Kentucky Money the Fuel for Cross-Border Casinos, Other State Budgets

Kentucky eschews casinos but embraces horse betting. Meanwhile, neighboring states have netted a total of $3.9 billion in taxes in the past decade from their combined eight casinos on the north bank of the Ohio River.

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House Speaker to Propose Expanded Gambling Legislation, Casinos in Kentucky

House Speaker Greg Stumbo has pledged to propose a constitutional amendment to allow as many as seven casinos to open in Kentucky. In announcing his proposal, Stumbo cited KyCIR’s examination of tax revenues from eight casinos just across state lines on the north bank of the Ohio River. Continue Reading →

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