Business

Trial to be set on Instant Racing

New Instant Racing electronic gambling machines are seen in the gaming room at Kentucky Downs during a media preview day on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 in Franklin, Ky. Kentucky Downs and Ellis Park now have Instant Racing machines, with Keeneland and The Red Mile to follow in summer 2015. Photo by Luke Sharrett
New Instant Racing electronic gambling machines are seen in the gaming room at Kentucky Downs during a media preview day on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 in Franklin, Ky. Kentucky Downs and Ellis Park now have Instant Racing machines, with Keeneland and The Red Mile to follow in summer 2015. Photo by Luke Sharrett

A judge in Frankfort is set to take up when to set a trial over the issue of Instant Racing at racetracks.

A hearing is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Monday in Franklin Circuit Court after state officials requested a hearing to move the case toward a resolution.

The Family Foundation of Kentucky is challenging the legality of the slot-machine type of game where people bet on the outcome of an old horse race without knowing which contest they are betting on.

  Comments