Tagged: oaklawn racing & gaming

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.

Oaklawn Promotes Bruce Jones to Gaming Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/15/2016 9:01 am

Oaklawn Racing & Gaming of Hot Springs said Bruce Jones, an employee since 2008, has been promoted to gaming director and will oversee the day-to-day operation of the entire gaming area.

With Dazzling Gem, Steve Landers Sr. Stays In the Running

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/2/2016 12:00 am

Steve Landers Sr. has participated in horseracing for 15 years and owns 19 racehorses, including Dazzling Gem, a thoroughbred that as of late last week stood at 24th in points in the lineup for the Kentucky Derby on Saturday.

Wayne Smith Starts as New Oaklawn Assistant GM (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/28/2016 12:00 am

Wayne Smith has been hired as assistant general manager of Oaklawn Racing & Gaming in Hot Springs.

Ben Van Wagner Steps Up at Oaklawn (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Ben Van Wagner, director of information technology at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming in Hot Springs since 2006, has been promoted to the senior management team.

A Full House of Excitement at at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming

by Hot Springs Guest Guide 2/29/2016 12:28 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.

Oaklawn, Mid-America Museum Make Moves in Hot Springs (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2016 12:00 am

Brad Keller has been named controller for Oaklawn Racing & Gaming while Harmony Morrissey has been named director of development for the Mid-America Science Museum

Two Make Jump to Rockfish (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Taryn Beck-Helm has joined the Rogers office of Rockfish, a digital advertising agency, as a digital strategist. John Waynick has joined Rockfish as a developer II.

Kelli Mussa Moves Up at Oaklawn (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/30/2015 12:00 am

Kelli Mussa, who was hired in May as director of human resources at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming in Hot Springs, has been promoted to the senior management team.

By the Numbers: Gambling in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/24/2015 12:00 am

Oaklawn, Southland, lottery and bingo: a look at wagers and payouts from games of chance in Arkansas.

Oaklawn Receives OK to Add 2 Days to Racing Season

by Associated Press 3/1/2015 1:42 pm

The Arkansas Racing Commission has unanimously approved a request by Oaklawn to add two Wednesdays to its 2015 racing season to compensate for days lost to weather.

Oaklawn Resets SW Stakes Race for 3-Year-Olds for Sunday

by Associated Press 2/18/2015 9:38 am

Oaklawn Park says it has rescheduled the Southwest Stakes, a race for 3-year-olds that had been set for Presidents' Day but was postponed due to icy weather.