Tag Archives: Kentucky
- 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...
- Expanded gaming bill introduced in Kentucky
February 3, 2016
Lawmakers are hoping to boost support for expanded gambling in Kentucky by dedicating profits to pension funds. A new bill that would expand gaming and allow casinos in Kentucky was introduced in the state Senate on Tuesday by Senators Morgan McGarvey and Julie Raque Adams. “When it comes to gaming, reasonable...
- Judge orders Amaya to pay Kentucky $870m for illegal gambling losses
December 23, 2015
A court has ordered Canadian online gambling operator Amaya Gaming and its PokerStars subsidiary to pay $870m to the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Last month, Franklin Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wingate awarded the state $290m in compensation for PokerStars’s dealings with Kentucky residents between 2006 and 2011. On Wednesday, Wingate granted...