ABC-7: Race Tracks Need Slots

A great piece by Charles Thomas on ABC-7 highlighting the circumstances at Illinois race tracks which can no longer compete with neighboring states.  Illinois horse owners and trainers represents hundreds of small businesses in Illinois employing thousands of people.  But they can make more money in Indiana, Iowa and Pennsylvania.  Ohio just legalized slots at their tracks and Kentucky is likely to do so soon as well.  In fact 13 other states allow slots at tracks and 11 others are considering it.

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