The newest addition to Las Vegas' resurgent downtown announced itself this week with a marching band, a ribbon cutting and showgirls.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Casino Commission has cleared the way for a new casino to open next month in Columbus.
The commission met Wednesday and approved the operator's license for the $400 million Hollywood Casino Columbus. It's scheduled to open Oct. 8 and is expected to draw 3 million visitors a year.
Also Wednesday, the casino commission approved five local charities that will benefit from invitation-only events that will take place at the casino before its official opening.
Voter-approved casinos have already opened in Cleveland and Toledo. The fourth is scheduled to open in Cincinnati next spring.
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Revenue numbers released Monday for August show the Horseshoe Casino Cleveland down 4.8 percent from July, and 17.2 percent compared to August 2012.
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Employee turnover rates at two of the state's four casinos are about one in three since the casinos opened, according to statistics from the Ohio Casino Control Commission.
By Labor Day, work is expected to begin on the new walkway over Ontario Street and Prospect Avenue connecting the Horseshoe Cleveland and its parking garage.