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Casino City’s Friday Five: Las Vegas Strip shakeup edition

Rumors are rumbling about a property being sold by Caesars Entertainment and what property it will end up being.

Kentucky Derby sets all-time wagering records across the board

Churchill Downs announced that wagering for Saturday's Run for the Roses was the highest all-time on the Kentucky Derby, totaling $273.8 million, up 9% from the previous record set in 2019.

80-1 long shot wins a shocker at 148th Kentucky Derby

Rich Strike pulled off the second biggest upset in the history of the Run for the Roses by rallying along the inside to catch favored Epicenter in deep stretch to win the 148th running of the $3 million Kentucky Derby.

Bob Baffert wins record seventh Kentucky Derby

Medina Spirit claimed the Garland of Roses in the 147th running of the $3 million Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve.

Anderson named 14th President of Churchill Downs Racetrack

Mike Anderson brings to the role 24 years of proven strategic and operational leadership experience at CDI, having recently served as Vice President of Operations.

President of Churchill Downs Racetrack to retire

After 11 years at the helm of the world’s most legendary racetrack, T. Kevin Flanery has decided to retire as President of Churchill Downs Racetrack at the end of 2020.

This year's Longines Kentucky Oaks was the fastest in history

The 146th running of the $1.25 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) saw Shedaresthedevil claim the Lillies in the fastest Kentucky Oaks race in history at 1:48.28.

2020 Kentucky Derby picks and betting preview

We take a look at the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby, taking place much later in the year than normal due to COVID-19 postponing the race from the original date in May.

Virtual Triple Crown Showdown draws 1.7 million viewers

In a virtual race pitting 13 Triple Crown winners against each other on the first Saturday in May, Secretariat emerged as the ultimate champion, winning the race 47 years after capturing the "real" Kentucky Derby.

Churchill Downs cleared to reopen in May

The track received approval from state officials to reopen its stable areas at Churchill Downs Racetrack on Monday, 11 May under strict guidelines to effectively mitigate the impact of COVID-19.

Virtual Kentucky Derby race set for charity

Churchill Downs announced plans to celebrate the first Saturday in May, the traditional date of the annual Kentucky Derby, by hosting a day-long at-home Kentucky Derby party to raise $2 million for COVID-19 relief.

SBTech powers first legal sports bet in Arkansas

The newly refurbished Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort is the first operator in the state to launch sports betting via its in-house venue, powered by SBTech.

Riahei appointed President of SBTech US

Melissa Riahei will focus on building out the groups' U.S. infrastructure to support SBTech's existing customers and establishing its presence in additional states.

Sports Betting Supplier of the Year goes to SBTech

The company won two major prizes at the eGR B2B Awards 2019, claiming Sports Betting Supplier of the year and best In-play Betting Software, the fourth consecutive year the company has gotten this accolade.

Top 10 facts and figures for 2019 Kentucky Derby

This Saturday, horse racing fans and many others will be glued to the television for the most exciting two minutes in all of sports.

Breeders' Cup to host seminar in Las Vegas

Professional handicapper Bob Ike returns to Rampart Casino Resort at Summerlin to share with racing fans the ins and outs of betting.

Casino City’s Friday Five: Prize money edition

Along with the Congressional hearing on sports betting, there were large payouts and winnings this week, and news of a new rooftop lounge opening. Finally, an online sportsbook with an offer for the upcoming UFC event in Las Vegas.

Churchill Downs to construct new rooftop lounge

The plan is for a $5 million capital investment to expand the Starting Gate Suites through the construction of a new 20,000 square-foot rooftop garden.

Churchill Downs Incorporated opens Derby City Gaming

Derby City Gaming is a new venue, boasting 900 state-of-the-art historical racing machines designed in partnership with Ainsworth Game Technology.

SBTech goes live in New Jersey and Mississippi

The company deployed its team on the ground in the U.S. after going live with Churchill Downs, Golden Nugget and Resorts Casino.

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