Tag: slot machines



Race Track News

Four more horse racing tracks have applied for video slots licenses from the lottery commission. Thistledown, Beulah Park, Raceway Park and River Downs all hope to join Scioto Downs as horse racing tracks with VLTs. Northfield Park and Lebanon Raceway are the only two remaining tracks that have not yet applied ... Read More
July 6, 2012ogadmin


Franklin County Court of Common Pleas Judge Timothy Horton heard arguments last week on the lawsuit filed by Ohio Roundtable, challenging the constitutionality of slots at Ohio’s horse racing tracks. Assistant Attorney General Susan Choe argued that VLTs are lotteries and therefore legal. Tom Connors, attorney for Ohio Roundtable, argued VLTs ... Read More
April 19, 2012ogadmin



Northfield Park

Hard Rock International has announced a joint venture with Northfield Park to bring gambling to the horse racing track. The $275 million project would include 2,500 slot machines, a Hard Rock Café, steakhouse, buffet, bar, live music venue and conference facilities. The gambling facility would employ 1,000 permanent workers. As with all ... Read More
April 17, 2012ogadmin



Slot Machines

The Toledo casino has received their first shipment of 554 slot machines. The remaining 1,448 machines are expected to be delivered by March 21. The Cleveland casino has received 1,100 machines. The remaining 1,000 are expected this week.
March 9, 2012ogadmin



Opening Day

The Cleveland and Toledo casinos may know as soon as February 15, the next scheduled meeting of the OCCC, when they will open. What is known is that the two casinos will open two weeks apart. It is uncertain which will open first. Penn National and Rock Gaming are both ... Read More
February 8, 2012ogadmin


An alleged gambling operation, purportedly owned by a member of the Morrow Village Council, was closed by law enforcement officers last month according to an article in the Dayton Daily News. Sheriff's deputies raided Papa's Restaurant and seized four video slot machines and cash from the establishment. Yorky Bryant, the ... Read More
January 11, 2006ogadmin