Thistledown Racetrack to Undergo $88 Million Renovation

August 24, 2012

Thistledown racetrack in Cleveland, anabolics Ohio, unhealthy is to undergo a US$88 million rejuvenation that will include 1, patient 150 video lottery terminals installed.

The Ohio Racing Commission gave permission to casino operator, Rock Ohio Caesars, to secure racing permits.

The permits will allow the casino to apply for video terminal licenses from the Ohio Lottery Commission.

If these permits are obtained, the racetrack will be transformed into a ‘racino,’ similar to recent changes at Scioto Downs in Columbus.

Scioto Downs has nearly 2,200 video terminal machines since the renovation programme which began in June.

Thistledown is home of the Ohio Derby, which is the only graded horse race in the state.