MGM Northfield Park was the top-performing Ohio racino in July, raking in $53.4 million in revenue. MGM Northfield Park is the largest racino in the state. The massive property boasts over 2,000 slot machines and a variety of other gambling options, including Ohio sports betting at its BetMGM run sportsbook. Racino amenities include a full-service casino buffet, a sports bar, and Northfield Park, a harness racing track open year-round.
Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway was the second-highest-grossing racino, with revenue of $19.3 million. Dayton Raceway offers live harness racing from September 26 through December 30 but offers daily live racing throughout the year via its dozens of monitors.
JACK Thistledown Racino was third, with a revenue of $17.1 million. Thistledown is a famous race track offering live Thoroughbred racing from April to September. The rest of the year provides betting opportunities at racetracks worldwide at its race and sportsbook on the grounds.
Belterra Park Cincinnati and its $15.4 million July revenue finished fourth in the state. Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming owns the Racino and runs thoroughbred racing, and is the only “turf” track in the Buckeye State. Live racing runs from April to October, but the track also offers live betting on racing daily in its race and sportsbook.
Harrah’s Cincinnati ran Caboose among the state’s five bookies, generating $12.3 million in July revenue. Harrah’s Cincinnati offers live thoroughbred and quarter-horse racing from March 27 until December 9, and Ohioans can also wager throughout the year on any horse race in the world at its race and sportsbook.
Despite the slight revenue drop, Ohio racinos are still on track to have a strong fiscal year. In the first seven months of 2023, the state’s five racinos have generated $823.6 million in revenue, which is up 6.2% from the same period in 2022.
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