Posts Tagged ‘Ohio casinos’

November 29th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer In 2009, Ohioans voted to yes on a ballot issue that would authorize four casinos in the state. Progress on the issue had been limited, and the Ohio government had not been able to fully establish a regulatory body for gambling in the state. The election of governor-elect […]

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August 16th, 2010- By Bryan Cross Casino and gambling expansion has been a topic of late in the United States, and the state of Ohio is right in the middle of that conversation.  Ohio has made moves to expand their industry, bringing in Harrah’s Entertainment.  State gambling officials are hoping that Harrah’s will be able […]

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August 14th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Ohio’s casino industry is starting to heat up. Penn National Gaming is already beginning their work, and the remaining casino sites approved in last year’s constitutional amendment are still up for grabs. Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. is currently in talks with a developer in Ohio to establish casinos in […]

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August 13th, 2010-  By Bryan Cross The Penn National Gaming company has broken ground with construction underway in the East Toledo region of Ohio for a $250 million casino. The Hollywood Toledo Casino is already being well received among local area residents, as the 290,000 square foot facility that the will feature 2,000 and a […]

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August 5, 2010-  By Bryan Cross The lack of compromise among the Massachusetts legislature has caused those who were in favor of casino expansion to be very upset at the fact that nothing was finalized. The Legislative session is over an the casino expansion in the state will have to wait until the next go […]

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July 19th, 2010-  By Bryan Cross The President of the Columbus Blue Jackets in the state of Ohio has requested a public bailout by the state through the use of a casino tax that would save the team from going under after operating losses endured. Mike Priest, who is aware of the 33 percent state […]

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June 15th, 2010-  By Bryan Cross Horse tracks in the state of Ohio are taking under the consideration of proceeding with the idea of re-instituting slot machines to the tracks, which would delay the four casino-openings as scheduled. There are seven total tracks in the state of Ohio, with each wanting to implement over a […]

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June 15th, 2010- By Bryan Cross Those who are used to entering casinos and playing table games and slots while consuming free alcohol and free cocktails may not be able to do so any longer in middle America. The concept of paying for drinks has left a poor taste in the mouths of those who […]

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May 27th, 2010-  By Bryan Cross Two bills relating to casino regulation, one put together by the Ohio House, and the other by the Ohio Senate that were passed by voters back in November of last year, crossed another hurdle on Wednesday through the Statehouse. While it is a step forward in the implementation, there […]

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May 20th, 2010-  By Bryan Cross Lawmakers in the state of Ohio have proposed that the state’s four casinos be a smoke-free environment, and in addition will cease the dispersion of alcohol after 2:30am.  Winnings from slot machines are also a part of the proposal citing that they should come in the form of chips […]

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