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‘Kentucky Tonight’ discusses gambling proposals before the Kentucky legislature


‘Kentucky Tonight’ discusses gambling proposals before the Kentucky legislature

For Release: 02/27/23 8:23 AM

On Kentucky Tonight, airing Monday, Feb. 27, at 8/7 pm, Renee Shaw hosts a discussion about gambling proposals in the Kentucky legislature. Scheduled guests include:

Segment one (gray machines):
• Mark Guilfoyle, executive director of Kentuckians Against Illegal Gambling
• Michael Barley, chief public affairs officer for Pace-O-Matic, Inc.
• Bob Heleringer, Louisville lawyer and former Kentucky state legislator
• Kent Gilbert, Kentucky Council of Churches

Segment two (sports betting):
• State Rep. Michael Meredith, a Republican from Oakland
• State Sen. Damon Thayer, a Republican from Georgetown and Senate Majority Floor Leader
• Richard Nelson, founder and executive director of the Commonwealth Policy Center
• Kent Gilbert, Kentucky Council of Churches

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