Tag Archives: ohio racinos

about 125 days ago
Ohio: Commission Gives Ultimatum to New Track – Hire Clerks, or No Permit

In a meeting held Thursday, the Ohio State Racing Commission postponed issuing a 2014 racing permit to Miami Valley Racing & Gaming after the track’s parent companies decided not to hire mutuel clerks for live or simulcast racing. The Blood-Horse … Continue reading

Crowds Brave Cold for Miami Valley Gaming Opening

Miami Valley Gaming, a joint venture of gaming and hospitality leader Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment and legendary Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI), officially opened its doors today to thousands of residents from the Dayton and Cincinnati regions of southwest … Continue reading

Churchill Targets Dec. 12 as Opening Day for New Ohio Racino

Churchill Downs Inc. and its partner, Delaware North Cos. Gaming and Entertainment, have set Dec. 12 as opening day for their new Ohio racino, Miami Valley Gaming & Racing. Churchill Downs filed the necessary paperwork for the new plant with … Continue reading

Northern KY ‘Biggest Loser’ in State’s Casino Debate

For close to six years, the Kentucky General Assembly has argued whether or not to allow expanded gambling in the state. Some groups want separate, stand-alone casinos; others want slots at racetracks; while other do not want to see any … Continue reading

Ohio: Racinos Drawing Gambling Dollars Away from Casinos

In a report released earlier this week, Ohio gaming regulators indicated that racinos in the state have taken a sizable share of business away from the state’s four major casinos. According to a report in the Cincinnati Enquirer, racinos in … Continue reading

Ohio: Scioto Downs Puts Positive Spin on July Racino Revenue Figures

July figures have been reported for Ohio’s casinos, and according to the Columbus Dispatch, the racino at Scioto Downs reported somewhat disappointing numbers. According to the Ohio Lottery Commission, reported revenue at Scioto Downs was $11.16 million for July, a … Continue reading

Locals Hope Ohio Racino Will Launch Economic Development

Residents and officials near the site of the new Penn National Gaming racino in Austintown, Ohio hope that the presence of the facility will jumpstart economic development in the area. A report by The Vindicator notes that other Penn National … Continue reading

Ohio: Number of VLTs Scaled Back at Austintown Racino

Officials with Penn National Gaming, Inc., have announced that they will reduce the number of VLTs at their future racino in Austintown, Ohio, due to a decline in revenues from the company’s other casinos. Penn National Gaming President and Chief … Continue reading

Ohio Racino Moves Up Grand Opening

Officials announced on Wednesday that the Miami Valley Gaming and Raceway, a joint venture between Churchill Downs, Inc. and Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, that the facility will open earlier than previously expected. Originally, the new racino was on … Continue reading

Buckeye State Going ‘All In’ on Racinos

Ohio’s racing industry has gotten a much-needed shot in the arm with the opening of two racinos in the Buckeye State. Scioto Downs Racino near Columbus has been going full steam since 2012, and in April, the Thistledown Racino opened. … Continue reading