lawmakers To Reconsider Expanded Gaming