Are Expectations Too High for the New Casino in Columbus, OH?

Casino gambling and new casino construction has been a significant economic topic across the US as a source of tax revenue for cities for the better part of two decades now. A large number of journal articles and studies have been written on the positive and negative effects casinos bring to an area, ranging from job creation and economic expansion to increased crime and gambling addiction. In...
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Will the Hollywood Casino Save a Neighborhood? Part I

In late 2012, Columbus will be opening a new Hollywood Casino on the west side of town. The project will hopefully be a catalyst for a struggling area. In addition to the direct jobs created by construction and operation of the casino, indirect jobs will be created as the area is commercially redeveloped and people return to the area, visitors of the casino and residents alike. In addition to...
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