Kentucky State Police seized several gambling machines inside a Bell County market Monday.
Police say they received several complaints about illegal gambling machines inside the Cumberland market in Middlesboro. After investigating, several KSP units executed a search warrant Monday, and seized several gambling machines and an undisclosed amount of... more »
FRANKFORT (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear used his fifth state of the commonwealth speech Wednesday to again call on lawmakers to put a proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot so Kentucky voters can decide whether to legalize casino-style gambling. The second-term Democrat, speaking to a joint session of the House... more »
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Former NBA star Antoine Walker has pleaded guilty to passing bad checks in the form of unpaid gambling debts in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Sun reports the former all-star shooter who now plays for the NBA Development League's Idaho Stampede will be put on probation... more »
BURKESVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A judge says he plans to rule before the May 17 primary on whether to unseal depositions in the 2003 divorce of GOP gubernatorial candidate David Williams.
The Louisville Courier-Journal filed a motion to unseal the documents, but both Williams and his ex-wife, Elaine Webb,... more »
LOUISVILLE (AP) - A ruling could come early next year on a proposal to allow slot machine-type gambling at Kentucky horse racetracks.
WAVE-TV in Louisville reports the judge hearing the case has said he plans to rule by early January.
The state's racetracks and racing regulators have asked... more »
LOUISVILLE (AP) - The retirement of Senate Minority Leader Ed Worley has attracted six candidates to the primaries for his 34th District seat in central Kentucky. Republicans, who hold a slim 20 to 17 majority - with one independent - in the Senate, are hoping to pick up the seat... more »
A Corbin man has filed suit against an Indiana casino, claiming he was so drunk he doesn't remember gambling and should not have to repay loans. An Indiana judge faces a decision on whether Jimmy L. Vance must repay $75,000 in loans from the casino where he claims workers kept... more »
Bad odds for gamblers in eastern Kentucky. Kentucky State Police say they busted seven business in Knox and Bell Counties, seizing a total of 49 illegal gambling machines. Police also seized $62,0000 in cash during the raids. Police say the businesses involved in Knox County were the Flat Lick BP,... more »
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Las Vegas court has pushed back a status check to Oct. 29 for former NBA all-star Antoine Walker, amid talk of possible repayment in an $822,500 casino gambling debt case. Prosecutor Bernie Zadrowski said Wednesday he's been talking with Walker's lawyer, Jonathan Powell, about settling... more »