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    Kentucky Gaming Statistics:

    Number of casinos: 9
    Number of slot machines: 2612
    Number of horse tracks: 4

    Gambling facilities in Kentucky:

    Bluegrass Downs - Paducah, KY - (270) 444-7117
    Ellis Park - Henderson, KY - (812) 425-1456 - 179 gaming machines
    Churchill Downs - Louisville, KY - (502) 636-4400
    The Red Mile Kentucky Harness & Historic Racing - Lexington, KY - (859) 255-0752 - 902 gaming machines
    Kentucky Downs Casino - Franklin, KY - (270) 586 7778 - 631 gaming machines
    Keeneland Race Course - Lexington, KY - (859) 254-3412
    Turfway Park - Florence, KY - (859) 371-0200
    Derby City Gaming - Louisville, KY - (502) 961-7600 - 900 gaming machines
    Cumberland Run - Corbin, KY

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    Kentucky lawmaker wants to legalize and tax sports betting to help pay for pensions  Lexington Herald Leader

    Kentucky could collect tens of millions of dollars in revenue annually and dedicate most of it to the public pension shortfall under a bill that would legalize and tax ...

    Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash Ball' game | AP /KPNS  Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Kentucky Lottery's "Cash Ball" game were:

    Kentucky Lawmakers Back 'Freedom' Bill To Couple iPoker, Sports Betting  US Bets

    The state of Kentucky has a handful of sports betting bills, but one of them calls for online poker as well and has quite a bit of support.

    Kentucky bill calls for legal wagering on college, pro sports  WKRC TV Cincinnati

    ERLANGER, Ky. (WKRC) - If a northern Kentucky state representative gets his way, you could soon place bets on professional or college sports in the Bluegrass ...

    Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game | AP /KPNS  Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Kentucky Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were:

    Kentucky Online Poker? Gambling Expansion Bills Sprout In The Bluegrass State  OnlinePokerReport.com

    Kentucky lawmakers are pursing gambling expasion in 2019, with bills filed concering online poker, sports betting, and casinos.

    Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Evening' game | AP /KPNS  Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Kentucky Lottery's "Pick 4 Evening" game were:

    New Kentucky Sports Betting Bill Light On Particulars  Sports Handle

    The latest KY bill to be referred to committee would allow for betting on collegiate sports, but doesn't address a tax rate.

    Is PJ Washington making it cool to be more than a one-and-done at Kentucky?  Lexington Herald Leader

    After PJ Washington chose not to keep his name in the NBA Draft after his freshman year at Kentucky he is enjoying a monster second half of his sophomore ...

    2018-19 Duke vs. 2009-10 Kentucky: a comparison that’s come to life  A Sea Of Blue

    During a discussion on ESPN's High Noon this week, co-host Bomani Jones compared this year's loaded Duke side to the 2009-10 version of Kentucky ... and it ...

    Online poker bills for New York & Kentucky, Online casinos for West Virginia  CalvinAyre.com

    A quick summary of progress of online poker bills in New York and Kentucky, and an online casino bill in West Virginia. Providing updates on the progress of ...

    Derby Festival, Kentucky Lottery Team Up For 'Festival Fanatic' Promotion  LEX18 Lexington KY News

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Derby Festival and the Kentucky Lottery are teaming up for a special promotion. According to a press release, the two ...

    Kentucky Introduces Legislation To Legalize Online Poker And Sports Betting  CardPlayer.com

    Kentucky doesn't have a single casino within its borders, but it may soon have online poker and sports betting if state lawmakers get their way. Last week ...

    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.

    Lottery State-by-State | AP /KPNS  Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

    The state-by-state winning lottery numbers through Wednesday:

    EquiLottery Games to feature Keeneland races during Kentucky Lottery trial of Win Place Show – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

    LEXINGTON, Ky. — Keeneland and live sports lottery game provider EquiLottery Games have reached an agreement to feature races from the 2019 Keeneland ...

    Who's overrated? UK players have different message from blowout win  Courier Journal

    Kentucky basketball players sent a message Saturday with the way they dominated No. 1 Tennessee.

    Winning numbers drawn in '5 Card Cash' game | AP /KPNS  Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Kentucky Lottery's "5 Card Cash" game were:

    Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Midday' game | AP /KPNS  Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Kentucky Lottery's "Pick 4 Midday" game were:

    Kentucky man almost threw away a $4 million lottery ticket  WVLT.TV

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A $4 million lottery ticket nearly ended up in the trash. A Kentucky man who said he often plays Tennessee Lottery games won big ...

