Kentucky: Legislation Introduced for Referendum on Casino Gaming

Wed, Feb 15 2012 — Source: Racing Daily Forum

Voters in Kentucky will be asked to approve a constitutional amendment to allow casinos at five racetracks and two other sites in Kentucky under a bill unveiled by Gov. Steve Beshear on Tuesday.
The legislation, which is being co-sponsored by Sen. Damon Thayer, would place the issue on the November ballot in Kentucky. Under state law, any legislation proposing to amend the constitution requires a three-fifths vote in both the House and Senate.

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