The Arkansas Supreme Court has agreed to hear oral arguments in the case of a professional poker player seeking exclusive rights to operate casinos in the state.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Supreme Court says it won't hold oral arguments in another lawsuit over a professional poker player's bid to win exclusive rights to operate casinos in the state.
Justices on Thursday denied the request for oral arguments in the lawsuit filed this week by the Arkansas Racing Alliance. The alliance is a campaign funded by Oaklawn Jockey Club in Hot Springs that's opposed to Nancy Todd's proposed amendment.
Todd's proposal would give her the right to operate casinos in four counties.
The lawsuit challenges the language of Todd's amendment and the signatures she submitted for the proposal. The court gave both sides until Monday to submit briefs in the case.
Justices are considering a separate lawsuit Todd filed against the state over its rejection of her amendment.
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