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KHRC unanimously approves CDI request to purchase Turfway Park; details, renderings revealed

By Mark Hansel KyForward managing editor The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) Tuesday unanimously approved a Change of Control Request that will allow Churchill Downs Inc. (CDI) to purchase Turfway Park. The request was supported by Jack Ohio LLC, an affiliate of JACK Entertainment LLC (“JACK”) and Hard Rock International. The Turfway Park Grandstand as it exists today is seen in the top...

JACK Entertainment to sell Turfway Park and JACK Cincinnati Casino to Hard Rock, VICI for $780M

From Northern Kentucky Tribune Following a strategic assessment of its business portfolio, JACK Entertainment LLC (“JACK Entertainment”) today announced that it has entered into multiple contracts to sell JACK Cincinnati Casino and Turfway Park to Hard Rock International and VICI Properties for $780 million, pending regulatory approval. VICI will simultaneously enter into a favorable triple-net...