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Arkansas Racing Commission defers vote on new Pope County casino license process

A 2018 voter-approved amendment authorized four casino permits in the state. Three were quickly issued. The fourth has been subject to years of lawsuits and delays.
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Southland opens expanded casino

2,400 ways to lose in Southland's expanded casino.

Mobile sports betting approved by legislative subcommittee

Mobile betting cleared by legislative subcommittee.

Secretary of state kills three amendment drives

Secretary of state is killng petition drives. Appeal planned.

UPDATES: Petition deadline day: Redistricting, voting, casinos

Today's the deadline for groups trying to reach the ballot by petition on measures covering redistricting, voting and casinos.

Casinos return to business May and figures reflect the shorter month and capacity limits

Casino revenue in May was down, as expected, though the smaller crowds appeared to have been bigger spenders.

Group forms to prevent casino in Pope County

Effort begins to outlaw a casino in Pope County.

Oaklawn Casino first to announce reopening; others expected to follow Monday UPDATE

Oaklawn's casino will reopen at 9 a.m. Monday. Still awaiting word on the state's other two casinos.

The gathering clouds on crowds at casinos, museums, music halls and more. UPDATE: Clouds lifting

A museum can reopen May 18 to 50 people. Casinos can reopen to hundreds and they can smoke as well. What's wrong with this picture?

Coronavirus update: Looser guidelines today for churches, outdoor venues; easing for indoor facilities, such as theaters, coming May 18

The governor's coronavirus briefing included encouragement for churches to resume in-person services.

And what about casinos? How and when is it safe to reopen?

Reopen casinos? Not likely any time soon. Or is it? An Arkansas native has a plan in Las Vegas.

Casino closures hit state revenue

The closure of casinos meant not only loss of jobs but also loss of tax revenue.