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Global Gaming Reinvents Remington Park

A subsidiary of the Chickasaw Nation plans to unveil its multimillion dollar refurbishment of Remington Park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on March 3, a day before the start of the track’s Quarter Horse meet.

The improvemenets inlcude an infield video board with what track officials describe as the largest at any American racetrack with a casino.

When Remington Park opened in 1988, it was considered a crown jewel among U.S. horse-racing tracks, but it fell into disrepair before Global Gaming RP LLC, a subsidiary of the Oklahoma-based American Indian tribe, bought it 14 months ago. When the company applied for a racing license, it promised the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission it would spend $12 million on refurbishment.

Global Gaming CEO John Elliott said the Chickasaw Nation’s gaming arm has spent more than $15 million on Remington Park since buying it in January 2010 from bankrupt Magna Entertainment Corp. for $80.25 million.


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