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  Issue 4 - Casinos Authorized in Crittenden, Garland, Pope, and Jefferson Counties Initiative
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Parents > United States > Arkansas > Constitutional Amendments > 2018 Initiatives and Referenda > Issue 4 - Casinos Authorized in Crittenden, Garland, Pope, and Jefferson Counties Initiative
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Type General Election
Filing Deadline July 06, 2018 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 2018 - 07:30am Central
Polls Close November 06, 2018 - 07:30pm Central
Term Start November 07, 2018 - 12:00pm
Term End January 01, 3999 - 12:00pm
Turnout 29.85% Total Population
ContributorCrimson
Last ModifiedCrimson June 26, 2020 01:32pm
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An amendment to the Arkansas Constitution to require that the Arkansas Racing Commission issue licenses for casino gaming to be conducted at four casinos in Arkansas, being subject to laws enacted by the General Assembly in accord with this amendment and regulations issued by the Arkansas Racing Commission ("Commission"); defining "casino gaming" as dealing, operating, carrying on, conducting, maintaining, or exposing for play any game played with cards, dice, equipment, or any mechanical, electromechanical, or electronic device or machine for money, property, checks, credit, or any representative value, as well as accepting wagers on sporting events; providing that individuals under 21 are prohibited from engaging in casino gaming; providing that the Commission shall issue four casino licenses, one to Southland Racing Corporation ("Southland") for casino gaming at a casino to be located at or adjacent to Southland's greyhound track and gaming facility in Crittenden County for as long as Southland holds a license, one to Oaklawn Jockey Club, Inc. ("Oaklawn") to require casino gaming at a casino to be located at or adjacent to Oaklawn' s horse track and gaming facility in Garland County, one to an applicant to require casino gaming at a casino to be located in Pope County within two miles of Russellville, and one to an applicant to require casino gaming at a casino to be located in Jefferson County within two miles of Pine Bluff; providing that upon receiving a casino license,

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