    Sports betting legislation filed in Kentucky House of Representatives  WKYT

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - A bill has been filed in the Kentucky House of Representatives that would legalize sports betting, online poker, and fantasy sports ...

    Scholarships, grants and the Kentucky Lottery  The Casey County News

    By Jimmy Higdon As we look forward to the continuation of the 2019 Regular Session, I would like to take some time to address a monetary issue that is ...

    Kentucky Lottery unveils new scratch-off game  WHAS11.com

    The Kentucky Lottery is doing something different this year, with a game called 100 Times The Cash.

    New Hampshire online lottery sues over gambling opinion  Lexington Herald Leader

    A U.S. Department of Justice legal opinion that could threaten online gambling and state-run lotteries is being challenged in court by the state of New Hampshire ...

    Remember Kentucky basketball? It could be time to start paying attention again.  The Washington Post

    This first half of the season produced a rarity: Kentucky mostly out of the college basketball spotlight. That will end Saturday when the Wildcats play host to ...

    Kentucky Wildcats vs. LSU Tigers Basketball Roundtable and Predictions  A Sea Of Blue

    Tuesday night will be a big challenge for the Kentucky Wildcats in Rupp Arena. The LSU Tigers come to town with a record of 19-4 and have the same SEC ...

    Kentucky Online Poker Bill Filed  Online Poker.net

    You can add another state to the list of states looking to bring regulated, legal online poker within their borders as a Kentucky online poker bill was filed last ...

    NBA Mock Draft 2019: ESPN projects all 60 picks with breakdowns  A Sea Of Blue

    The 2019 NBA Draft picture continues to come into focus as March nears.

    Lose the lottery, win big as 2019 ‘Festival Fanatic’  WAVE 3

    The Kentucky Lottery and the Kentucky Derby Festival have joined forces and formed a new contest, Festival Fanatic. The winner receives once-in-a-lifetime ...

    ‘A can’t miss circus act.’ Get to know Kentucky’s best college basketball player.  Lexington Herald Leader

    Murray State and sophomore sensation Ja Morant visit Eastern Kentucky University on Saturday, February 16. Here are five things to know about the Racers ...

    Media impressed with Kentucky big men in win  247Sports

    Kentucky flexed its muscles in taking care of South Carolina Tuesday.

    pvMB 2/14/19: Lyft adds EV option, Kentucky legislation to kill net metering… and more!  pv magazine USA

    Happy Valentines Day and welcome to your pv magazine USA morning brief! Today we'll be looking at a Tesla Powerwall owner who's system was so efficient ...

    Wizards begin All-Star Break, Wall plans to graduate from Kentucky  Bullets Forever

    This weekend in February will be the highest point of the Wizards' 2018-19 season.

    John Calipari says the light has finally come on for PJ Washington  Courier Journal

    The elite version of PJ Washington has shown up in three straight games, and there's reason to hope it's here to stay for Kentucky basketball.

    The best NBA prospect you've never heard of? Murray State's Ja Morant  Courier Journal

    MURRAY, Ky. – His journey from under-recruited high schooler to top NBA prospect is largely thanks to the search for a snack. Back in the summer of 2016, ...

    Four Wildcats among ESPN's top 50 NBA Draft prospects  247Sports

    It took longer than anticipated, but Kentucky seems to have found its stride. After starting the 2018-19 season at No. 2 in both major preseason polls, the Wildcats ...

    Full house for S'west trainer, but not Baffert  Hot Springs Sentinel

    A Southwest Stakes without Bob Baffert lurking around the edges is like a five-star football recruit choosing Arkansas over Alabama or Donald Trump and Nancy ...

    An NBA Draft viewing guide to the All-Star break  Peachtree Hoops

    The Atlanta Hawks have a full week off from game action and, with NBA All-Star weekend in the rear-view mirror, the entire league is on hold for a few days.

    Kentucky Sports Betting Hearing Highlights Need For Mobile Wagering, Competitive Tax Rate  Legal Sports Report

    The discussion on Kentucky sports betting took a leap forward on Friday, as lawmakers heard testimony from several gaming stakeholders on how to ...

