- Major Horse Racing Tracks in Louisiana, Kentucky, and Arkansas will now allow simulcast betting in Nevada.
- Churchill Downs Inc. owns both the Fairgrounds and Turfway Tracks.
- Arkansas is awaiting a December 30th vote on a rule change that will allow mobile sports betting statewide.
LAS VEGAS -The Nevada Pari-Mutuel Association and Churchill Downs Inc. reached an agreement that will bring simulcast betting from major horse tracks to Nevada.
Bettors in Nevada will now be able to place bets on thoroughbred race simulcasts from horse tracks in Kentucky, Louisiana, and Arkansas.
Horse Tracks To Allow Simulcast Betting In Nevada:
- Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots, New Orleans, Louisiana
- Turfway Park, Florence, Kentucky
- Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort, Hot Springs, Arkansas
- Churchill Downs Inc.
Churchill Downs Inc, based out of Louisville Kentucky, owns both the Fairgrounds and Turfway Tracks. They also own the online gambling platform in Twinspires that users can place horse racing bets on via their computer or cell phone.
The Nevada Gaming Control Board approved the simulcast agreement, between the Nevada Pari-Mutuel Association and Churchill Downs Inc, and gave the go-ahead for wagering at these three horse tracks.
Now, even Kentucky Derby horse racing betting will be available in Nevada.
The opening day of races at Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Hot Springs, Arkansas began on Friday and runs through May 8th, 2022.
Bettors can use the Oaklawn Anywhere app, to gamble on live horse races at various tracks.