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WARHORSE AND HO-CHUNK BRING CASINO GAMING TO NEBRASKA

LINCOLN’S WARHORSE CASINO BEGAN OPERATION SATURDAY, A DAY AFTER THE STATE RACING AND GAMING COMMISSION UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED A LICENSE.

NEBRASKA’S FIRST CASINO IS OPERATED BY HO-CHUNK INC, THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ARM OF THE WINNEBAGO TRIBE OF NEBRASKA, AND CEO LANCE MORGAN SAYS LONG LINES WAIT AS THE DOORS OPEN:


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A MAJOR EXPANSION WILL TAKE PLACE AROUND THE EXISTING LINCOLN CASINO, AND TWO ADDITIONAL CASINOS ARE PLANNED FOR OMAHA AND SOUTH SIOUX CITY:

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MORGAN SAYS THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE SOUTH SIOUX CASINO, WHICH IS PLANNED CLOSE TO ATOKAD PARK’S CURRENT RACE TRACK, IS STILL A YEAR AWAY:

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MORGAN KNOWS THERE WILL BE COMPETITION WITH IOWA CASINOS IN SIOUX CITY AND COUNCIL BLUFFS FOR GAMING DOLLARS, AND HE HAS A UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE WHICH HE EXPLAINED IN DETAIL TO DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION WOODY GOTTBURG:

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NEBRASKA CASINOS WILL ALSO HOST HORSE RACING EVENTS AT THEIR FACILITIES.

ATOKAD PARK IN SOUTH SIOUX CITY WILL CONTINUE TO HOST HORSE RACES A FEW TIMES A YEAR UNTIL THE NEW CASINO IS BUILT.