    The Future Of Kentucky Sports Betting Legislation Is Underway  Legal Sports Report

    A group of state lawmakers is close to finalizing a Kentucky sports betting bill it plans to pre-file prior to the start of next year's legislative session. The bill would ...

    Illegal gaming activity leads to shutdown of several Kentucky Lottery retailers  WLWT Cincinnati

    Six Kentucky lottery retailers have pleaded guilty to gambling charges after police seized 22 illegal gambling machines. The machines were described as “video ...

    Is there a sports betting showdown brewing in Frankfort for next year?  Louisville Business First

    Could we be making legal bets on professional and collegiate sports in Kentucky by this time next year? Next month, the Kentucky General Assembly comes ...

    Morant's rise: Former Crestwood, current Murray State standout ascends to possible NBA lottery pick  Sumter Item

    Ja Morant is finding ways to stay grounded following his ascension to the bright lights of college basketball's national stage. The high-flying Murray State point ...

    Buying a lottery ticket in this county just got harder. State revokes licenses at six stores  Lexington Herald-Leader

    The Kentucky Lottery terminated licenses to sell tickets at six stores in Casey County after people who held the licenses pleaded guilty on gambling charges.

    Speedway in southeast Louisville sells $1 million Mega Millions ticket  Courier Journal

    A Speedway store in southeast Louisville sold a $1 million Mega Millions ticket.

    Stadium’s NCAA Tournament Bracket Scouting (Feb. 17)  Stadium

    Selection Sunday is exactly a month away, which means there's up to three weeks left of regular season action before the start of conference tournaments.

    Someone just won $25,000 a year for life in the Kentucky Lottery. Was it you?  Courier Journal

    A Kentucky Lottery player may be living comfortably for a while after winning $25000 a year for life.

    Kentucky lawmakers who are against casinos aren't pious - just dumb  Courier Journal

    Because Kentucky won't approve casino gambling, we are taxing slot machines at a much lower rate than we should, leaving millions on the table.

    Attorney General Wants To Fund Pensions With Kentucky Sports Betting Revenue  Legal Sports Report

    Kentucky sports betting has gained a powerful ally. In a recent letter to state legislators, Attorney General Andy Beshear called for lawmakers to pass an ...

    Is Churchill Downs betting on expanded gaming with new facility?  Courier Journal

    New Churchill Downs venue would position racetrack owner well if sports betting is legalized in Kentucky.

    Kentucky Lottery unveils new logo  WAVE 3

    For the first time in ten years, Kentucky Lottery's logo has a new look.

    Kentucky Lottery adds secret ticket distribution hub in Louisville  Louisville Business First

    The Kentucky Lottery Corp. has forged a new partnership with a publicly traded gaming company to manage its scratch-off and instant games business and ...

    Red Mile adds other forms of gambling giving it most games in the state  Lexington Herald-Leader

    The Red Mile, which has a gambling parlor and simulcasting with Keeneland, also has added Keno and lottery sales. It's legal and lucrative for both parties, they ...

    Sports betting will be no home run for state budgets  WHAS11.com

    Similar to pot legalization, states who have legalized sports betting have found the revenue accounts for one half of 1 percent of the entire state budget.

    Is Kentucky due for a Mega Millions win? Odds are long, but we may be  Courier Journal

    Thirty-seven New Yorkers – but no Kentuckians – have won Mega Millions jackpots. But that could all change after Friday's jackpot drawing.

    We spend a lot of money on the lottery. So just how lucky is Kentucky?  Courier Journal

    With a huge Mega MIllions and Powerball jackpots coming up, here are some facts about the Kentucky Lottery and where all that money goes.

    $1 million dollar lottery ticket sold in Kentucky; Mega Millions jackpot increases  WBKO

    There was not a winner for last night's Mega Millions jackpot – bringing it now to an estimated $868 million.

    Kentucky Lottery looking for person who purchased $50,000 Powerball ticket  WKYT

    Someone won $50000 playing Powerball Saturday night, and the Kentucky Lottery is looking for the person to step forward.

    Updated KY Sports Betting Bill: 25 Percent Tax, Creation of Kentucky Gaming Commission, No Integrity Fee  SportsHandle.com

    KY Senator Julian Carroll re-filed a sports betting bill that calls for a 25 percent tax rate, $250000 application fee and sends revenue to pension funds.

