Workers are expected to break ground on a new Dayton racino within the next few days, following a Wednesday vote from the Ohio State Racing Commission that breaks a stalemate that had delayed the project.
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Hollywood Slots at Dayton Raceway
By the Numbers
$125 million: cost to build the racino featuring harness racing
$75 million: Ohio State Racing Commission racetrack relocation fee
$10: Ohio Lottery Commission application fee to become a video lottery sales agent
1,500: number of video lottery terminals (slot machines under the authority of the Ohio Lottery Commission)
1,000:number of jobs that will be created at the facility or related businesses
1,000: construction jobs to be created throughout the life of the racino building project.
1,037: seats with a view of the racetrack
24 hours a day/seven days a week: video lottery hours of operation
September 1 - December 31: tenative harness racing season at the Dayton racino
Jan. 1 - April 30: tenative harness racing season at Miami Valley Gaming & Racing facility in Turtlecreek Twp., Warrne County
Following this story
Since the plans for a racino in Dayton were announced last year, we’ve had reporters in Dayton and at the statehouse in Columbus following this story. We will continue to keep you updated as the construction starts and the racino prepares to open next year.