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 […]

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 […]