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Scioto Downs Gets State’s First Video Lottery Terminal License
Scioto Downs is getting the state’s first license for new slots-like gambling machines.
The Ohio Lottery Commission on Monday said Scioto Downs outside of Columbus is the first track to be licensed in the state as a video lottery retailer.
The track is slated to open its video lottery facility next month with 1,800 machines. It plans to add 400 terminals later this year.
The Chester, W.Va.-based MTR Gaming Group Inc. operates the track.
The video lottery terminals at Scioto Downs are estimated to generate about $3 million per month in revenue for the state.
All Ohio Lottery profits support K-12 education.
The state is expanding the use of slots-like video lottery terminals at Ohio’s seven horse tracks.