Over the weekend the Ohio Casino Control Commission is expected to give the go ahead to operate to Cincinnati's Horseshoe Casino. Wednesday's soft opening uncovered a few problems that Commission Director of Enforcement Karen Huey said need fixing.
"Some of the areas that we wanted to talk to them about were in security and surveillance. Again, it might be hardware fixes. These are things that they can definitely adjust.
Huey says she has already looked over the proposed changes from General Manager Kevin Klein.
The saying goes, "Preparation is the key to success." In part five of our Casino series, WVXU's Mark Heyne says Horseshoe Cincinnati is taking that to heart as it readies its workers for the casino's opening. Employees have been training for weeks, in some cases months, to be ready for the big night and beyond.
Cincinnati’s acclaimed Rookwood Pottery recently named artist Roy Robinson to the position of Director of Creative Development where he’ll be responsible for the development and design of special commissions, gifts, retail products and one-of-a-kind pieces. Our Stuart Holman talks with Roy Robinson about this new position, what brought him to Rookwood, and the newly created beer stein for downtown’s Horseshoe Casino.
Most people think of drugs or alcohol when they hear the word "addiction." But gambling can be addictive too, especially for those also dealing with drug or alcohol problems. In part four of our series leading up to the Cincinnati Casino opening, WVXU's Tana Weingartner takes a look at gambling addiction.
Gambling addiction. It's the seedy, dark side of Ohio's glitzy new casinos. A reason some used for opposing them.