Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013
Luckity.com, a division of Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) (NASDAQ: CHDN), donated $5,000 to the Oak Grove High School Marching Band program in San Jose, Calif., during a check presentation ceremony on Thursday. The donation is to help replace the money stolen by an armed robber during the band’s weekly bingo fundraiser last Wednesday night.
Luckity.com, the premier legal and secure online bingo site in the US where players can win real, cash prizes, contacted Oak Grove’s Band Director Chris Moura after hearing about the robbery.
“Bingo has experienced a massive resurgence in popularity in recent years, as evidenced by the fact that San Jose residents support the Oak Grove High School Marching Band’s fundraising efforts playing bingo week after week,” said Eric Hartness, vice president of marketing, Luckity. “As an online bingo site with headquarters nearby, we felt fortunate to be able to help the band by replacing the stolen money. Now the kids don’t have to worry about raising more money and can focus on practicing for their next big event.”
“The funds raised at our weekly bingo nights go toward the purchase of new uniforms and trips throughout the year for our award-winning marching band,” Moura said. “This generous donation to our students is helping to keep these young adults on the right path.”
Luckity, or Luckity.com is an online cash bingo site. It is part of the historic and trusted Churchill Downs family and the only legal website in the U.S. that offers bingo players a chance to win real cash prizes. Luckity.com is operated by Churchill Downs Interactive, a division of CDI. Churchill Downs Interactive also operates TwinSpires.com, the official online wagering site of the Kentucky Derby and CDI. Luckity.com and Twinspires.com are licensed by the Oregon Racing Commission.
About Churchill Downs
Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) (NASDAQ: CHDN), headquartered in Louisville, Ky., owns and operates the world-renowned Churchill Downs Racetrack, home of the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks, as well as racetrack and casino operations and a poker room 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 southwest Ohio. CDI also owns the country's premier online wagering company, TwinSpires.com; the totalisator company, United Tote; Luckity.com, offering real-money Bingo online for a chance to win cash prizes; Bluff Media, an Atlanta-based multimedia poker company; and a collection of racing-related telecommunications and data companies. Additional information about CDI can be found online at http://www.churchilldownsincorporated.com.