Indiana to Look at Gaming Alternatives - Thursday 12th of May 2005

On May 11, 2005, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels signed into law House Enrolled Act 1120, which, in addition to providing funding for a new stadium for the Indianapolis Colts, also requires the Indiana Gaming Commission to study alternative forms of games or trends in casino gaming that could create additional income for Indiana without expanding casino gaming within the state.

This provision, a first for any state, was included as a result of the lobbying efforts of Kenilworth Systems Corporation ("Kenilworth"). In a comprehensive proposal Kenilworth requested that it be given permission to place television cameras on an Indiana Riverboat casino to transmit, via digital satellite, live in-progress casino table games including but not limited to Roulette, Dice, and Baccarat to other states that already simulcast horse/dog races, have video lottery terminals at their race tracks, and will permit the reception of the broadcast from Indiana.

There are more than 500 tracks and Off Track Betting establishments in the U.S. that provide simulcast horse/dog racing. Most of these facilities provide private television sets with touch pad operation allowing patrons to select race tracks at which they wish to wager, watch televised sporting events, the news, and the stock market or, as planned by Kenilworth, wager on live casino table games from Indiana by simply changing channels on the television set. Kenilworth estimates a net win market of some $40 billion annually, to be shared by the tracks, the state lotteries, the State of Indiana, the Riverboat operator and Kenilworth.

Kenilworth has a unique Patent #6,575,834 titled: "System and Method for Remote Roulette and Other Game Play Using Game Table at a Casino," which provides for the installation of a microprocessor located in television sets, which manages the fixed odd casino wagering only a few feet away from the players. There is no wire transmission and no illegal Internet wagering. <<

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