Mixed Election Results for Casino Resort Gambling

While America was electing its first African-American president, voters in several states were making decisions on issues impacting the meetings and travel industries.

In Ohio, State Issue 6, which, if passed, would have permitted the construction of a proposed $600 million casino resort in southwest Ohio, failed by nearly a two-to-one margin. Casino proponents say they are planning to put another casino proposal on the ballot next year.

In neighboring West Virginia, voters in

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