Churchill Downs

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…

16th March 2020

Covid-19 leads to casino closures across US

Casinos have closed, both voluntarily and by law, across the US in response to the ongoing outbreak of the novel Coronavirus disease (Covid-19). The Indiana…

27th February 2020

Expanded casino estate boosts CDI revenue in 2019

Churchill Downs Incorporated’s net revenue for 2019 increased 33.0% to $1.33bn, thanks mostly to the building and acquisition of new casinos, though this expansion also…

3rd January 2020

CDI launches BetAmerica online sportsbook in Indiana

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has announced that its BetAmerica-branded online sportsbook has launched in Indiana. The move follows the launch of the BetAmerica retail sportsbook…

14th November 2019

State of the Union: NY, IN, IA, DE and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers the latest revenue figures from a range of sports betting markets across the…

31st October 2019

New casinos boost Churchill Downs revenue in Q3

An increase in gaming revenue from new casinos helped Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) increase revenue 38.4% year-on-year in the third quarter of its financial year, to…

10th October 2019

Churchill Downs completes acquisition of Kentucky’s Turfway Park

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has finalised its acquisition of Turfway Park in Kentucky from Jack Ohio LLC, an affiliate of Jack Entertainment LLC and Hard…

24th September 2019

Illinois casino plan pledges $90m boost to community

Churchill Downs incorporated and Rush Street Gaming boasted that their bid for a casino in Waukegan, Illinois could generate $5m more for the city and…

12th September 2019

State of the Union: MI, NY, Roar Digital and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers August’s revenue figures from New York’s sports betting market. Elsewhere Michigan Representative Brandt…

10th September 2019

Churchill Downs to launch IN Sportsbook with Full House Resorts

Churchill Downs Incorporated has announced an agreement with Full House Resorts to operate a retail sportsbook at Rising Star Casino in Rising Sun Indiana. Under…

1st August 2019

New casinos power Churchill Downs Q2 revenue growth

Churchill Downs reported a 25.8% increase in revenue to $477.4m for the second quarter of 2019 as new and newly-acquired casinos  helped the company to…