WJBQ’s Cans for a Cure Goal Doubled With Help From Oxford Casino!

Portland, Maine (October 17, 2016) – For the 14th year in a row, the WJBQ’s “Q Morning Show” spent 3 days and two nights in the Maine Mall parking lot requesting that people drop off cans and bottles to donate to Cans for a Cure to benefit two Maine cancer causes, Community Cancer Center and Maine Cancer Foundation.

WOKQ and Oxford Casino Team Up to Raise $5,000 for Wreaths Across America

Oxford, Maine (September 26, 2016) – This summer WOKQ (a division of Town Square Media) and Oxford Casino joined forces to hold fundraising events to benefit Maine-based, national nonprofit Wreaths Across America. Guests were encouraged to make donations during WOKQ’s live broadcasts from the casino. On Friday, September 23, 2016, a check in the amount of $5000 was presented to Amber Caron, public relations contact for Wreaths Across America.

Churchill Downs Incorporated and Governor LePage Break Ground on New Oxford Casino Hotel

OXFORD – This afternoon at Oxford Casino in Oxford, Maine, members of the community, Governor LePage, Maine lawmakers, and representatives from Oxford Casino and Churchill Downs Incorporated gathered to celebrate partnership and job creation in rural Maine and break ground on the new hotel development.


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 28, 2016) - Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ: CHDN) (CDI or Company) today announced plans for the construction of a new attached $25 million hotel at the Oxford Casino property. The capital project includes expansion of the existing Oxford Casino facility and will feature over 100 new guestrooms including standard rooms and suites, additional dining options, an expansion of the gaming floor and new flexible meeting and banquet space.

Oxford Casino Names 2015 Team Members of the Year

OXFORD, Maine (February 3, 2014) Oxford Casino held its 3rd Annual Team Member of the Year Gala in honor of the exemplary employees who had been recognized throughout 2015 for achievement, attitude, willingness to go above and beyond the call of duty, and work ethic.

Oxford Casino is Celebrating Three Years of Wicked Good Jobs!

OXFORD, Maine (May 20, 2015) - On June 6, 2012, Oxford Casino opened its doors for its first day of business, introducing an enthusiastic, brand-new workforce to the public. In March, 2013, Oxford Casino was acquired by Churchill Downs, Incorporated (CDI).

Record Breaking 170,513 fans watch American Pharoah take home 141st ‘Run for the Roses’ in the final stretch

Highest all-time wagering from all-sources on both the Kentucky Derby Day program and the Kentucky Derby race

WJBQ’s Cans for a Cure Receives Over $31,000 in Donations From Listeners and Oxford Casino

South Portland, Maine (October 21, 2014) – WJBQ Morning Show hosts Meredith Manning, Lori Voornas and Jeff Parsons arrived at the Maine Mall in South Portland at 6:00am on October 15, and vowed not to leave until they collected half a million bottles and cans for their yearly Cans for a Cure fundraiser. Desiring to make an impact locally, all of the money raised was earmarked for two Maine-based organizations. The Maine Cancer Foundation will be using their fifty percent of the monetary donations toward finding a cure for breast cancer and The Cancer Community Center will be putting their half of the money to work helping those affected by the disease.

Forbes Magazine names Churchill Downs Incorporated one of America’s Best Small Companies

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (October 27, 2014) – Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI or the Company) (NASDAQ: CHDN), announced today that it ranked #67 on Forbes 100 Best Small Companies in America list for 2014. CDI stands out as the only Kentucky business on the top 100 list as well as the lone gaming company and lone racing company.

Golf for Food Tournament Raises over $10,000 to Help Local Food Pantries

OXFORD, Maine (October 8, 2014) – Poland Spring Resort held its 3rd Annual Golf for Food tournament on September 16, 2014 inviting golfers to play to help “feed your neighbors!” Tournament winners were Mark McKay, Shawn Millet, Dave Whitman and Todd Smith with a gross score of 57. John Conant, Ngoni Daytime and Steve Lebossiere won low net with 52.15.

Golf Tournament to Benefit United Way of Oxford County

OXFORD, Maine (September 9, 2014) - For the second consecutive year, team members of Oxford Casino held their golf tournament to raise money for the United Way of Oxford County. The event, held at Poland Spring Golf Course, was a four-person scramble that offered many side games such as “Par 3 Poker,” the “$10 Drive Hole,” and a putting contest, all of which brought in additional contributions and put the “fun” in fund raising.

Nearly 100 Nursing Home Residents Attend Oxford Hills Rotary’s Steak & Lobster Fest

OXFORD, Maine (August 18, 2014) – The Oxford Hills Rotary Club held its 28th Annual Lobster & Steak Fest to benefit nearly 40 organizations and the causes they support. The Rotary participates in many charitable projects in the area, offering both financial aid and hands-on assistance such as building a shed and putting a new roof on the existing barn at the Alan Day Community Garden, supporting Special Olympics, and leading an initiative to provide dictionaries to every third grader attending Oxford Hills schools.

A “Leis-y” Day in Oxford Hills

OXFORD, Maine (August 22, 2014) - For the third, consecutive summer Oxford Casino ordered 240, fresh orchid leis to help spread good cheer to some of the area’s nursing homes.