Tag: Ohio Casino Control Commission



Rock Ohio Caesars Fined

By law, casino operators are required to be transparent with all financial transactions. Rock Ohio Caesars failed to notify the Ohio Casino Control Commission of a loan refinancing that it failed to close. As a result, the OCCC has fined Rock Ohio Caesars $200,000, the largest fine levied against a ... Read More
October 15, 2014ogadmin


The Columbus casino became the last of Ohio’s four casinos to be fined by the Ohio Casino Control Commission. As part of a settlement between the casino and the OCCC, Hollywood Columbus was fined $75,000 for failing to maintain proper credit files and violating state law on how credit is ... Read More
April 21, 2014ogadmin


Horseshoe Cincinnati has been fined $75,000 by the Ohio Casino Control Commission for failing to keep complete credit files and violating state law on how credit is issued.
March 6, 2014ogadmin


Penn National Gaming would like to split into two companies. One would be in charge of their gaming operations while the other would handle the real estate assets. The regulatory agencies in the 18 states where Penn National Gaming operates, as well as Ontario, must approve. Despite concerns over whether ... Read More
September 19, 2013ogadmin


Horseshoe Cleveland was fined $180,000 by the Ohio Casino Control Commission for violations of state gambling rules. Among the violations were the mishandling of keys, failure to put problem gambling hotline information on advertisements, use of unapproved dice, substituting quarters for chips, allowing cocktail waitresses to enter restricted areas and ... Read More
April 24, 2013ogadmin


The Ohio Casino Control Commission has unanimously approved a gambling license for the Cincinnati Horseshoe Casino, the fourth and final casino approved by voters in 2009. The license was granted despite concerns about the financial condition of Caesars Entertainment, management company of the Cincinnati and Cleveland casinos. Caesars has $22 ... Read More
February 18, 2013ogadmin




Operators of Cleveland’s Horseshoe Casino were fined for violating Ohio Casino Control Commission regulations. This is the first time an operating company has been sanctioned. The casino will pay a $15,000 fine for using software not approved by the commission. The casino will also be required to have an employee ... Read More
January 21, 2013ogadmin



Cincinnati Casino

The Ohio Casino Control Commission has approved an opening date of March 4, 2013, for the Cincinnati Horseshoe Casino. This is the fourth and final casino that was approved by voters in 2009. The Cincinnati casino is expected to employ approximately 1,700 people and will include 2,000 slot machines, 85 ... Read More
December 18, 2012ogadmin


At its last meeting, the Ohio Casino Control Commission approved the opening date of October 8 for the Hollywood Casino in Columbus. Coincidently October 8 is Columbus Day. The date is a Monday which will allow the casino to ease into the busy weekend. The OCCC also announced that its director ... Read More
July 23, 2012ogadmin


As expected, the OCCC voted unanimously to give Penn National their gambling license. Toledo Gaming Ventures, LLC, a subsidiary of Penn National that will operate the Toledo casino, was also granted a license. All this despite a last-minute surprise by Penn National. Two days after their May 2nd meeting, the ... Read More
May 22, 2012ogadmin