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    Arkansas Gaming Statistics:

    Number of casinos: 4
    Number of slot machines: 5150
    Number of tables: 100
    Number of horse tracks: 1
    Number of greyhound tracks: 1

    Gambling facilities in Arkansas:

    Oaklawn Park Racing & Gaming - Hot Springs, AR - (501) 623-4411 - 1150 gaming machines
    Southland Park Gaming and Racing - West Memphis, AR - (800) 467-6182 - 1900 gaming machines
    Saracen Casino Resort - Pine Bluff, AR
    River Valley Casino - Russellville, AR - 2100 gaming machines

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    AR Gambling News: casino, poker, greyhounds

    Petitioners urge Arkansas casino caution, ask state panel to slow rule-setting process  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

    A Little Rock attorney and two faith-based leaders petitioned the state Racing Commission in a joint effort Friday to slow down the process of adopting rules ...

    Lottery winners' ID shielded under Arkansas senator's bill  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

    Sen. Larry Teague, D-Nashville, said Tuesday that a bill he filed would allow the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery to keep information about the winners of ...

    NASCAR takes gambling dive  Arkansas Online

    Brendan Gaughan is the son of a casino magnate and has long grasped the allure of throwing down a few bucks to wager on a sporting event.

    PB store receives $20,000 after selling $2 million lottery ticket  Pine Bluff Commercial

    Super Stop, 3000 E. Harding Ave., at Pine Bluff received a $20000 bonus check Feb. 15 from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery for selling a $2 million Mega ...

    DANA D. KELLEY: Numbers don't add up  Arkansas Online

    Most of the news coverage associated with the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery focuses on the least likely outcome.

    Caution Urged as Arkansas Racing Commission Creates Casino Rules  VegasSlotsOnline

    Petitioners have urged the Arkansas Racing Commission to take caution when creating rules for casino gaming in the state.

    Arkansas Lottery Winner Becomes A Millionaire And A Grandmother On The Same Day  KFSM 5Newsonline

    DUMAS, Ark. (KFSM) — A Dumas woman is the state's newest Lottery-made millionaire after claiming her winning prize today. Linder Mathis' husband ...

    Bill Proposes Lottery Winners Can Remain Anonymous In Arkansas  KFSM 5Newsonline

    An Arkansas legislator is looking to join eight other states that allow lottery participants to remain anonymous if they win. Introduced by state Senator Larry ...

    Bill filed to conceal Arkansas lottery winners' IDs  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

    Legislation filed in the House on Tuesday proposes to allow state lottery winners to keep their names secret.

    Powerball ticket sold in Arkansas wins $50,000 | Regional News  Magnoliareporter

    There was no winner of Saturday's Powerball drawing, but there was a $50000 winner in Arkansas.

    Reworking set for records bills; Arkansas legislators plan amendments after hearing from advocates  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

    A state lawmaker is planning a major rework to a bill that she wrote intending to protect the identities of confidential informants, but that free-press advocates said ...

    2019 Session: Bill Would Discard Gambling Loss Deductions for Arkansas Highways  www.fox16.com

    Another Arkansas lawmaker is taking a gamble on a long-term funding solution for the state's roads.

    $2 million Mega Millions ticket sold in Arkansas  WMC

    Someone in the state of Arkansas woke up Wednesday $2 million richer.

    Worker at Kroger in Little Rock's Hillcrest neighborhood wins $1M on lottery ticket bought at store  Arkansas Online

    A Little Rock man discovered earlier this month he won $1 million playing the lottery, but he waited until Friday to claim his prize in order to “get things in order,” ...

    Mississippi State Uses Second-Half Run to Win at Arkansas  247Sports

    Mississippi State used a 23-1 run early in the second half to pull away from Arkansas, and the Bulldogs collected a 77-67 win in Fayetteville, Ark., on Saturday ...

    Southland plans expansion at amendment-protected West Memphis casino  Arkansas Times

    As predicted months ago, the owners of the Southland casino and dog track in West Memphis announced today a major expansion thanks to Amendment 100, ...

    Arkansas lottery breaks weekly record for instant ticket sales  Booneville Democrat

    LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery (ASL) set another sales record last week when scratch-off ticket sales reached $9.1 million – the highest ...

