Officials estimate there are 30 to 40 thousand undocumented immigrants in Central Ohio who could be spared deportation under President Obama’s reform order.
An Ohio Senate panel has added a provision into a sweeping bill on new casino regulations that expands the ability for state counties to open charity poker rooms.
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.
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.
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.
As Ohio writes rules to govern its new casinos, some other states are changing their gambling rules to help increase revenue.
An Ohio Senate staffer has been named to head the regulatory agency that will oversee the state’s new casinos.
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.
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.
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 and state lawmakers are fighting over the application of Ohio’s Commercial Activity Tax – or the CAT tax.