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.
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.