Churchill Downs Incorporated

4th September 2020

CDI opens new outdoor gaming space at Derby City

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has opened a new outdoor gaming patio on the south side of Derby City Gaming, the only licensed land-based gaming facility in…

2nd September 2020

CDI reopens Calder Casino in Florida

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has announced the reopening of its Calder Casino property in Miami, Florida, after more than five months closed due to the…

28th August 2020

Churchill Downs shifts online offering to Kambi and GAN

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has announced that it will migrate its BetAmerica-branded sports betting and igaming business to Kambi and GAN’s software.  The deal will…

24th August 2020

2020 Kentucky Derby to take place behind closed doors

America’s biggest horseracing event, the Kentucky Derby, will take behind closed doors for the first time in its almost 150-year history at the start of…

13th August 2020

State of the Union: Caesars, New Jersey, college football and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers the first results update from Caesars Entertainment since the merger between the former…

12th August 2020

CDI sets out safety protocols for delayed Kentucky Derby

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has announced a series of safety protocols for the Kentucky Derby, as it prepares to host the showpiece horse racing event…

12th June 2020

CDI to reopen five more US casino properties

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has announced that it is to reopen five more of its casinos across Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Casinos will…

9th June 2020

CDI reopens Derby City Gaming, purchases HRMs from IGT

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has reopened its Derby City Gaming property in Louisville, Kentucky, and agreed a deal to acquire 1,250 historical racing machines (HRMs)…

28th May 2020

State of the Union, Scientific Games, Big Fish, Louisiana and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers the proposed return of casinos in Nevada – and steps taken to to…

26th May 2020

CDI and Aristocrat create $155m fund to settle Big Fish claims

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI), the former owner of social gaming studio Big Fish Games, and Aristocrat Leisure, its current owner, have entered into an agreement…

7th May 2020

State of the Union: Colorado, Nevada, MGM and more

This week’s state of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers the launch of sports betting in Colorado, restrictions on Nevada casinos when they…

2nd April 2020

State of the Union: Coronavirus, NV, Apple, RI, DE and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, once again covers the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic on the US…

26th March 2020

CDI furloughs employees at closed locations

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has temporarily furloughed employees at venues closed by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. In addition, all remaining salaried CDI employees will…

17th March 2020

Kentucky Derby postponed until September 5

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has announced that the 2020 edition of the Kentucky Derby US horse racing event will be switched from May to September…