Ohio Casino Project Moves Forward - Tuesday 11th of April 2006

MASSILLON, Ohio – As reported by Canton Repository: "A casino resort project's future could rest with the voters.

"The Eastern Shawnee tribe of Oklahoma and local businessman Steve DiPietro have proposed a casino resort development to city officials.

"Council members voted 7-2 to show interest in the project Monday night but calls to have voters make the final say were expressed.

"Council President Glenn Gamber took the first step to a ballot issue Thursday. He obtained preliminary costs and other information on a ballot issue saying, 'We're getting our ducks lined up.'

"Voters have two ways to put an issue on an election ballot — initiative or referendum petition…"

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