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.
Columbus Casino Brings In $165 Million In Wagers
In its first 3 1/2 weeks, Columbus’ new casino attracted $165 million in wagers.
Regulators say the opening of Hollywood Columbus, Ohio’s third casino, sharply boosted wagering in October, despite a drop in betting at the other two gambling houses.
The Ohio Casino Control Commission reported Wednesday that wagers at Hollywood Columbus, the Horseshoe Cleveland, and Hollywood Toledo casinos totaled nearly $479 million last month. The Columbus casino opened Oct. 8.
The highest monthly wagering total for the Cleveland and Toledo casinos, which opened in May, was $417 million in June as bettors tried out the new experience.
Last month betting dropped 9.2 percent in Toledo and 2.2 percent in Cleveland.
Ohio’s fourth casino opens next year in Cincinnati.