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Developers To Make Bid For Fifth Ohio Casino

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10:47AM
March
22, 2012

Tow men who’ve made three unsuccessful bids at legalizing gambling say they’re starting a ballot effort for a casino in the Youngstown area.

Ohio House Panel OKs Bill On Casino Regulations

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2:27PM
February
8, 2012

An Ohio House committee has cleared a bill making broad changes to the state’s gambling laws in preparation for new casinos and the addition of slots-like video lottery terminals at horse racetracks.

Two Ohio Casinos’ Opening Delayed

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10:43AM
January
5, 2012

Ohio regulators plan to meet with the operators of two Ohio casinos to talk about a new timetable, now that a consultant has recommended that their openings be delayed.

Ohio Crafting Gambling Rules As Other States Loosen Regulation

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Gambling changes in other states includes increased bet ceilings and eliminating self-imposed casino bans gamblers can place on themselves.
6:56AM
December 12, 2011

As Ohio writes rules to govern its new casinos, some other states are changing their gambling rules to help increase revenue.

Casino Commission Names Director

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An artist's rendering of the Hollywood Casino now under construction on Columbus' West side.
8:51AM
September
22, 2011

An Ohio Senate staffer has been named to head the regulatory agency that will oversee the state’s new casinos.

Federal Judge Signs Off On Casino Agreement

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A U.S. Federal Judge in Columbus today signed off on the deal that led to an annexation agreement by West Side casino developers and the city of Columbus.
12:00AM
June
10, 2011

A U.S. Federal Judge in Columbus today signed off on the deal that led to an annexation agreement by West Side casino developers and the city of Columbus.

Casino Developers Wait for Federal Judge’s Decision

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Now that an annexation deal has been approved by county and city leaders, developers of a West Side casino wait to see if a federal judge will approve the agreement.
12:00AM
June
7, 2011

Now that an annexation deal has been approved by county and city leaders, developers of a West Side casino wait to see if a federal judge will approve the agreement.

Casino Faces Possible Roadblocks Despite Deal With City, County

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Now that an agreement has been hashed out between West Side Casino developers and the city of Columbus, it will be up to city and county leaders to approve it. But even if they do, there are still possible snags that could hamper the project.
12:00AM
May
26, 2011

Now that an agreement has been hashed out between West Side Casino developers and the city of Columbus, it will be up to city and county leaders to approve it. But even if they do, there are still possible snags that could hamper the project.

Casino Operators At Odds With State Officials Over Tax

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12:00AM
May 26, 2011

Casino operators and state lawmakers are fighting over the application of Ohio’s Commercial Activity Tax – or the CAT tax.

Casinos Threaten Delays Due To New Tax Provision.

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A move by Ohio legislators to clarify how the state's four new gambling casinos will be taxed is prompting the threat of a lawsuit and a warning about new jobs being delayed or lost.
12:00AM
April
29, 2011

A move by Ohio legislators to clarify how the state’s four new gambling casinos will be taxed is prompting the threat of a lawsuit and a warning about new jobs being delayed or lost.