    Arkansas native chokes mountain lion, survives attack  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

    A man with Arkansas roots detailed Thursday how he fended off a mountain lion that attacked him, killing the creature with his bare hands by choking it in a ...

    Benchmarks: February 17, 2017: Arkansas Gets a State Dinosaur  EARTH Magazine

    In 1972, the first dinosaur remains ever found in Arkansas — a fossilized foot — were pulled out of a gravel and sand pit near the Sevier County town of ...

    How to watch: Arkansas at Texas Tech  247Sports

    Taking a break from SEC action to play in the annual Big 12-SEC Challenge, the Arkansas Razorbacks head to Lubbock (Texas) to take on the Texas Tech Red ...

    $2 million Megamillions winner sold in Pine Bluff  Arkansas Times

    The Arkansas lottery said a ticket worth $2 million in last night's national MegaMillions lottery drawing was sold at the Super Stop on East Harding in Pine Bluff.

    How to watch: Arkansas vs. Missouri  247Sports

    After an unsuccessful road trip and a four-game losing streak, the Arkansas Razorbacks look to get back on track at home against the Missouri Tigers on ...

    Game Preview: LSU vs. Arkansas  247Sports

    LSU is set to take on Arkansas for the second time this season.

    Powerball has 11 $400 winners in Arkansas | Regional News  Magnoliareporter

    There was no winner of Saturday's Powerball drawing.

    One Arkansas Mega Millions ticket worth $1,000 | Regional News  Magnoliareporter

    There was no grand prize winner of Tuesday's Mega Millions lottery.

    Casino measure wins Arkansas voters' support  Arkansas Online

    Arkansas voters on Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment to allow the state to issue licenses for four full-fledged casinos.

    Powerball rolls over, six $300 winners in Arkansas | Regional News  Magnoliareporter

    There was no winner of Saturday's Powerball drawing.

    Arkansas court clears way for vote on casino measure  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

    Arkansas voters will have the chance to vote Nov. 6 on a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow up to four casinos in the state, thanks to a ruling ...

    Sides square off on Arkansas casinos issue  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

    For the first time in 18 years, Arkansans are casting ballots on a proposed constitutional amendment that would authorize full-fledged casinos in the state.

    SEC basketball power rankings: Kentucky rises to No. 1, Alabama sinks  AL.com

    Kentucky is the new No. 1 team in the SEC, while Alabama's NCAA Tournament hopes have gotten perilous.

    Faith Leaders, Lawmakers Oppose Arkansas Casino Amendment  KARK

    The constitutional amendment would authorize four casinos and sports betting in the state.

    Arkansas casino legalization measure votes will be counted  Pine Bluff Commercial

    The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday that votes cast in November on a proposed casino legalization ballot initiative should be counted, dismissing two ...

    Don't bet on it: Impact in Arkansas of legalized sports gambling unclear  talkbusiness.net

    Southeastern Conference football has become increasingly like the NFL in the past couple decades. But there remain significant differences — not least of which ...

    Will sports betting be legalized in Arkansas after Supreme Court ruling?  THV11.com KTHV

    A Supreme Court ruling announced Monday could bring legalized sports gambling to Arkansas. But there is still a big hurdle in the way before Razorbacks fans ...

    Of course existing casinos back casino amendment — it's an instant jackpot for them  Arkansas Times

    Least surprising news of the day: The Southland casino owners in West Memphis have put $50000 into the campaign to pass the casino expansion amendment ...

    King-size jackpots give Arkansas Scholarship Lottery record October  Arkansas Online

    Buoyed by $1.5 billion Mega Millions and $700 million Powerball jackpots, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's revenue of $57.5 million in October was the ...

    Against Issue 4  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

    IF LOTTERIES are the voluntary taxes on the poor and ignorant, what are casinos? The crack houses?

    SC buyer wins Mega Millions' $1.5B; Arkansas lottery sells $8.3M in tickets over 2 drawings  Arkansas Online

    SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. -- The number of billionaires in South Carolina may have doubled overnight -- at least before taxes -- after a lottery ticket sold in the state ...

    Arkansas Casino, Sports Betting Referendum Certified  Gambling.com

    Arkansas has taken a major step toward expanded gambling options. State officials certified a constitutional amendment proposal to add its first two casinos and ...

