Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Casino To Work Out Kinks Ahead Of Monday Opening
The casino set to open Monday in Ohio’s capital is testing its operations with an invitation-only demonstration day.
The $400 million Hollywood Casino Columbus says proceeds from Wednesday’s games will go to five local nonprofit organizations. Mayor Michael Coleman and actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will be on hand for the special gambling night.
The 475,000-square-foot facility owned by Penn National Gaming Inc. boasts about 3,000 slot machines, a poker room and other table games. It also has event spaces and four restaurants.
The casino west of downtown Columbus is expected to draw 3 million visitors a year.
It is the third and largest of four voter-approved casinos in Ohio. Casinos in Cleveland and Toledo opened several months ago, and one in Cincinnati debuts next spring.