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All Six Nebraska Racetracks To Seek Casinos After Commission’s Initial Rules Approval

This Friday, the Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission voted to approve rules for casinos at the state's horse racing tracks, according to the Lincoln Journal-Star. The rules must be signed off on by the state attorney general and governor, then will go to the Secretary of State before becoming effective.

“This is kind of a very historic moment today in the history of Nebraska racing,” Dennis Lee, chairman of the Nebraska commission, said at Friday's meeting.

The Journal-Star reports that all six of the state's racetracks—located in Lincoln, Omaha, South Sioux City, Columbus, Grand Island and Hastings—will seek to add casinos.

Nebraskan voters first approved a constitutional amendment allowing casinos at the racetracks in November of 2020. No decision has been made about sports betting in the state.

Read more at the Lincoln Journal-Star.

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