Tag: Ohio Racing Commission

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Mar2014
It appears the biggest hurdle facing the opening of the Austintown racino has been cleared. Penn National Gaming and the Ohio Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (OHBPA) have been at odds over the number of stalls. Penn National Gaming wanted 760 stalls. OHBPA was thinking closer to 1,000 stalls. Both ... Read More

27

Nov2013
The Ohio State Racing Commission has delayed its vote on setting race dates for the Austintown racino. The issue is over the number of stalls to be built. Penn National Gaming has stated they plan on initially building 760 stalls. The racing commission thinks at least 1,000 are needed. Penn ... Read More

07

May2013
The Ohio State Racing Commission has approved the license transfers for Penn National Gaming to relocate its horse racing tracks at Beulah Park in Grove City to Austintown and Raceway Park in Toledo to Dayton. The issue over seating was resolved when the racing commission accepted Penn National Gaming’s latest proposal. ... Read More

24

Apr2013
Penn National Gaming has stopped work on racinos in Austintown and Dayton, as a result of the impasse with the state racing commission over additional indoor seating. Penn National Gaming claims the racing commission’s insistence on an additional 1,200 seats between the two sites is not in line with today’s type ... Read More

04

Apr2013

Austintown Racino

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The township trustee chairman is frustrated with the Ohio State Racing Commission and their insistence on more indoor seating at the Austintown racetrack. He has asked for an audience with Governor Kasich. The Governor’s spokesman has stated that Kasich will not get involved. The trustee chairman is upset with the whole ... Read More

28

Mar2013

Racinos Delayed

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The Ohio State Racing Commission is still dissatisfied with seating at the proposed racinos in Austintown and Dayton, as well as the Lebanon Raceway in Warren County. As a result, they again delayed a vote to transfer licenses from Beulah Park in Grove City to Austintown and Raceway Park in ... Read More

15

Mar2013

Racinos

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The Ohio State Racing Commission listened to Penn National Gaming’s request for transferring racetrack licenses from Beulah Park in Grove City to Austintown, and from Raceway Park in Toledo to Dayton. The commissioners were not impressed and have asked Penn to return next week with revised plans.  The Commission’s biggest ... Read More

13

Jul2012
The Ohio State Racing Commission has approved rules for the relocation of horse racing tracks. Under the rules, Penn National would pay $75 million apiece for the relocation of its two tracks from Columbus and Toledo to Austintown and Dayton, respectively. Thistledown would pay $25 million to relocate from suburban Cleveland ... Read More

19

Jun2012

Youngstown Racino

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Penn National unveiled its plan for the Hollywood Slots at Mahoning Valley Race Course before a meeting of Austintown Township trustees. Penn National is relocating its Beulah Park facility to the Austintown area. The racetrack and gaming facility will be built on 186 acres near I-80 and State Route 46. ... Read More

28

Mar2012
Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment and Churchill Downs Incorporated have announced a joint venture to acquire Lebanon Raceway, which is presently located in Lebanon, Ohio. Lebanon Raceway is currently owned by the Lebanon Trotting Club Inc. and Miami Valley Trotting Inc., who will remain consultants to the new owners. ... Read More