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.
Ohio’s first casino has boosted city and county coffers, but it’s also increased construction and calls to the state’s problem gambling line.
Thousands of die-hard gamblers and curious locals poured into a new casino in downtown Cincinnati after a grand opening featuring a fireworks display set to Frank Sinatra and Alicia Keys.
The money will be distributed on a per-pupil basis twice per year to more than 1,000 school districts and charter schools across Ohio.
Ohio authorities say 10 people have been charged with cheating at the new Columbus casino, including some defendants who continued even after they were warned to stop.
State casino regulators have released the first report on the Hollywood Columbus Casino that opened one month.
After court battles and a state referendum, the much-anticipated Hollywood Casino opens today on Columbus’ West Side. The people who live and work in the area are betting on the house – to bring a new vibe to the neighborhood that has, for years, been on the decline.
The casino set to open Monday on Columbus’ west side is testing its operations with an invitation-only “demonstration day” on Wednesday.
Nearly $20 million in casino tax revenue is being divvied up among Ohio’s 88 counties. The state’s eight largest cities will also get a chunk of that money.
The public purchase of Nationwide Arena, saving jobs, fighting crime and managing city money were issues that split the eight candidates for Columbus City Council at Thursday’s debate at the the Columbus Metropolitan Club.
A conservative anti-gambling group is vowing a legal fight over the deal Gov. John Kasich worked out with the developer of casinos in Cleveland and Cincinnati.