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Mon., 12:28pm: Some say Internet Cafes hurting Ohio casinos

February 18, 2013

COLUMBUS -- Some state officials in Ohio think that storefront gambling-style operations known as Internet cafes might be one reason why casinos in Ohio aren’t generating as much tax-revenue as......

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Feb-19-13 10:13 AM

I'd say opening casinos after WV, MI, ID, and NY opened casinos hurts them more than anything else.

Ohio could of been ahead of the curve if people weren't so prudish casino legislation was put up to popular votes in the 80's and 90's.

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Feb-18-13 8:48 PM

No, this means people are still traveling out of state and spending their money Drive through the parking areas and count the ohio plates you will be amazed. No smoking, poor payouts, horrible perks..,,my money spends well in our neighborimg states. Ohio waited too long to jump on the band wagon So they can't expect people to give up where they've been going for years

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Feb-18-13 8:43 PM


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Feb-18-13 6:34 PM

Makes you wonder how this was able to pass by a vote????? Most middle class families do not have extra money to flush ata casino. Let's get real here!!!!!

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Feb-18-13 2:29 PM

Spin #1:How sad, Ohioans are not as stupid as projected by casino promoters. Spin #2: How sad,local entrepeneurs are making money off of gamblers, depriving out of state casino operators from sucking money out of Ohio.

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Feb-18-13 1:19 PM

This is good news. It means Ohioans are gambling away less money and spending more for actual things for themselves in the private sector.

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