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Scioto Downs: A crowd pleaser no more

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The Dispatch wrote A crowd pleaser no more BY KEN GORDONOnce upon a time, when the sport of kings was king in Columbus, the horse-track business was this simple: Build it, and they will come. That’s what Charlie Hill did, buying 134 acres of the Hartman farm south of town and opening Scioto Downs for […]

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Casino backers want your signatures

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The Dispatch wrote Casino backers want your signatures Posted by James Nash, Statehouse reporter on March 4, 2008 The casino group, MyOhioNow.com, needs more than 400,000 signatures by August to put a constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would authorize a $600 million casino resort off Interstate 71 midway between Columbus and Cincinnati. MyOhioNow.com, […]

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Lottery panel OKs Keno in bars, restaurant, clubs

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The Dispatch wrote Keno drawings start July 1 Saturday, February 23, 2008 BY JAMES NASH A fast-paced lottery game is to come to as many as 1,100 bars and restaurants across Ohio in July, with bets as high as $20 a ticket and jackpots reaching $2 million. The Ohio Lottery Commission approved rules governing the […]

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