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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 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.

    Kentucky Lottery has highest sales ever for the first half of its fiscal year — $36.5 million more  User-generated content

    Kentucky Lottery sales have closed the first half of the fiscal year higher than any other period in the organization's history. July-December sales for the lottery ...

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

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

    Kentucky Lottery celebrates 30th anniversary with new logo  WDRB

    Many events are planned for the lottery leading up to its April anniversary date.

    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.

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

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

    Woman wins $1M playing Kentucky Lottery scratch-off game  WXIX

    A Georgetown, Kentucky woman won a million dollar Kentucky Lottery scratch-off ticket while playing a game on Christmas.

    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.

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

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

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

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

    John Calipari: Keldon Johnson slump shows Kentucky is making great progress  A Sea Of Blue

    Keldon Johnson has had an up and down stretch since the Kentucky Wildcats entered conference play. Johnson played 27 minutes on Tuesday night against ...

    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 ...

    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 ...

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

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

    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:

    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.

    Five divisive issues to watch when the 2019 Kentucky General Assembly starts Jan. 8  Lexington Herald-Leader

    The 2019 Kentucky General Assembly begins on Jan. 8. What will state lawmakers do with their 30 workdays in Frankfort? Here are five subjects they've publicly ...

    An early Christmas gift for fans: Kentucky-UNC, Kansas on Saturday  ESPN

    In a battle of two blue bloods each seeking momentum, Kentucky and UNC square off in Chicago, while top-ranked Kansas visits Arizona State.

    $800 bourbon up for grabs in special Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board lottery  PennLive.com

    A total of 871 bottles are up for grabs, including one for $800.

    Kentucky vs. Louisville basketball: Can Calipari’s dominance continue?  SB Nation

    John Calipari has owned Louisville since arriving at Kentucky in 2009. For the sake of his Lexington legacy, he needs that trend to continue.

    Kentucky woman wins $1M in Lottery Scratch-off playing Saran Wrap game  The Owensboro Times

    One of the latest trends to hit family get-togethers during the holiday season is the Saran Wrap game. Small-ticket prizes are rolled into layers of Saran Wrap, ...

    Winning numbers drawn in '5 Card Cash' game | Local News  The Messenger

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

    UK Basketball: John Calipari emphasizing how Nick Richards is key to a national title  A Sea Of Blue

    John Calipari and Kenny Payne have said that Nick Richards will be key to Kentucky's title hopes.

    Revised Wire Act DOJ Opinion Raises More Questions Than Answers for Online Gambling, Interstate Lotteries  Casino.Org News

    The Wire Act has once again received a new interpretation after the US Department of Justice (DOJ) issued an updated opinion on how the federal statute ...

    Mega Millions Climbs To $321 Million  LEX18 Lexington KY News

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– It could be a very Merry Christmas for tomorrow's Mega Millions winner. The current Jackpot is worth more than $300 million.

    Patrol arrests highlight drug activity along I-75 in Scott County  WKYT

    The Scott County Sheriff's Office say drug patrols along I-75 yielded three arrests in a matter of hours.

    New Wizards telecast opens door to sports betting through TV  Lexington Herald Leader

    A new, gambling-focused telecast of Washington Wizards games is just the appetizer to what the team and its TV partner hope will be a more substantial main ...

    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 ...

    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 ...

    Kelly names Kansas Lottery attorney as interim director  Lexington Herald Leader

    Gov. Laura Kelly has named the Kansas Lottery's top attorney to serve as its interim executive director.

    Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game  Lexington Herald Leader

    The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Kentucky Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were: 4-3-5. (four, three, five) ...

    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 ...

    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.

    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.

    Kentucky Lottery warns of scammers as Mega Millions jackpot soars to $1 billion  WDRB

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Mega Millions mania is taking over Louisville as the jackpot soars to $1 billion. A big crowd lined up for hours Friday in the KFC Yum ...

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

    The Red Mile has more types of gambling than any other place in Kentucky. The harness track in Lexington has simulcast betting on horse races and, in a joint ...

    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 ...

    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 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 ...

    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 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.

    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.

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

    Lottery officials say they still haven't heard from the winner.

    $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.

    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  WCPO Cincinnati

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Lottery has announced record ticket sales in 2018. A statement from the lottery says it recorded sales of $1.04 billion, ...

    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 ...

    Powerball jackpot climbs, $1 million ticket sold in Kentucky  WKYT

    The Kentucky Lottery said a $1 million ticket was sold in Crestwood, in Oldham County.

    Kentucky Lawmakers Create Panel To Advance Sports Betting Regulation  Legal Sports Report

    Kentucky lawmakers will take another look at legalizing sports betting in the commonwealth as other states move to regulate it.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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 reports strong sales — earning $117.7 million so far this year; funds scholarships  User-generated content

    Kentucky Lottery's board reports strong year-to date sales through the end of November. Vice President and Corporate Controller Maggie Garrison reported total ...

    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 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 ...

    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.

    What does the Supreme Court ruling on sports betting mean in Kentucky?  Courier Journal

    A landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturns a federal ban on sports betting may have big implications in Kentucky, where some legislators have long ...

    Kentucky Lottery sales reached how much?  Louisville Business First

    For the second year in a row, sales of Kentucky Lottery tickets have exceeded a billion dollars. For fiscal year 2018, which ended June 30, overall lottery sales ...

    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 ...

