Kern County Fair Board will vote Dec. 17, at 3pm whether to keep Satellite Wagering open.
Satellite Wagering located at the Kern County Fairgrounds opened April 1, 1987, fair manager Mike olcott cites lak of profit as reason. Mr. Olcott has moved swiftly seeking the boards approval for closure.
Mike Olcott was appointed by fellow fair board members to sucede fair manager Bill Blair on his retirement. Olcotts furnisher business declared bankruptcy shortly after his appointment as fair manager.
Oh-no my dad loves this place, he would be unhappy if it closed!
The Article in Bakersfield paper Thur 11/29 lacks much of the story.