25 April 2006

Cincinatti not on the Ohio ballot for slots

Cincinnati Loses in Ballot Issue
25 April 2006

COLUMBUS, Ohio – As reported by the Cincinnati Enquirer: "Cincinnati would no longer get slot machines under a revised statewide ballot issue.

"The latest proposed constitutional amendment, delivered to Attorney General Jim Petro's office Monday, calls for slot machines at Ohio's seven horse-racing tracks - including River Downs in Anderson Township and Lebanon Raceway in Warren County. It also proposes slot parlors at two Cleveland sites. Each location could operate up to 3,500 slot machines.

"The plan no longer includes a Cincinnati slot parlor within three miles of Fountain Square, as was proposed in the March 24 ballot initiative by the Learn and Earn Committee…"


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