December 30, 2010 - 10:16am
Local news for Dec. 30, 2010
"House Speaker Greg Stumbo said Wednesday that the legislature is unlikely to tackle any gambling related legislation this session, which begins next week. Proponents of expanded gambling have pushed the legislature to change the law to allow for video lottery terminals, or VLTs, at the state’s...
November 6, 2010 - 6:21pm
Louisville.com's editor's entirely amateur and not to be used when coming up with your own bets thoughts on the field
I've been at Churchill Downs for the Breeders' Cup all weekend and I'm yet to make a bet (heck of the 21 races this weekend, I'll only have seen three of them). But I'm not going to miss the opportunity to watch the marquee race, the Breeders' Cup Classic, which posts at 6:45 p.m. Nor am I going...
November 4, 2010 - 9:46am
Local news for Nov. 4, 2010.
September 27, 2010 - 12:55pm
Although not quite Shakespearean in its various acts, intrigues,
subplots and human frailties, it has become a great and ongoing farce
that Kentucky, of all places, can’t get its gambling laws straight.
This article appeared in the September 2010 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.Although not quite Shakespearean in its various acts, intrigues, subplots and human frailties, it has become a great and ongoing farce that Kentucky, of all places, can’t get its gambling...
July 29, 2012 - 6:50pm
Yes, I blindly punched random numbers into a betting machine. I have no idea what any of those numbers mean, but I hope when I put the mysterious slips of paper back into the betting machine after the Derby it starts flashing lights and spitting out quarters.
I've only bet on a few races in my life. The first time, I picked horses whose owners had Arabic sounding names. After all, they call a breed Arabian for a reason. Thousands of years of history should count for something.I won.The next time, I bet based entirely on amusing names. I lost.This year,...