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Ohio Reports Increase In Racino Revenue For January

January proved to be a strong month for racinos in Ohio, with the majority reporting revenue up a total of nine percent as compared with 2015. The Columbus Dispatch writes that while racino revenue saw strong increases, casino revenue remained somewhat flat, with Hollywood Casino … Continue reading

Belterra Park Official ‘Very Disappointed’ With Revenue Numbers So Far

Belterra Park Gaming, which replaced the former River Downs, reopened in May 2014 with great anticipation and much fanfare. One year later, the CEO of Pinnacle Entertainment, the track’s parent company, admitted he was “disappointed” in the property. According to … Continue reading

Legislation Would Strike Deal Between PNG, Government to Pay Dayton and Austintown

Legislation passed by the Ohio Senate would strike a compromise between the state government and Penn National Gaming in order to pay the two Ohio towns hosting new racetracks. Dayton and Austintown Township were supposed to receive $500,000 for the … Continue reading

Cincinnati Gambling Market Impacted by New Dayton Racino

The new Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway racino has only been operating for one month, but its already impacting the business of the six Cincinnati-area casinos. According to a report by WCPO 9 in Cincinnati, the six casinos all showed … Continue reading

Ohio: New Youngstown Racino Eager to Begin Live Racing

Even though the facility itself only opened its doors to the general public a week ago, officials with Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course are already looking forward to the live race meet that begins Nov. 24. Scott Frost, … Continue reading

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

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