Tag Archives: Steve Beshear
- Kentucky State Senator Pre-Files Anti Online Gambling Bill
December 19, 2014
Kentucky State Senator, Mike Wilson, has pre-filed a bill to stop illegal online gambling cyber cafes from taking business away from veteran and charitable gaming establishments. Kentucky is the latest American state to join the ‘is online gambling more dangerous that weapons grade plutonium’ debate, after Kentucky Senate representative, Mike...
- Bwin.party pays $15m to settle Kentucky civil suit
June 28, 2013
The Commonwealth of Kentucky is $15m richer after reaching a financial settlement with Bwin.party digital entertainment over the pan-European online gambling operator’s past dealings with Kentucky residents. Kentucky had filed a civil action against the company in August 2010, claiming it was seeking to recover Kentucky citizens’ gambling losses incurred...
- Kentucky guv a $6m man thanks to online gambling domain grab
June 19, 2013
CORRECTION: Kentucky's settlement was actually based on its decision to drop its claim to the domains absolutepoker.com and ultimatebet.com. Kentucky has not abandoned its claim to domains associated with PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker. Commonwealth of Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear looks nothing like Col. Steve Austin, but Beshear has also...
- Kentucky casinos edge closer; Maryland venues open round-the-clock; Iowa official blames the dogs
December 7, 2012
Kentucky casino gambling legislation is edging closer with another politician stating that Governor Steve Beshear is continuing to push for a renewed bill next year. The Kentucky Courier-Journal reports that Agriculture Commissioner James Comer stated that Beshear is expecting a bill to be filed next year so as to support...
- Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear unveils amendment proposal
February 14, 2012
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear today finally unveiled his casino gambling amendment proposal contained within a bill being sponsored by Georgetown Republican Sen. Damon Thayer. If voters and lawmakers approve, the bill will authorise a vote to amend the state’s constitution and allow expanded gaming in up to seven locations across Kentucky....
- Kentucky casino bill will have to wait
February 3, 2012
Kentucky’s wait for legalized casino gambling will go on a little longer as a battle over redistricting rolls on. Governor Steve Beshear hoped to get the bill off the ground ASAP and has now conceded that he’ll have to wait longer than the “few days” he hoped. “We’re going to...
Daily fantasy sports bill falters in Kentucky congress
March 3, 2017
Judge orders Amaya to pay Kentucky $870m for illegal gambling losses
December 23, 2015