casino http://wvxu.org en Nearby neighborhood reps praise casino http://wvxu.org/post/nearby-neighborhood-reps-praise-casino <p>The Horseshoe Casino is a big, shiny new attraction near some old Cincinnati neighborhoods.&nbsp; It is right across the street from Pendleton and within walking distance of Over-the-Rhine.&nbsp; So what do those communities think of the casino now that it has been open for a year? &nbsp;<br /><br />“On a scale of one to ten, I would give them a ten,” said Tabatha Anderson, the current president of the Pendleton Neighborhood Council.&nbsp; “If I could give them higher I would.”<br /> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 23940 at http://wvxu.org Nearby neighborhood reps praise casino Indiana casinos taking a hit from Horseshoe Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/indiana-casinos-taking-hit-horseshoe-cincinnati <p>There is no question that the three Indiana riverfront casinos within easy driving distance of downtown Cincinnati’s Horseshoe Casino have taken a financial hit over the past year.</p><p>But revenues have declined in all 13 Indiana venues, and none more so than the three southeastern Indiana casinos in the Cincinnati market - Hollywood Casino in Lawrenceburg, Rising Star Casino Resort and Belterra Casino.</p><p>And it has been going on for the past four years – long before Horseshoe Casino in Cincinnati opened its doors.</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 23881 at http://wvxu.org Indiana casinos taking a hit from Horseshoe Cincinnati Belterra Park (River Downs) set to open this spring http://wvxu.org/post/belterra-park-river-downs-set-open-spring <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Weather permitting, Greater Cincinnati's newest player in the gaming industry will open in May. </span><a href="http://oxblue.com/open/riverdowns" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">A live web-cam allows you to check the progress</a>.</p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 23810 at http://wvxu.org Belterra Park (River Downs) set to open this spring One year later, is gambling addiction on the rise in Ohio? http://wvxu.org/post/one-year-later-gambling-addiction-rise-ohio <p></p><p></p><p>It's been a year since Horseshoe Cincinnati opened its doors on March 4, 2013. This week, WVXU is revisiting the series we did when it opened to see how things have changed. Our first question? Are concerns about problem gambling coming true?</p><p><a href="http://wvxu.org/post/gambling-addiction" target="_blank">(Read the original story here)</a></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 23695 at http://wvxu.org One year later, is gambling addiction on the rise in Ohio? Poker tourney betting on Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/poker-tourney-betting-cincinnati <p></p><p>Cincinnati's Horseshoe Casino will be the first venue in Ohio to host a <a href="http://www.wsop.com/2013/circuit/" target="_blank">World Series of Poker circuit event</a>.</p><p>The 12-day tournament begins September 19 and runs through September 30.</p><p>Casino General Manager Kevin Kline anticipates 8,000 people will compete.</p><p>"Poker players will be traveling in from all over the country. We expect this to be a great feeder event," says Kline. "We expect (hotel) rooms to get filled up."</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 18:51:13 +0000 Tana Weingartner 16644 at http://wvxu.org Poker tourney betting on Cincinnati