Churchill CEO Renews Call For Slots

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

Churchill To Continue Push For Expanded Gaming

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

Beshear To Discuss State Revenue With Legislative Leaders

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┬ápassage 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