    Kentucky Lottery giving away free Mega Millions tickets in Lexington  WKYT

    The Kentucky Lottery is giving away hundreds of Mega Millions tickets ahead of Friday's big drawing.

    Kentucky Lottery unveils new logo for 30th anniversary – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — With the Kentucky Lottery's 30th anniversary occurring in 2019, a new logo that better represents its roots in the Bluegrass has been ...

    Kentucky woman cashes $1 million lottery ticket after playing 'Saran wrap' game  WDRB

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Christmas tradition involving Saran wrap and lottery tickets led to a Kentucky woman cashing a $1 million scratch-off ticket.

    Kentucky lottery to give new horse racing game a trial next spring  Lexington Herald Leader

    The Kentucky Lottery Corporation will have a 90-day trial of EquiLottery, a horse-racing based lottery game.

    Regulated Sports Gaming Would Come To Kentucky Under Proposed Bill  WKMS

    Sports gaming has been a hot topic since a Supreme Court decision last year allowed states to legalize gambling on sports such as football and basketball.

    Bourbon County man wins $225,000 playing Kentucky Lottery game  WKYT

    A Bourbon County man has won big playing the Kentucky Lottery, and he has claimed his six-figure check.

    Kentucky Lottery to celebrate record-breaking Mega Millions jackpot with ticket giveaway  Lexington Herald-Leader

    A total of 250 coupons for free plays will be given away on a first-come first-serve basis Tuesday morning, according to the Kentucky Lottery. The giveaway is ...

    Vols looking to get back on track against struggling Vanderbilt  WVLT.TV

    It's a new week and a new ranking for Tennessee basketball. The fifth-ranked Vols are looking to get back on track Tuesday night against a familiar foe.

    Ky. must help addicts, not limit sports gambling  Lexington Herald-Leader

    I read with interest the Sept.18 commentary by community columnist Carson Benn, “Expanding Ky. sports wagering not a wise bet,” As the debate over ...

    Kentucky Lottery Announces Record Sales in 2018 | Kentucky News  U.S. News & World Report

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Lottery has announced record ticket sales in 2018.

    Kentucky Lottery sets sales record - ABC 36 News  WTVQ

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Kentucky Lottery sales have closed the first half of the fiscal year higher than any other period in the organization's history.

    Lottery fever remains in Kentucky as Powerball approaches $620 million  WKYT

    Nobody in Kentucky won the record-setting $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot last night, but that isn't stopping anyone from trying to hit the tonight's Powerball for ...

    Keldon Johnson NBA Draft: 3 Best Landing Spots for Kentucky Star  Heavy.com

    A look at three NBA destinations that would be an ideal fit for Kentucky forward Keldon Johnson.

    Getting lucky in Kentucky: Sixth million dollar lottery ticket sold in 3 weeks  WXIX

    Getting lucky in Kentucky, There's something in the air in the Bluegrass State.

    Kentucky Lottery sales reached how much?  Louisville Business First

    It was a record for the second year in a row. Kentucky Lottery Corp. President and CEO Tom Delacenserie helps explain why.

    Kentucky Lottery introduces new KENO Bulls-Eye feature — provides additional chances to win prizes  User-generated content

    Kentucky Lottery players now have a new way to win even more prizes in the popular game Keno, as the new Bulls-Eye feature is now available. Players can ...

    Winning Kentucky Lottery ticket for $25000 a year for life sold in Louisville  WDRB

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Someone in Louisville has won $25,000 a year for life from the Kentucky Lottery. According to a news release, the winning ticket for ...

    Kentucky Lottery: $1M Powerball ticket sold in Radcliff  WHAS11.com

    HARDIN CO., Ky. (WHAS11) -- Check those Powerball tickets! A lucky lottery player in Hardin County is waking up a million dollars richer. A Powerball ticket sold ...

    Kentucky Lottery doubles online sales; Jackpocket has $1m winner  CalvinAyre.com

    The Kentucky Lottery reports online sales doubling to $10.2m in fiscal 2018; lottery reseller Jackpocket has $1m winner in Minnesota.

    Adam Silver’s annual NBA address keys on competitive balance  Lexington Herald Leader

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, in annual All-Star address, says league can still improve on competitive balance.

