Category: Other Gaming

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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
October 10, 2006ogadmin

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
September 27, 2006ogadmin

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
September 27, 2006ogadmin

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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
September 27, 2006ogadmin

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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
September 27, 2006ogadmin