Casino families key donors for Arkansas governor

Hutchinson's fundraising dwarfs that of rivals, campaign finance records show

Posted: May 15, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.
Updated: May 15, 2018 at 2:09 p.m.

FILE — Gov. Asa Hutchinson delivers remarks in January at the North American Free Trade Agreement summit in Rogers. NWA Democrat-Gazette/FLIP PUTTHOFF

Family members and executives connected with Arkansas' two casino gambling-style establishments -- Oaklawn Racing and Gaming in Hot Springs and Southland Park Gaming and Racing in West Memphis -- are among the largest donors so far to Gov. Asa Hutchinson's re-election campaign.

Gambling interests among big donors in governor’s contest

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