Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati announced Friday it’s now ready to hire an additional 400 workers.
This is the second phase of its recruiting initiatives as the casino prepares for a 1,700 member workforce for an opening in the spring 2013.
Casino officials said candidates are currently being sought for several roles in accounting, finance, facilities, slots, and security. The facility is also seeking about a dozen culinary positions including accomplished chefs, sous chefs and restaurant managers.
The Obama-Biden campaign is sending seven-time Grammy winner will.i.am and actress-producer Vivica A. Fox to Cincinnati Saturday for a "Party at the Polls" event outside the Hamilton County Board of Elections.
"Party at the Polls" begins at 10 a.m. outside the board of elections at 824 Broadway downtown.
The board offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday for early voters, as well as from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday and 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Monday.
Four years ago, then-senator Barack Obama held a rally at the University of Cincinnati on the Sunday before the election, his final stop in Cincinnati before going on to win Ohio and the White House two days later.
This year, Obama - now locked in a tight re-election campaign where Ohio will play a crucial role - will return to the same Sunday for a rally at UC's Fifth Third Arena in what is likely to be his final campaign appearance in the area before Tuesday's election.