Arlington Park Could Halt Racing, Nixes Casino License

Arlington Park Won’t Apply For Gaming License; Could Track Close Altogether? August 28, 2019 at 6:33 pm. Filed Under: Arlington International Racecourse, Arlington Park, Churchill Downs. ARLINGT Arlington Park's owners won't seek a license to operate casino games, owners Churchill Downs Inc. announced Wednesday, a decision that could throw the long-term future of the iconic Arlington Arlington Park Could Halt Racing, Nixes Casino License: Owner - Arlington Heights, IL - Churchill Downs Inc. announced it would not obtain a casino license for the racetrack and is considering In a surprise turn of events, Arlington Park has declined to apply for a casino license under the new Illinois gaming expansion law. Parent company Churchill Downs claims the taxes called for in the new gaming law are simply too high for the track to achieve profitability through any future expansion of casino games at the track. Arlington Park is a horse racing facility in Arlington Heights, Illinois with two tracks that feature quarter horse racing and is open May-September, Wed-Sun 11am-7pm (live racing). The property has six restaurants. Tweets by Arlington_Park. Join the Conversation. Follow Arlington on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Snapchat for up to date information, pictures, and exclusive discounts! Follow on Twitter. View of the Races from our Suites. Learn More About Our Facility. READY, SET, BET! Win, place, or show…be in the know. Visit Arlington University while you’re at the track or check out Casino, Fees Further Muddy the Future Waters. CDI, which owns Arlington Park, initially alarmed Illinois horsemen when it reversed course on plans to open a casino at the track. That casino would have fed millions in purse amounts. An ongoing battle between CDI management and the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association over recapture fees clouded matters further at the 93-year-old track Horse Racing Will Continue at Arlington Park in 2020 - Arlington Heights, IL - The Illinois Racing Board will voted Tuesday on racing dates for the suburban racetrack. Illinois: at least two groups interested in buying Arlington racetrack and adding a casino Churchill Downs announced in August it wouldn’t install table games and slot machines at Arlington Park. United States | 01/15/2020 At least one of the groups has had discussions with current owner Churchill Downs officials. The operator has announced it wouldn’t become a “racino” as authorized The corporate owners of Arlington International Racecourse announced Wednesday they won’t apply for newly authorized state licenses for slot machines and casino table games, putting the fate of

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