According to Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway, adding instant racing machines to Kentucky's racetracks would only require a few regulatory tweaks by Governor Steve Beshear.
For those not familiar with Instant Racing, these slot-like machines are programed with thousands of previously run races for the player to bet on. Oaklawn Park currently uses these machines and report great returns on this investment.
Is this enough to give Kentucky racing the boost it needs? Or will this only hurt the slots argument and therefore keep slots from ever winding up in the Bluegrass State?
Then come back to the Paulick Report and let us know what you think.
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