Tag: revenue


Scioto Downs saw its revenue increase from $11.1 million to $11.8 million (6.8%) from June to July. In August, revenue again increased to $13.1 million (11%). The spike in August can probably be attributed to the opening of Phase II at Scioto Downs, which saw the addition of 300 VLTs ... Read More



Early Returns

The numbers are out for the first seven weeks of operation for the Cleveland and Toledo casinos, as well as the racino at Scioto Downs. According to the Ohio Casino Control Commission, the three gambling facilities combined brought in $23.5 million for the state. The individual breakdown is as follows: The Cleveland ... Read More


The Cleveland casino claims that 500,000 visitors have walked through their doors since the May 14 opening. Rock Ohio had projected five million visitors annually so they are well on their way. Meanwhile, Scioto Downs raked in over $4 million in nine days, netting the lottery commission a cool $1.3 million.


The card room provision was removed from Substitute H.B. 386 right before the Ohio Senate voted to pass the bill. The chairman of the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee said that charity card rooms would be dealt with in a separate bill sometime in the future. The bill later stalled ... Read More


Governor John Kasich and Penn National Gaming have reached a nonbinding memorandum of understanding. This agreement will allow Penn National to relocate its two horse racing facilities from Grove City and Toledo to Austintown and Dayton respectively. The agreement also allows for VLTs at the two facilities. Penn National will pay ... Read More