Horseshoe To Offer
Online For Fun Games
- CALGARY, CANADA - Horseshoe Gaming, Jack Binions
privately held gaming company with casinos in Mississippi,
Louisiana, and Indiana, has contracted Chartwell Technology
to develop a play for fun online casino as
part of Horseshoes overall Internet strategy.
online games will be available to all new and current
members of Horseshoes customer loyalty program,
is excited to be partnered with Chartwell in this extremely
important Internet initiative," states Jon C. Wolfe,
senior vice president and CIO of Horseshoe Gaming Holding
Slots at Kentucky Racetracks
- FRANKFORT, KY - Kentucky Senate President David Williams
vowed on March 1 to move to kill a bill that would allow
video slot machines at the states eight racetracks.
Kentucky racetracks maintain that they need the slot machines
to compete with riverboat casinos in Indiana.
estimate that slot machines would generate an additional
$1.7 billion for the state in the next six years.
Williams strongly denounced the measure Friday, saying
that even if the bill gets out of the House, he would
ensure it was sent to an ''unfriendly'' committee in the
Senate, where he would vigorously oppose it.
House committee has agreed to hold a public hearing Monday
on the proposal.