The CEO of Churchill Downs, Incorporated says his company will continue to push for expanded gaming to benefit its tracks in Kentucky and Illinois. Bob Evans told shareholders in a conference call Thursday that the financial gap between tracks that have casino-type gaming and those that only offer racing is growing. “The solution for tracks… Continue reading Churchill CEO Renews Call For Slots
The pros and cons of a bill that would allow video slot machines at Kentucky horse tracks were aired at a legislative hearing in Frankfort Wednesday.
The president of Churchill Downs, Incorporated says his company will again pursue expanded gaming legislation next year in Kentucky. Bob Evans noted during a conference call with investors Thursday that voters in Maryland approved a referendum this week allowing slot machines in that state. “Kentucky is now the only one of the three states that… Continue reading Churchill To Continue Push For Expanded Gaming
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says he’ll meet with legislative leaders in the coming months to measure support for some revenue generating intitiatives, including two that failed win passage in this year’s General Assembly. Speaking Friday WFPL’s State of Affairs program, Beshear said he’s optimistic the talks will be productive. “I do think there is interest, there’s… Continue reading Beshear To Discuss State Revenue With Legislative Leaders