Gaming Machines Leave Racing in the Dust

by Mark Friedman  on Monday, Mar. 5, 2012 12:00 am   2 min read

A jockey at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming in Hot Springs.

Since 2007, the first full year electronic gambling was allowed under Arkansas law, the amount of money wagered on those games jumped an eye-popping 502 percent at Southland Park to $1.3 billion in 2011.

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