Michael Meredith

Kentucky politicians place their bets as in-person sports gambling opens

BY: - September 7, 2023

LOUISVILLE — In-person sports betting opened to Kentuckians Thursday morning and some of the state’s top politicians celebrated by placing bets — Gov. Andy Beshear at Churchill Downs and Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer at the Red Mile.  Democrat Beshear bet on the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville football teams and against […]

Was that chicken cutlet grown in a lab? These states want you to know.

BY: - September 7, 2023

Select U.S. restaurants have begun serving laboratory-grown chicken, spurring long wait times for reservations by diners curious to taste it. In June, the U.S. Department of Agriculture gave final approval for a few California-based companies to begin selling lab-produced chicken across the country. While it may be years before lab-grown meat is available at grocery […]

Sports betting will begin in Kentucky Sept. 7, mobile betting on Sept. 28

BY: - July 10, 2023

LEXINGTON — Gamblers can begin casting legal sports bets at racetrack-related locations across Kentucky on Sept. 7 and through mobile apps on Sept. 28, under emergency regulations signed yesterday by Gov. Andy Beshear at the Red Mile. The legislature earlier this year made Kentucky the 37th state to legalize sports betting. The U.S. Supreme Court […]