CINCINNATI, Ohio (WDTN/AP) - Ohio's fourth and final casino opened Monday evening in downtown Cincinnati.
The spacious Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati has more than 2000 slot machines ranging from 1 cent to $500 per spin.
There's also a high stakes gaming area, where visitors can bet up to $50,000 per hand in Blackjack.
Casino officials expect more than six million visitors per year. People were lined up several hours before the grand opening at 8:30 pm to be among the first players in casino history.
According to state officials, about $133 million in taxes from $404 million dollars in revenue has gone to Ohio schools, counties, and cities.
The Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati is the last of four casinos in Ohio approved by voters in 2009.
From the Associate Press: Thousands of die-hard gamblers and curious locals poured into a new casino in downtown Cincinnati after a grand opening featuring a fireworks display set to Frank Sinatra and Alicia Keys.
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Snowfall reports vary across the Miami Valley as the storm continues to produce heavy snow, making it hard for drivers to see in some cases.
The National Weather Service canceled the Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather Advisory just after 9:30 pm.
Sinclair Community College is closing all campus locations for the day due to the inclement weather.