DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s newest racino is ready to open in Dayton.
Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway will open for business Thursday, becoming the sixth racino in the state. Another near Youngstown is slated to start operations next month.
Numbers from the state show that Ohio’s racinos are on track to make more money than the state’s four casinos once the sites in Dayton and Youngstown are up and running.
The racino in Dayton was built on the site an auto parts plant that shut down six years ago.
It will have 1,000 slot machines as well as a sports bar. Live harness racing will begin in October.
The Dayton Daily News ( ) reports there will be 56 race dates before the season end in late December.
Information from: Dayton Daily News,