Construction is nearly done, slot machines have been delivered and most employees have been hired. Yet the May 14 opening date may still be in jeopardy. The possible culprit is once again the background checks. As of last week, the Ohio Casino Control Commission had completed background checks on about a third of the more than 1,000 employees.
Security plans must be reviewed and background checks on all investors and employees must be completed before the casino can open. The commission’s executive director says that while the casino may not open on May 14, he still hopes for the opening to take place that week.