Amendment Proposal

Local/Regional News
12:02 pm
Tue February 14, 2012

Beshear Unveils Long-Awaited Gambling Amendment Proposal

Gov. Steve Beshear presented a plan Tuesday to amend Kentucky's Constitution to allow up to seven casinos to open in the state, most of them at horse tracks.

Similar proposals to expand gambling opportunities in the state have been debated for years, but have never been able to get through the House and Senate.

"We believe that we have fashioned something that could and should and hopefully will pass both chambers," the Democratic governor said Tuesday.

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