Tagged: Oaklawn Racing & Gaming

As Casinos Come to Arkansas, All Ships Look for Lift

As Casinos Come to Arkansas, All Ships Look for Lift

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Jim Shamburger owns the Best Western Winner Circle Inn just across the street from Oaklawn Racing & Gaming in Hot Springs. When Oaklawn announced in mid-November its plans for a $100 million expansion on site to include a 200-room hotel, an 28,000-SF casino and a 14,000-SF events center, Shamburger couldn’t have been happier. read more >

Arkansas Casinos Coming, But Some Details Remain Unclear

Arkansas Casinos Coming, But Some Details Remain Unclear

Arkansas voters approved an amendment to the state's constitution allowing licenses for four casinos: two existing gambling facilities and two others that will be built. Now questions remain about where and when gambling will happen, and about how much revenue the casinos will generate. read more >

Cherokee, Quapaw Tribes Betting on Casino Amendment

Cherokee, Quapaw Tribes Betting on Casino Amendment

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Two Native American tribes triumphed last week when the Arkansas secretary of state’s office said enough signatures had been gathered to put a constitutional amendment on the Nov. 6 ballot and let voters decide on legalizing casino gambling. read more >