Construction on a proposed $125 million Dayton racino will be delayed a minimum of four to six months following a vote from the Ohio State Racing Commission on Wednesday, officials with the company behind the project said.
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Proposed Hollywood Dayton Raceway
Location: 4701 Wagner Ford Road; 119 acres at southwest corner of Needmore and Wagner Ford roads, Dayton
Cost: $125 million for construction; $75 million racetrack relocation fee and, $50 million video lottery terminal operator fee
Racetrack: 5/8 mile harness track; no overnight horse boarding
Main building: will not exceed 150,000 square feet
Number of video lottery terminals (slot-like machines): 1,500
Parking spaces: 1,930
Employees: 1,000 jobs at the racino or related businesses; 1,000 construction jobs