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Idaho voters will get to choose whether to legalize gambling on historic horse races later this fall. It’s the first ballot initiative to come before voters since 2008.

Horse Racing Gambling Gets Closer To Idaho Ballot

Jun 28, 2018
Todd Dvorak

On Thursday, the “Save Idaho Horse Racing” campaign delivered 50 boxes of signed petitions to the Idaho Secretary of State in an effort to get their initiative on the November ballot.

ILLINOIS REVIEW

The organization Save Idaho Horse Racing wants to put historical horse racing machines at horse racing tracks. The machines allow the player to bet on the outcome of a randomly chosen race from the past, which is shown on the machine's screen. We discuss the state's inactive horse racing industry and how these machines might save it with Bruce Newcomb, chairman of Save Idaho Horse Racing.

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