Horse Race Wagering Scores Big for This Town

SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) – A new off-track betting business has turned into a winner for local government in Sheridan, generating more than $100,000 in public revenue. The Sheridan Press in Wyoming reports that Park County and the city of Sheridan received $143,000 from Wyoming Downs in the first year the establishment offered betting on premiere horse…

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Rich Nilsen is a 19-time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 of the NHC twice. A former executive with and a member of the NHC Players’ Committee, Rich is a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program and is founder of, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.

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