    Kentucky Lottery testing new game based on live horse racing  WKYT

    'Win Place Show' will be offered in about 45 stores in the Lexington, Louisville, and Northern Kentucky regions starting March 24, 2019.

    Hit the Higher Education jackpot with Kentucky Lottery  WHAS11.com

    The Kentucky Lottery helps fund scholarships and grants for families that need them and right now is the time to apply for assistance. Tom Delacenserie from the ...

    Kentucky one of first states to debut new text-to-play lottery card  WKRC TV Cincinnati

    COVINGTON, Ky. (WKRC) - There's a new way to buy lottery tickets in Kentucky. The new text-to-play lottery card lets you buy and play Powerball and Mega ...

    Powerball's $750 million jackpot is still up for grabs. Here's what to know.  Courier Journal

    Hey, don't be sad about losing the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot. The $750 million Powerball drawing is Wednesday night.

    Kentucky Court Reverses $870 Million Judgment Against PokerStars  OnlinePokerReport.com

    The Kentucky Court of Appeals has thrown out a years-old lawsuit between the Commonwealth and PokerStars.

    Pappy Van Winkle lottery at Kentucky Krogers  WKYT

    Anyone who has wanted to get their hands on one of the elusive bottles of Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon will have the chance next week.

    Million-dollar lottery ticket sold in Louisville, 4th sold in Kentucky in last 17 days  WHAS11.com

    Kentucky has had four of these $1 million tickets sold in the Bluegrass State just in the past 17 days.

    Searching For Clues About Which States Will Pass New Sports Betting Bills In 2019  Legal Sports Report

    Congress will go back into session this week and state legislatures throughout the country will follow shortly thereafter. When they do, legal sports betting will ...

    PGA Tour wants 'piece of the action' if Ky. approves sports gambling  Kentucky Today

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - A representative of one professional sports governing body indicated to a legislative committee his group wants “a piece of the action,” if ...

    Equilottery Finalizes Video Streaming Deal For Kentucky Lottery Pilot - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

    Last month, EquiLottery LLC and the Kentucky Lottery announced plans for a 90 day pilot program for “Win Place Show.” The pilot will launch on March 24, 2019 ...

    250 people get free chances at $1 billion from Kentucky Lottery  WLKY Louisville

    With a $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs, many people around the country are buying tickets in hopes of being the lucky winner. Kentucky Lottery ...

    Ky Lottery warns players of scammers - ABC 36 News  WTVQ

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Lottery warns people to be on the lookout for scammers. Tuesday nights Mega Millions jackpot stands at an estimated ...

    Lawrenceburg woman wins $125,000 in Kentucky Lottery scratch-off  WKYT

    A Lawrenceburg woman scratched her way to a six-figure jackpot after purchasing a winning ticket in Liberty.

    Churchill Downs boosts number of gaming machines at off-track facility  Louisville Business First

    Churchill Downs Inc. received approval from the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to increase the number of historical racing machines for the opening of its ...

    New ways to win the Kentucky Lottery  WHAS11.com

    Since they opened their doors in 1989, they've given close to $5 billion back to the Commonwealth. From kindergarten to college, the Kentucky Lottery helps ...

    Will Kentucky Or Indiana Legalize Sports Betting In 2019?  USBets

    Sports betting legalization is on the table in Kentucky and Indiana, with betting on college sports at the center of debates.

    Kentucky Lottery's Tom Delacenserie on Great Day Live!  WHAS11.com

    Kentucky Lottery President and CEO Tom Delacenserie joined us with details on the new 1-OFF lottery wager for Pick 3 and Pick 4. For more information, visit ...

    Seventh $1 million lottery ticket sold in Kentucky in a month  WKYT

    Officials with the Kentucky Lottery say a $1 million ticket was sold in Florence.

    Kentucky Downs in Franklin is being sold  WBKO

    Kentucky Racing Acquisition, LLC announced Tuesday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase all the assets of Kentucky Downs.

    Kentucky Lottery adds enhancements to Pick 3, Pick 4 draw games — you can be 1-OFF  User-generated content

    Several enhancements are in place for popular Kentucky Lottery draw games. One of these enhancements includes a new feature for the Pick 3 and Pick 4 ...

    Why do some Kentucky officials make more than Matt Bevin despite law?  Courier Journal

    A state law says no state employee can make more than the governor. So why is it than more than 30 people do, and who are they?