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Video gambling at the race tracks proposed in Kentucky

 Soon bettors at the race tracks in Kentucky could enjoy another form of gambling - video machines. State Rep. Gregory Stumbo (D-Prestonsburg) is proposing video gambling to become legal and available throughout the horse racing tracks in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, according to a press release. The new form of gambling is aimed at increasing the gambling revenues of the horse racing tracks and the additional money in the stat coffins from the taxes will be allocated to education, as well as reducing the vehicle and boat state taxes. According to Rep. Stumbo, he plans to submit the gambling bill during the 2009 General Assembly. Gregory Stumbo was the Democratic Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, as well as the  longest-serving House Majority Leader.

 Published on 07/30/2008

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