TWINSPIRES ACCEPTING WAGERS FROM ILLINOIS RESIDENTS
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 7, 2013) – Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) (NASDAQ: CHDN) announced that TwinSpires.com, the official advance-deposit wagering (ADW) service for CDI and its family of racetracks, is accepting wagers from Illinois residents as Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation reauthorizing ADW operations in the state today.
“We are excited to once again be serving racing fans in Illinois and, as a welcome back, are offering Illinois customers a 10 percent rebate on wagering on all Illinois tracks for the next two weekends, starting today,” said Jeremy Clemons, TwinSpires.com Vice President of Marketing.
“We would like to thank the Illinois general assembly and Governor Quinn for their timely action on this very important issue. This is a tremendous boost for the Illinois horse industry and once again provides racing fans, our customers, with the tools to participate and enjoy Illinois horse racing,” said Brett Hale, CDI Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs.