Judge hears appeal on Kentucky Downs gambling machine injunction
A Kentucky Court of Appeals judge Tuesday afternoon indicated that he will rule soon on whether to issue an injunction that would prevent Kentucky Downs from taking bets on gambling machines, according to an official with the group that filed the request for injunction.
Related Gambling News:
- KY judge gives gambling sites 30 days to block users
- Kentucky domain ruling overturned
- Kentucky Supreme Court Hears Online Gambling Case
- Verbose appeal from Kentucky on domain issue
- Kentucky domains case heading for State Supreme Court
- Fla. appeal court hears slot machine argument
- Exec Optimistic About Kentucky Expanded Gambling
- Surprise ruling in Kentucky
- Judge to consider bingo appeal request
- Appeals Court Hears Gambling Web Site Case
- Appeals court hears online gambling case
- Ky. judge allows gambling Web site case to proceed
Gambling casinos history:
- Blackjack originated in French casinos around the 1700's where it was called "vingt-et-un" (twenty-and-one) and has been in United States since the 1800's.
- Lotteries were brought to America in the 1800s by the thousands of Chinese immigrants who worked in the mines and on the railroads.
- Bingo as we know it today is a form of lottery and is a direct descendant of Lo Giuoco del Lotto d'Italia - the Italian National Lottery organized in 1530.
- Indian tribes have used their position as sovereign entities to develop a number of gaming establishments. Indian casinos operate in 22 states. This number is expected to grow.