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House committee to discuss sports gambling

Frankfort, Ky-- The House Committee on Licensing, Occupations, and Admin Regs will discuss HB 137 on Wednesday, January 15th. The bill was introduced by Rep....

Kentucky candidates focus on abortion, gambling

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic challenger Andy Beshear have returned to familiar themes - abortion and gambling - as they compete to set the tone of their campaign.

Bevin points to suicides as reason to oppose gambling

"Every night somewhere in America, somebody takes their life in a casino because they've wasted the last semblance of dignity and hope that they had."

Andy Beshear touts expanded gambling as way to fund pensions

Democrat Andy Beshear says he wants to expand gambling in Kentucky and use the proceeds to fund struggling public pension systems.

Lawyer sentenced to 8 years, ordered to repay $1.3 M

A Kentucky lawyer who admitted to pocketing more than $1.3 million from clients to pay personal expenses that included gambling losses has been sentenced to eight years in prison.

Churchill investing $60 million in new gambling facility

A look ahead at a newly approved facility in Louisville.

Judge refusing to throw out case over slot machine-style system

A Franklin County Circuit Court Judge is refusing to throw out a case over slot machine gaming.

Richmond Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Gambling Charge

A Richmond man has pleaded guilty to taking part in an illegal gambling ring in California.

Kentucky Council on Problem Gambling: Lottery Tickets are not Child’s Play

The Kentucky Lottery Corporation endorses and participates in a worldwide effort to remind parents -- and all adults -- that gambling is an age-appropriate adult activity. In fact, in Kentucky, it is illegal for anyone under 18 years of age of age to purchase a lottery ticket.

Judge finds graphics OK in Instant Racing

A judge ruled an Instant Racing game, with cartoon-style racehorses, is a valid "video replay" of a race, according to a report in the Lexington Herald-Leader.

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63 gambling machines seized from 7 places in Pulaski County

The Pulaski County Sheriff says 63 gambling machines have been confiscated from seven places in a two-day raid.

American Pharoah owner paved path of bold bets

Ahmed Zayat boldly spends big bucks buying and betting on horses, and brags about how successful he's been at everything he's set out to accomplish.

Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots still rising

Kentucky Lottery players have until 10:45 EST to buy tickets for tonight’s Mega Millions drawing.

Lawmakers discuss bills to bolster charitable gaming

Charitable gambling revenues have declined 40 percent in Kentucky in the past decade, and service organizations across the state are feeling the pinch.

Scott opens race for governor by backing expanded gambling

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Will T. Scott has selected former sheriff Rodney Coffey as his running mate and has endorsed expanding gambling as a way to raise money to meet Kentucky's public pension obligations.

Deputies: Gambling Hall Busted In Laurel Co.

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said it raided a reported gambling hall Friday near Lily.

Ky. Court Leaves Instant Racing Question Unsettled

Kentucky can license and regulate Instant Racing, a slot-machine type of game where people bet on the outcome of an old horse race without knowing which contest they are betting on, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

Ky. Baptist Leader Condemns Expanded Gambling

The Kentucky Baptist Convention is speaking out against expanded gambling in a new radio ad aimed at stirring grassroots opposition to legalizing casinos.

Expanded Gambling: Best Revenue for Kentucky?

Supporters of legalizing casino gambling in Kentucky are promoting expanded gambling as the answer to supply the state's budget with enough revenue to meet funding demands.

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