Tagged: oaklawn racing & gaming

Wayne Smith Says Balance the Key to Keeping Oaklawn On Track

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Wayne Smith was named general manager in March, becoming Oaklawn’s sixth general manager.

Advanced Cabling Systems Keeps Climbing the Charts

by Kyle Massey 4/17/2017 12:00 am

Double-digit growth has been a constant companion for Advanced Cabling Systems LLC during its first 20 years of business.

Oaklawn Names Wayne Smith As General Manager

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/27/2017 10:00 am

Oaklawn Racing & Gaming announces that Wayne Smith will be its sixth general manager, as longtime leader Eric Jackson steps down.

CJRW Lottery Strategy: Playing To Win Over Millennials

by Kyle Massey 2/27/2017 12:00 am

The day after CJRW signed a hotly contested $34.5 million advertising contract on Feb. 16, a team led by Gary Heathcott at CJRW was busy putting a new face to the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

A Full House of Excitement at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming

by Hot Springs Guest Guide 2/22/2017 12:35 am

A premier Thoroughbred track for more than 100 years, Oaklawn has entered a glitzy new era of wagering, including electronic blackjack, poker and other games of skill, making the club an attraction 363 days a year.

UAMS to Host A Day at the Races Benefitting Cancer Institute

by Lydia McAllister 2/17/2017 3:09 pm

A day at the races for a great cause? We're in.

Little Rock Engagement: Katie + Clay

by Lydia McAllister 2/16/2017 7:55 am

With racing season at Oaklawn in full swing, how could we not share this gorgeous engagement session with you all?

Lottery Ad Contract Process Reveals Fissures

by Kyle Massey 2/6/2017 12:00 am

It wasn’t smooth, but the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery has a new advertising agency, CJRW of Little Rock.

Morgan Baden Joins Moses Tucker (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/16/2017 12:00 am

Morgan Baden has been hired as the marketing director of Moses Tucker Real Estate in Little Rock.

Protests Rejected, CJRW Stands to Win Lottery Contract

by Kyle Massey 1/5/2017 4:51 pm

The Office of State Procurement has rejected the second of two rival protests to the awarding of a five year, $34.5 million contract to Little Rock advertising agency CJRW to work for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

Ad Agencies Ponder Lottery Numbers

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/12/2016 12:00 am

Scoring tabulations have left some puzzled Little Rock advertising professionals trying to get the Office of State Procurement’s math to add up.

Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Picks CJRW for $34.5M Contract

by Kyle Massey 12/6/2016 12:10 pm

Little Rock ad agency CJRW is the anticipated winner of a $34.5 million, five-year contract to provide advertising, marketing and public relations services for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

Heathcott Hopes CJRW Selected as Lottery's First Pick

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2016 12:00 am

The battle for an Arkansas Scholarship Lottery marketing contract worth more than $5 million a year is down to three Little Rock advertising finalists.

Cherokee Nation Donated $6M to Arkansas Casino Campaign

by Associated Press 10/18/2016 6:37 pm

Campaign finance reports show the Cherokee Nation gave $6 million to the group behind a casino legalization proposal that was disqualified from the November ballot, while a dog track and horse track gave more than $1.4 million to the campaign opposing it.

Sandy Straessle Hired at Stone Bank (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/10/2016 12:00 am

Sandy Straessle has been named a customer service manager for the Little Rock branch of Stone Bank of Mountain View.

Pam Mullenix To Manage Oaklawn Operations (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/3/2016 12:00 am

Pam Mullenix has been promoted to the a newly created position of facilities operations manager at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming in Hot Springs.

Arkansas' 2 Racetracks Give $109,500 to Anti-Casino Group

by Associated Press 9/15/2016 2:45 pm

Operators of Arkansas' two racetracks gave more than $100,000 last month to a committee fighting a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize casinos in three counties.

Oaklawn Names Vic Stauffer Its New Track Announcer

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2016 11:03 am

Vic Stauffer, who has called more than 40,000 races at nearly a dozen tracks across the country, was announced Wednesday as Oaklawn's newest track announcer, beginning with the start of the 2017 season.

Hot Springs Officials Contemplate Future of Arlington Hotel

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/4/2016 12:00 am

At the beginning of last week, a major meeting had been scheduled for public and private interests concerned about the deterioration of the 480-room, nearly 400,000-SF building. Within a couple of days, all of that had been scratched.

US Marshals Museum Names Patrick Weeks President (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Patrick Weeks recently accepted the position of president and CEO of the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith, replacing Jim Dunn, who will now focus solely on fundraising.

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