Nebraska Supreme Court Clears Casino Referendum

  • Supreme Court clears casino referendum to proceed this November
  • Ballot would allow casino gambling at Nebraska racetracks
  • Dissenting Supreme Court justices warn of racetrack¬†monopoly

After a failed attempt four years ago, Nebraska voters this year will get to decide the fate of three ballot initiatives to legalize casino gambling at racetracks.

In a 4-3 decision published on Thursday, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled in favor of several pro-casino groups and ordered secretary of state Bob Evnen to place three related initiatives on the November 3 general election ballot.

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