Category: Other Gaming

10

Oct2006
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the United States Senate has passed a version of a bill that will put an end to internet gambling. If both the United States Senate and House of Representatives agree on final language, and the act is signed by the president, the new law ... Read More

10

Oct2006
Bar owner Mike Kennedy is fighting a citation issued by the Ohio Department of Public Safety for allowing gambling in a liquor establishment. According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Kennedy's bar offered a "free" poker league, whereby patrons competed for prizes, but paid no entry fee to play. The article ... Read More

10

Oct2006
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the Ohio Learn and Earn committee has admitted to exaggerating the claim that slots will generate "nearly one billion dollars" for education. According to a study by the pro-slot committee, the slots will generate $853 million. Charlie Ruma, the spokesman for the Learn and ... Read More

27

Sep2006

Councilwoman Drops Lawsuit

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Cincinnati Councilwoman Leslie Ghiz dropped a lawsuit against the Ohio Learn & Earn Committee in which she alleged that the group, in circulating ballot petitions, failed to disclose that the measure would legalize gambling in the state. Ghiz had criticized the Committee for removing Cincinnati as a potential casino site ... Read More

27

Sep2006
According to an article in the Cincinnati Post, BetOnSports PLC recently closed its United States operations following the arrest of its chief executive, David Carruthers. Carruthers was indicted on twenty-two counts, including fraud and racketeering. The indictment resulted in a warrant, which was executed as Carruthers exited a plane at ... Read More

27

Sep2006
The Ohio Learn & Earn Committee has placed a Constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would legalize slot machines in the state. Roughly three thousand slots would be allowed at each of Ohio's seven horse racing tracks, and at two non-racing sites in downtown Cleveland. According to proponents, the measure ... Read More

27

Sep2006

Tribe Looks at Canal Fulton

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The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, which is seeking to establish Native American gaming in Ohio, recently conducted a telephone survey of Canal Fulton residents according to an article in the Akron Beacon Journal. The Tribe has not disclosed the results of the survey, but claims that there is some ... Read More