    State lottery revenue rises in December; $45.8M a record for month, with $6.6M to go for scholarships  Arkansas Online

    The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's revenue in December increased by $1.1 million over the same month a year ago to $45.8 million, exceeding the record for ...

    Arkansas Scholarship Lottery division subject of study; sales chief leaves post for new job  Arkansas Online

    Arkansas Scholarship Lottery officials are going to study possible changes to its 22-employee sales division after the departure of the agency's sales director, ...

    Arkansans Consider Casino Amendment As Gambling Addiction Goes Largely Unchecked  KUAR

    Arkansas is one of just seven states that does not spend money to support gambling addiction treatment. Meanwhile, canvassers are collecting signatures.

    Man wins $200,000 in Arkansas lottery while on way to visit family for Christmas, officials say  Arkansas Online

    A man driving through Arkansas on his way to visit family in Texas won big after deciding to purchase a scratch-off ticket Thursday, lottery officials said.

    Arkansas couple claims $3M lottery prize; ticket was 1 number away from $548M jackpot  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

    An Arkansas couple claimed a $3 million lottery prize Monday afternoon, lottery officials said.

    When it comes to casinos, Arkansas politics still gets wacky – with Memphis and Tunica in the crosshairs  The Daily Memphian

    Early voting started in Arkansas on Monday. Memphis and Tunica aren't on the ballot, but they may as well be. Arkansans are once again deciding whether to ...

    Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Launches Four New Scratch-Off Games  www.fox16.com

    The four new instant scratch-off style games each have unique ways to win.

    $3M Mega Millions Ticket Sold in Arkansas  MyArkLaMiss

    Sheridan couple Timothy Burdess and Christina Vandiver claimed their winning $3 million ticket Monday afternoon. The lucky couple are the 64th and 65th ...

    Arkansas Couple Claims $3 Million Mega Millions Prize  KFSM 5Newsonline

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) -- A couple from Sheridan, Arkansas claimed a $3 million Mega Millions prize Monday (Oct. 15) afternoon. Timothy Burdess and his ...

    Arkansas man wins $250,000 off $10 lottery ticket  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

    A Searcy man won the $250000 top prize on a scratch-off ticket he bought from a tobacco store, according to Arkansas Scholarship Lottery officials.

    KNWA Today: Arkansas Scholarship Lottery  KNWA

    Mega Million fever is spreading throughout the country and right here in Northwest Arkansas.

    Cash & Candor: Focusing on the Issues – Ballot Issue 4  amppob.com

    Issue 4, if approved by a majority of voters, would amend the Arkansas Constitution to issue four casino licenses in Crittenden, Garland, Pope and Jefferson ...

    What's up for grabs in the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery  KATV

    Bishop Woosley, Director for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, talks about how people can play in the lottery, plus how Arkansas students can apply for the ...

    Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Unveils New Million-Dollar Ticket  KNWA

    Just in time for the holidays, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery will begin selling five new scratch-off tickets on Tuesday.

    Arkansas lottery sales, proceeds dip from year ago  Arkansas Online

    August revenue and scholarship proceeds for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery dipped from a year ago, when a $758 million Powerball jackpot helped fuel ...

    Arkansas lottery jackpot climbs; College students win in scholarships  THV11.com KTHV

    On Wednesday, Oct. 3, numbers were drawn for two of three huge lottery jackpots up for grabs in Arkansas this week.

    Huge week for Arkansas's lottery players with 3 BIG jackpots up for grabs  THV11.com KTHV

    If you didn't know, there are three big jackpots up for grabs this week if you decide to play the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

    Mega Millions Players Ponder How To Spend Record $1.6B Prize — Arkansas Weighs In  KFSM 5Newsonline

    CHICAGO (AP) — With the Mega Millions lottery jackpot at a record $1.6 billion, people are snapping up tickets across the U.S. The Powerball jackpot also has ...

    D.C. Council legalizes sports betting, becoming first in Washington region  Washington Post

    The D.C. Council gave final approval to legal sports betting Tuesday, making the nation's capital the first in the region to allow residents and visitors to bet money ...

    AR Lottery Launches Million-Dollar Ticket Dec. 4  KARK

    Another unique instant ticket offers great odds of winning $50 or $100.

