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Regulators To Release Ohio Casino Revenue

Ameet Patel, GM, Hollywood Casino Columbus
Hollywood Casino Columbus General Manager Ameet Patel
9:31AM
September
9, 2013

Ohio is wrapping up its first summer with all four voter-approved casinos in operation, and the latest monthly revenue data will show how those facilities fared.

Enforcement Of Casino Voluntary Exclusion Program Challenging

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The state provides problem gamblers with a voluntary ban program to keep them out of casinos. But enforcement can be difficult if players are not recognized or do not use a casino reward card that can be screened for violators.
5:00AM
September
2, 2013

The opening of casinos in Ohio brought fears of an increase in compulsive gambling. So state law requires casinos to post problem gambling help lines in ads and in the casino. The law also includes list of problem gamblers who are banned from casinos. The list is voluntary and enforcement has holes.