Yum Center not as profitable as projected

The KFC Yum Center has had spectacular successes since opening in 2010, but making huge profits isn't one of them.

The Courier-Journal reports that the Kentucky State Fair Board, which manages the facility, expects about $500,000 in net income from operations in 2011.

That's less than half of the $1.2 million that officials budgeted for - and a far cry from the $3.7 million that was predicted when the project was financed in 2008.

The newspaper reports there could be ramifications for paying off the arena due to the smaller profit margin.

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