– USA, KY – Churchill Downs Incorporated is pleased to announce CDI board of directors named William C. Carstanjen, CDI Chief Executive Officer, as a Class II director to the Company’s board of directors.
Carstanjen, who was appointed by the board in August 2014 as the Company’s 12th Chief Executive Officer (CEO), will serve on the 11-member board until the 2016 annual meeting of shareholders where he will be nominated for election by the shareholders.
Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) (NASDAQ:CHDN), headquartered in Louisville, Ky., owns the world-renowned Churchill Downs Racetrack, home of the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks, as well as casino operations in Miami Gardens, Fla.; racetrack, casino and video poker operations in New Orleans, La.; racetrack operations in Arlington Heights, Ill.; a casino resort in Greenville, Miss.; a casino hotel in Vicksburg, Miss.; a casino in Oxford, Maine; and a 50 percent owned joint venture, Miami Valley Gaming and Racing LLC, in Lebanon, Ohio. CDI also owns Big Fish Games, Inc., one of the world’s largest producers and distributors of casual games; the country’s premier online wagering company, TwinSpires.com; the totalisator company, United Tote; and a collection of racing-related telecommunications and data companies.
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