Tag: VLT



Lebanon Racetrack

Delaware North Companies and Churchill Downs formed a joint venture to purchase Lebanon Raceway and build a racino with up to 2,500 VLTs. The joint venture, Miami Valley Gaming & Racing LLC, plans to purchase the harness racing licenses and assets of the Lebanon Trotting Club and the Miami Valley ... Read More
March 9, 2012ogadmin



Scioto Downs

Columbus City Council has approved annexation of Scioto Downs into the city. This means Scioto Downs can now begin receiving Columbus water and sewer services. The VLT facility currently being built at Scioto Downs is expected to open the second quarter of this year. This too is dependent on the outcome ... Read More
March 8, 2012ogadmin



Gambling Bill

While the OCCC was addressing casino opening dates, the Ohio House was voting on legislation dealing with a host of issues related to casinos, horse racing tracks, charitable gaming and gambling addiction. By a 69-24 vote, HB 386, all 213 pages, was passed by the House and sent to the Senate ... Read More
February 17, 2012ogadmin



Video Lottery Terminals

The Ohio Lottery Commission has amended certain rules that were adopted last year relating to video lottery terminals (VLTs) at horse racing tracks. Changes made: Elimination of the requirement that only individuals 21 and older would be permitted in the ‘area of the slots.’ Other rules still in effect require you to ... Read More
August 24, 2011ogadmin



Details of the Deal

Terms of the deal struck earlier this week between Governor Kasich and Rock Ohio Caesars were disclosed today. Rock Ohio, developers of the casinos in Cleveland and Cincinnati, have agreed to pay the state an additional $110 million over the next 10 years- $10 million for each of the first 5 ... Read More
June 16, 2011ogadmin


A year after spending $1.5 million to challenge a state budget provision allowing video slot machines at horse racing tracks, LetOhioVote.org has asked Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner to remove its initiative from the November ballot. Committee members wrote “since the time this petition effort was initiated, there have been ... Read More
June 30, 2010ogadmin