    Mega Millions, Powerball Runs Lead To Highest Sales And Income Month In Ky. Lottery History  LEX18 Lexington KY News

    (LEX 18)– The near-world record Mega Millions jackpot run – in tandem with a Powerball jackpot run that rose to more than $680 million – led to the most ...

    Kentucky Lottery to test new live horse racing game in NKY  WLWT Cincinnati

    A new lottery game is coming to horse country. The Kentucky Lottery will soon be testing Win Place Show, a new game based on live horse racing.

    Kentucky lawmakers push sports betting after Supreme Court ruling  WDRB

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Several Kentucky lawmakers indicated Monday they will push to legalize sports gambling after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ...

    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.

    Kentucky Could Be on the Brink of Legalizing Sports Betting  VegasSlotsOnline

    Kentucky is the latest state on the brink of legalizing sports betting. This would be a big move away from its historical anti-gambling stance.

    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.

    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 ...

    EquiLottery To Offer Content From Penn National Gaming Tracks For Kentucky Pilot Program - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

    EquiLottery and Penn National Gaming Inc. have reached an agreement to offer Penn National racetrack *content* for EquiLottery's “Win Place Show” pilot ...

    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 ...

    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.

    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 ...

    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 ...

    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.

    The NFL, MLB, NBA and PGA Tour have all hired lobbyists in Kentucky. Here’s why.  Lexington Herald-Leader

    Professional sports organizations want a piece of the action if Kentucky allows sports betting. In recent weeks, Major League Baseball, National Basketball ...

    Kentucky Lottery unveils new ways to win  WHAS11.com

    There's a new, convenient way to win the Kentucky Lottery.

    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 ...

    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 ...

    Another Mega Millions $1 million ticket sold in Kentucky  WBKO

    This is the seventh $1 million ticket sold in Kentucky in the past month.

    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 ...

    Legalized sports betting has good chance in Kentucky, lawmaker says  Courier Journal

    Kentucky state Sen. Morgan McGarvey says a bipartisan sports betting bill could lead to more revenue for the financially squeezed state.

    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.

    A safe bet for increased revenue? Bill prefiled to allow sports betting in Ky.  Bowling Green Daily News

    Did Kentucky hit the jackpot when the U.S. Supreme Court in May struck down a ban on sports betting?

    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?

    EquiLottery Hires Kenleigh Hobby To Oversee Kentucky's Win Place Show Game - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

    EquiLottery Games has announced the hiring of Kenleigh Hobby to oversee operations in Kentucky and will operate out of the EquiLottery Games Louisville ...

    Kentucky lawmakers consider putting casinos on ballot  WCPO

    Some Kentucky chambers of commerce want to get the casino gaming issue on the November ballot.

    Kentucky Basketball beats Winthrop Eagles: 4 Things We Learned  A Sea Of Blue

    A fourth-straight win for the Kentucky Wildcats came rather easy on Wednesday, as they topped the Winthrop Eagles, 87-74. Once again, John Calipari's big ...

    Coal mines, bourbon & basketball: Spending $1 billion the Kentucky way  Courier Journal

    Hey, it could happen if you won both the Mega Millions and the Powerball this week. Here's how to spend $1 billion of lottery winnings in Kentucky.

    The Kentucky student ticket lottery is dead. What is replacing it?  Lexington Herald-Leader

    The student ticket lottery is dead, and its replacement might be found in your pocket. Kentucky announced Wednesday that it is doing away with the ...

    $50,000 winning Powerball ticket sold in Lexington  WKYT

    The Kentucky Lottery said the ticket matched four numbers and the Powerball in Saturday night's drawing.

    Duke vs. Kentucky: Prediction, pick, Champions Classic odds, line, TV channel, watch online, live stream  CBSSports.com

    Matt Norlander provides analysis and gives his pick for the main event of Tuesday night's Champions Classic.

    Legalize casinos to pay for pensions? Kentucky lawmakers look to pass gambling bill in 2018  The Courier-Journal

    Casinos have long been shunned by Kentucky lawmakers. But a painfully tight budget might give some momentum to the bill that would raise new revenue.

    Mega Millions Ticket Sold In Elizabethtown Hits For $1M  LEX18 Lexington KY News

    ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) — While no one cashed in on Friday's big Mega Millions lottery jackpot, one person who bought a ticket in Elizabeth town came ...

    UK basketball ticket lottery is out as part of student ticket changes  Courier Journal

    Major changes are coming to the way UK sell men's basketball and football tickets to its students. Check them out.

    Stanford man wins $250K on Kentucky Lottery scratch-off ticket - The Interior Journal  Interior Journal

    You have read 0 of 8 articles. Log In or Subscribe. LOUISVILLE — Superstition has many people believing that Friday the 13th is an unlucky day. However, the ...

    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.

    ESPN releases newest 2019 NBA Mock Draft  247Sports

    Both the NBA and college have played a significant number of basketball games, which makes the 2019 NBA Draft that much easier to project. For one thing, we ...

    New games at the Kentucky Lottery | News  WDRB

    One out of every five Kentuckians have now received a college scholarship or grant paid for by Lottery proceeds.

    ‘This is not a joke’: Kentucky mom, daughter win $1M  WHAS11.com

    CRESTWOOD, Ky. (WHAS11) – A mother and a daughter are the latest lottery winners after they purchased the $1 million winning Powerball ticket for the Oct.