    When will my state legalize sports betting? Map of sports gambling legislation across the US | When will my state legalize sports betting? Map of sports gambling legislation across the US  SB Nation

    The United States Supreme Court overturned a sports gambling prohibition in May 2018. It opened the door for states to pass legislation allowing for sports ...

    Gambling On The Ballot: Arkansas And Louisiana Voters Deciding Future Of Sports Betting And DFS  Forbes

    Voters in Louisiana and Arkansas, two of the nation's horse racing hotbeds, could decide on the future of legalized sports betting and daily fantasy sports in their ...

    Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Collects A Record $500 Million In Revenue  KUAR

    The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery reports that during the budget year that ended June 30, a record $500.4 million in revenue was collected. Nearly $92.

    Arkansas Scholarship Lottery tops $91M for state students; year's revenue at record $500M  Arkansas Online

    The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery raised $91.9 million for college scholarships in the fiscal year that ended June 30 -- the third-largest amount that it's raised in ...

    As Mega Millions jackpot reaches $1 billion, sales soar in state  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

    As the Mega Millions jackpot soared to an estimated $1 billion, the game's sales in Arkansas rose to more than $1 million by Friday afternoon.

    Arkansas Welcomes Sports Betting, Poised For Sportsbook Near Memphis  USBets

    Arkansas voters approved casinos and sports betting, while the newly elected governor of neighboring Tennessee opposes sports betting.

    Man wins $100,000 in Arkansas lottery off $5 ticket  Arkansas Online

    A Missouri man won $100000 off a $5 scratch-off ticket purchased in Arkansas, lottery officials said Monday.

    State lottery sets $7.7M scholarship record  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

    The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery in September raised $7.7 million for college scholarships, eclipsing last year's total for the month and the record set in 2011.

    lottery director says Mega Millions sales 'excellent' as jackpot reaches $522 million  Arkansas Online

    The Mega Millions jackpot was raised Tuesday afternoon to $522 million, boosting statewide ticket sales, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery director said.

    Arkansas Lottery posts record sales year, though not record scholarship money  Arkansas Times

    The Arkansas Lottery is touting a record year of revenue in the fiscal year ending June 30, but it net profit for scholarships still trails numbers posted in earlier ...

    Issue 4 on the November ballot would authorize four casinos and sports betting in Arkansas  MyArkLaMiss

    Gamblers who go to Shreveport, Tunica or Las Vegas to play games of chance could soon stay home in the Natural State to get lucky.

    Arkansan wins $250,000 off $10 scratch-off lottery ticket  Arkansas Online

    A Hot Springs man has won the first jackpot of a scratch-off game that launched last month, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery said Thursday.

    Ad man Heathcott sues CJRW for damages in ouster  Arkansas Times

    Gary Heathcott the long-time ad and PR man who now lives in San Antonio has sued CJRW, the major ad and PR firm, over its severing of a consulting deal with ...

    New Lottery Scratch-Offs Offer Unique Ways to Win in Arkansas  kkyr.com

    Tomorrow the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery (ASL) will launch four new instant scratch-off games with unique ways to win. Although the Big Multiplier game is the ...

    This is Winning! New Slogan for Arkansas Scholarship Lottery  KARK

    Tuesday morning unveiling ceremony in downtown Little Rock.

    New Year Brings New Scratch-Offs & 5-Buck Bundle is Back  kkyr.com

    The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery (ASL) will ring in the New Year on Monday with the early launch of four new scratch-off tickets, plus the 5-Buck Bundle returns ...

    Central Arkansas woman wins $270,000 in Natural State Jackpot game  Arkansas Online

    A central Arkansas woman won $270000 playing the state lottery's Natural State Jackpot game, officials said Monday.

    New Casino for Pine Bluff in Early Stages of Development  KARK

    Quapaw Nation official says the casino, which will be named the Saracen Casino Resort, will cover around 200 acres but declines to say exactly where the ...

    Oklahoma tribe gives $1.4M total to Arkansas casino proposal  KFOR Oklahoma City

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A Native American tribe has contributed about $1.4 million to a ballot initiative to authorize four casinos in Arkansas. The Arkansas ...

    Arkansas casino expansion measure now faces 2 lawsuits seeking to boot it from the ballot  KATV

    Two separate groups are now looking to the state's highest court, hoping legal challenges they've made to Issue 4 will get the casino expansion measure booted ...

