Ryan Bogdanski leaned over his newly-installed tap handles of local and craft beers and pointed out of his restaurant's front door toward the Hollywood Casino in East Toledo.
“We get a lot of people from the casino — mostly employees but some of the gamblers too,” said Mr. Bogdanski, owner of Devour in Rossford.
“They want me to start delivering and when there is a special event we see an extra flow of traffic,” he said. “It's been a good thing for us and for the city here.”
The casino, which is sandwiched between I-75 and the Maumee River on Toledo's east side within dice-throwing distance of that restaurant in Rossford, opened more than five years ago. It and others in Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati, were made possible when nearly 1.7 million Ohio voters — about 53 percent of total ballots — agreed in November, 2009 to place their bets with 24-hour casinos in the four cities.
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