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Columbus Hollywood Casino Moving Forward

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Hollywood Casino Moving Forward

The City of Columbus and Penn National Gaming announced this afternoon that after months of public bickering and the filing of multiple lawsuits, they have officially reached an agreement that would appease both parties. The casino site, which currently resides in Franklin Township, will be annexed into the City of Columbus, while the City would […]

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More Ohio Gambling? Slot Machines a Possibility

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Penn National Gaming, the developers behind the Columbus Casino have gotten the approval for their purchases of the Beulah Park horse racing track in Grove City, according to reports by both The Dispatch (“With slots a possibility, horse tracks snapped up“) and Business First (“Regulators OK Beulah Park sale to Penn National“). Last year, Governor […]

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Columbus Casino to Open on West Side in 2012

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Following the passage of Issue 2 yesterday, Penn National Gaming announced that they will be moving forward with the Hollywood Casino Columbus development on the west side as soon as possible. “We have begun demolition of the physical structures, and are in the process of determining the extent of the environmental issues that will need […]

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May 2010 Election Results

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The polls closed at 7:30pm, and the results have been tallied for today’s election. Issue 1 (Third Frontier) has passed Issue 2 (Casino Relocation) has passed Democratic endorsements won include Lee Fisher for US Senate and Charleta Tavares for Ohio Senate District 15. Republican endorsements won include Jon Husted for Secretary of State, David Yost […]

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May 2010 Voting Guide for Central Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Don’t forget that voting day is tomorrow! If you haven’t had a chance yet to research the candidates and issues that are on the ballot, then today is your final day to cram. Most of what you’ll be voting on consists of primary candidates for this November’s election, but there are also a variety of […]

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Outside The Box: Raise You a Penny for my Thoughts

Jimmy Mak Jimmy Mak Outside The Box: Raise You a Penny for my Thoughts

Initially, I was against the casino in Columbus. I’m not against gambling. I mean hell, I’m gambling every time I eat a Barnyard Buster at TeeJaye’s, I know that. The reason I was against the casino was because the only one I have been to was in Weirton, West Virginia. Truthfully, it wasn’t so much […]

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Best CU Messageboard Topic of 2009: The Casino

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There are dozens of different topics being discussed on the Columbus Underground Messageboard on any given day, so to choose an overall best topic of the year requires something with a very significant and long-lasting impact. Our reader’s poll showed that the number one topic of 2009 was The Columbus Casino. As of today, over […]

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