Gaming Co. Sues Ohio City Over Casino Development

Law360, New York (March 11, 2011, 8:38 PM EST) -- A casino developer on Friday mounted a legal challenge to what it claimed were unlawful efforts by the city of Columbus, Ohio, and numerous municipal officials to block the construction of a voter-approved gaming center.

CD Gaming Ventures Inc. filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio alleging Columbus, its mayor, the city council and county commissioners had used their official positions and ties with local businesses to derail the project, violating the company’s constitutional rights to due process, equal protection...
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