Latest Casino News

:


Ohio Gambling News Brief


Ohio voters OK casinos


USCF,  Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 12:59:54 AM

Barring counting errors, the voters of Ohio have said "yes" to casinos in their state.

With 98% of the state's precincts reporting, the votes favored Issue 3 by 53%, allowing for one casino each in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Toledo.

The vote marks the last of hotly-contested casino initiatives that have been on Ohio ballots five times during the past 20 years, and--until today--have gone down in defeat.

Proponents of Issue 3 say its passage will mean 34,000 new jobs for Ohio, and that the four new casinos would generate $11 billion in five years. Ohio's unemployment rate stands currently at over 10%.

Companies backing Issue 3 include Penn National Gaming and MTR Gaming Inc. Both companies already own horse race tracks in Ohio.



Note: The links to older news stories hosted on other servers often no longer function. We apologize for any inconvenience.



Our USCF Casino News is also available as a free-subscription News Feed.

Home        USCF Forum        USCF Store        Advertising        About USCF
Casino Job Applications        Useful Links        Contact USCF          Site Map        Privacy Policy




All contents copyright 2006-2020
True Interactive Yellow Page Directories, Inc.
All Rights Reserved.

Gambler's Anonymous


This Page Last Modified 9/25/2020
US Casino Finder Directory

Register now to receive valuable promo codes, casino updates and news alerts

 

Casinos with Social Networking

QuikList by City:
Atlantic City Casinos
Biloxi Casinos
Black Hawk Casinos
Cripple Creek Casinos
Deadwood Casinos
Las Vegas Casinos
Laughlin Casinos
Reno Casinos

QuikList by Type:
US Hotel Casinos
US Casinos
US Card Rooms
US Indian Casinos
US Horse Race Tracks
US Greyhound Race Tracks
US Racinos
US Casino Cruises
US Bingo Halls
US Casino Party Planners
US Dealer Schools

Gambling Factoid #2:
In the days of riverboat gamblers (the 1800's), a straight beat a flush.

 
 



HTML code to add a direct link to this page to your website

38,000 pages of information
in our directory,
and we still can't
help you find
what you're looking for?
Let us know where we failed!
You can help us improve just by
using one of the following options:
1. Private comment
2. Email us
3. Add a business.

xml feed
site map