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New Dayton Racino Off to Strong Start

Even though its only been operating for about two weeks, officials at the new Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway are very pleased with the revenue figures that have been reported. The Dayton Daily News reports that the racino posted $1.9 … Continue reading

ThistleDown to Expand Gaming Patio, First Step in Planned $60M Renovation

ThistleDown Racino, which pioneered outdoor gaming in Ohio and recently committed to expand in Cuyahoga County, announced Wednesday that it will quadruple the number of outdoor Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs). This is the first of $60 million in planned improvements … Continue reading

Ohio: Lottery Sales Hit New High with Help From Racinos

With an added boost from four new racinos now open in the state, the Ohio Lottery Commission has reaped the benefits, reporting record sales for the 2014 fiscal year. The Columbus Dispatch reports that total sales were $3.2 billion for … Continue reading

Report: Revenue Drops From Ohio Casinos, Racinos in June

Revenue declined for all of Ohio’s casinos and racinos during the month of June, which gaming officials hope to attribute to the “summer doldrums”, according to a report at Cleveland.com. June figures were released Monday by the Ohio Casino Control … Continue reading

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