Nebraska HBPA and Ho-Chunk Announce Agreement
Aug 15, 2018
Lincoln, NE - The Nebraska Horsemen’s Benevolent Protection Association (HBPA) and Ho- Chunk, Inc. have entered into an agreement to organize and sponsor a statewide ballot initiative petition, campaign and related actions necessary to legalize expanded gaming solely at Nebraska-licensed race tracks in the 2020 November state wide election.
Ho-Chunk, Inc. and the Nebraska HBPA have determined it is in each of their best interests to cooperate and coordinate resources in pursuit of the Initiative in 2020. It is estimated that Nebraskans wager over $500 million a year at casinos in surrounding states.
About Ho-Chunk, Inc
Ho-Chunk, Inc. is the award-winning economic development corporation owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. Established in 1994 in Winnebago, Neb. with one employee, Ho- Chunk, Inc. has grown to over 1,000 employees with operations in 24 states and 10 foreign countries.
About The Nebraska HBPA
The Nebraska Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (“NHBPA”) is a non-profit Nebraska corporation operating on behalf of thoroughbred race horse owners, trainers and backstretch personnel throughout the State of Nebraska.
To learn more about this announcement, please contact
Barry K. Lake, President Nebraska HBPA