Tag Archives: Kentucky
- Gambling expansion now in play as Kentucky pension crisis looms
September 21, 2017
Kentucky lawmakers are once again pushing for gambling expansion in the state to avert the possibility of a pension crisis. WDRB.com reported that Kentucky is looking at ways to shore up public pensions without hiking current taxes. Among the options that these statesmen are looking at is to legalize sports...
- Seahawks’ Sherman: NFL injury reports “for gamblers, for Vegas”
A Commonwealth of Kentucky legislator wants to prepare his state for sports betting’s eventual legality, while an NFL defensive back wants the league to pull its hypocritical head out of its ass. Wednesday saw Kentucky state Sen. Julian Carroll file BR 155, which would exempt sports betting from the state’s...
- Tired of waiting for real slots, Churchill Downs settles for Instant Racing machines
June 20, 2017
Horseracing, casino and social gaming operator Churchill Downs Inc. (CDI) has been given the green light to launch pseudo-slot ‘instant racing’ machines in Kentucky. On Tuesday, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission granted initial approval to a plan that will see CDI add up to 600 ‘instant racing’ gaming machines to...
- Daily fantasy sports bill falters in Kentucky congress
March 3, 2017
Proponents for the legalization of daily fantasy sports (DFS) in the state of Kentucky have failed to muster enough support to push for the enactment of a fantasy sports bill. The death of House Bill 414 sponsored by Rep. Adam Koenig comes just a day after the victory of Daily...
- Sky Racing World Reports Record-Breaking Results for Fiscal Year 2016
July 14, 2016
Distributor of Southern Hemisphere horse-racing content to North and South America reports year-on-year growth across all products Louisville, KY. July 14th, 2016 – Sky Racing World, a Louisville, Kentucky-based distributor of international horse-racing content to the Americas and subsidiary of leading Australian wagering operator Tabcorp, has announced unprecedented results for...
- Amaya says Scheinbergs reject any responsibility for $870m Kentucky damages
February 23, 2016
Canada’s Amaya Gaming says PokerStars’ former owners have rejected responsibility for the $870m judgment the Commonwealth of Kentucky was awarded shortly before Christmas. On Monday, Amaya announced that it had filed a notice of appeal of that $870m judgment, which relates to PokerStars’ dealings with Kentucky customers in the period...
Dubai investor accuses ex-Amaya CEO David Baazov of fraud
September 22, 2017