    Arkansas entities unsure about gambling changes  WholeHogSports

    People line up to place bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel-casino, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Las Vegas. The Supreme Court on Monday gave its ...

    Arkansan wins $380001 in lottery's Natural State Jackpot game  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

    An Arkansas man won $380001 playing the Natural State Jackpot game, according to a Tuesday statement from the state lottery.

    History Of Online Gambling Expansion Raises Questions For Sports Betting In 2019  OnlinePokerReport.com

    Most analysts expect legal sports betting to spread rapidly across the country. So far so good, but don't be surprised if legislation suddenly stagnates.

    Quapaw Nation gets nod to operate proposed casino in Arkansas  World Casino Directory

    Two Jefferson County, Arkansas officials have reportedly endorsed the Quapaw Nation to operate the proposed Saracen Casino Resort in Pine Bluff upon...

    Lottery jackpots nearing combined $1 billion for upcoming drawings  THV11.com KTHV

    The Mega Millions jackpot is now the third highest in the game's history at $548 million, and Powerball is not far behind at $314 million.

    Cabot woman a $1 million lottery winner | Arkansas Blog  Arkansas Times

    Bridget Putt of Cabot has won $1 million in the Arkansas Lottery's Play It Again drawing. About a third of the sum will be withheld for state and federal income ...

    Since 2017, Little Rock man has won separate lottery prizes of $29,532, $21,000 and $50,000  Arkansas Online

    A Little Rock man claimed more than $30,000 in lottery prizes Tuesday, marking the third and fourth time in two years he has won jackpots worth tens of ...

    Arkansans win more than $200,000 each in separate lottery games  Arkansas Online

    Two Arkansans won more than $200000 each in separate state lottery games this week, officials said.

    Sales Keep Soaring for Arkansas Lottery  www.fox16.com

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery (ASL) is reporting strong sales over the last few months. "The May numbers are in, and year to date, ...

    Central Arkansas man claims lotto ticket worth $25,000 a year, takes $390,000 lump sum instead  Arkansas Online

    A central Arkansas man has claimed a lottery ticket that is worth $25000 a year for the rest of his life, officials said Friday, but instead opted to take a $390000 ...

    State lottery intake a July record, not so with scholarships cash  Arkansas Online

    The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery set a July record in revenue collections, but the amount raised for college scholarships was the third-lowest for a July in its ...

    Arkansas lottery names winners of $500000, $140000 and $100000 prizes  Arkansas Online

    Three Arkansans recently claimed big prizes in the state lottery, officials said. Floyd Owens won $500,000 off a $20 200X the Money ticket he bought from ...

    Arkansas ticket wins $150,000 in Powerball lottery | Regional News  Magnoliareporter

    There was no grand prize winner of Saturday's Powerball lottery drawing but there was a $150000 winner in Arkansas.

    Casino plan for Arkansas proposed to benefit roads  Arkansas Online

    A private group on Friday proposed a constitutional amendment that would authorize the state to issue licenses for up to three casinos in Arkansas, with most of ...

    How to watch: Arkansas vs. Georgia Tech  247Sports

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    BUSINESS PEOPLE  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

    ACCOUNTING. Hogan Taylor LLP has announced promotions at its Arkansas offices. They are: Randi Chambers, CPA, Senior Manager, Assurance, Little Rock; ...

    Mississippi casino draws endorsement from another lame duck  Arkansas Times

    Lame duck Russellville Mayor Randy Horton said in a letter released today by a Mississippi casino operator that he believes the Mississippi group would be the ...

    Arkansas man claims $200,000 lottery prize  Arkansas Online

    No one has claimed a Natural State Jackpot ticket that is a $200000 winner, lottery officials said Tuesday.

    Mega Millions rolls over to $868 million, $50000 winner in Arkansas  Magnoliareporter

    There was no grand prize winner of Tuesday's Mega Millions lottery jackpot.

    Ex-consultant files suit on Little Rock marketing firm  Arkansas Online

    Gary Heathcott, a former consultant for Little Rock-based Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods, has filed a lawsuit against the marketing firm, saying he is entitled ...

    Gulfport casino operator proposes $250m resort casino for Pope County  World Casino Directory

    Mississippi-based operator, Gulfside Casino Partnership LLC, on Thursday announced plans for a three-phase $250-million resort casino in Pope County ...