Petitions Submitted For Race Track Slots Issue

Published: 08/15/2006

COLUMBUS - More than 73,000 petitions were filed Aug. 1 with the Ohio secretary of state as part of an effort to amend the state's Constitution to allow limited gaming at several sites across the state.According to organizers, the petitions contained 624,625 signatures of supporters of a program which would place slot machines in Ohio's seven race tracks, as well as two downtown Cleveland locations.