Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

Kentucky approves temporary licenses ahead of sports betting launch

The Kentucky Horse racing Commission voted Tuesday to approve 20 temporary sports betting licenses.

A temporary license allows the holder to operate in Kentucky for up [...]

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Kentucky begins countdown to legal sports betting

Kentucky remains on track to launch its regulated sports betting market next month after the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) received applications for retail and [...]

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Kentucky sets September launch date for sports betting

Kentucky’s regulated sports betting market will launch in early September following Governor Andy Beshear’s approval of emergency administrative regulations.

Governor Beshear joined the Kentucky Horse Racing [...]

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Churchill Downs suspends racing after rise in injuries

Racing at Churchill Downs is being suspended from this Wednesday following a spike in injuries in the past month that has resulted in the death [...]

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Kentucky Senate votes to legalise sports betting

Kentucky will become the next US state to legalise sports betting if Governor Andy Beshear signs HB551 into law.

The bill was delivered to Governor Beshear [...]

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Kentucky bill introduced to regulate online and retail sports betting

Lawmakers in Kentucky introduced legislation this week to authorise online sports betting.

The bill would allow the state’s racetracks to offer in-person and online sports betting, [...]

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Kentucky online poker, sports betting and fantasy sports bill back in play

Kentucky Senator David Yates has introduced a bill that would license and regulate online poker, sports betting, and fantasy sports contests in the commonwealth.

The bill [...]

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Kentucky Horse Racing Commission strips Medina Spirit of 2021 Derby win

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has named American thoroughbred Mandaloun as the winner of last year’s Kentucky Derby after disqualifying original winner Medina Spirit for [...]

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Kentucky online poker and sports betting bill reintroduced

Kentucky Representative Adam Koenig has once again introduced legislation to legalise and regulate sports betting, fantasy sports and online poker.

The bill introduced on January 9 [...]

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Kentucky Supreme Court rules against historical horse racing games

Racetrack and gaming operator Churchill Downs Inc. recorded a near 10 per cent fall in its share price Thursday after the Supreme Court of Kentucky [...]

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Online poker and sports betting bill back in play in Kentucky

Kentucky Representative Adam Koenig is back with legislation which aims to legalise and regulate sports betting, fantasy contests and online poker.

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Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs completes acquisition of Turfway Park

New York-listed Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has completed its acquisition of Kentucky racetrack Turfway Park.

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