Churchill Downs Expands Gaming into New Hampshire

Historical Horse Racing Comes to Salem

Churchill Downs disclosed that launching the new project, including the purchase price, would cost the operator roughly $150 million. Such substantial investment indicates high hopes for Salem. The Chasers Poker Room is one of the most high-profile charitable gaming operators in the state, located in the heart of Boston, making it an attractive purchase. The venue offers poker and various table games. CDI CEO Bill Carstanjen expressed his excitement over the new project, stating that the company would honor Chasers’s rich legacy…

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