Miami Valley Gaming and Racing http://wvxu.org en New racino off and running http://wvxu.org/post/new-racino-and-running <p>Ohio's latest entry into the gambling industry opened its doors for business Thursday morning.&nbsp; Miami Valley Gaming in Warren County features 1,600 video lottery terminals, several dining options and a harness racetrack that will open in February.&nbsp; President and general manager Jim Simms said the facility is expected to generate about $24 million per year for the community.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:19:58 +0000 Mark Heyne 20710 at http://wvxu.org New racino off and running Warren County racino now hiring http://wvxu.org/post/warren-county-racino-now-hiring <p>The Miami Valley Gaming &amp; Raceway plans to hire more than 500 people, beginning Wednesday. The Warren County racino plans to open December 12, 2013.</p><p><a href="http://www.miamivalleygaming.com/join.html" target="_blank">Job openings</a> range from food and drink service to IT, finance, human resources, marketing.</p><p>A job fair is set for Wednesday, July 10 from 4-7 p.m. at <a href="http://www.ohioworkforce.com/geninfo/directions.htm" target="_blank">Workforce One of Warren County</a>. Applicants should bring a resume and apply in-person.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 17:57:59 +0000 Tana Weingartner 14741 at http://wvxu.org Warren County Fairgrounds gets a boost from racino developer http://wvxu.org/post/warren-county-fairgrounds-gets-boost-racino-developer <p>The company opening a racino in Turtlecreek Township says it's committing $3 million to revitalizing the Warren County Fairgrounds.&nbsp;</p><p>Miami Valley Gaming is contributing&nbsp; $1 million&nbsp; this year that will support redeveloping the current Lebanon Raceway at the fairgrounds.&nbsp; The raceway is being moved to the new gaming and racing complex that will be built.&nbsp;</p><p>The company is also contributing $500,000 per year for the next four years.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 19:48:35 +0000 Mark Heyne 9938 at http://wvxu.org Warren County Fairgrounds gets a boost from racino developer What to do with the Lebanon Raceway? http://wvxu.org/post/what-do-lebanon-raceway <p align="left">Warren County leaders have some big decisions to make about how to fill the soon to be vacated Lebanon Raceway.</p><p align="left">With the Miami Valley Gaming racino on track to open in early 2014 in Turtle Creek Township, (Union Rd. and St. Rt. 63) a Warren County planning committee is starting to examine how to fill the space Lebanon Raceway no longer will. The 93 acre Warren County Fairgrounds is owned by the taxpayers and Commissioner Dave Young says he wants to make sure they get their money's worth. There are many possibilities. He likes an equestrian center.</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 19:47:42 +0000 Ann Thompson 8844 at http://wvxu.org What to do with the Lebanon Raceway? Plans for Warren County racino approved http://wvxu.org/post/plans-warren-county-racino-approved <p>Warren County Commissioners have approved plans for developing a $175 million racino in Turtlecreek Township.&nbsp; The facility will combine harness racing with up to 2,500 video lottery terminals.&nbsp; It'll be located on State Route 63 at Union Road.&nbsp; The current Lebanon Raceway will move to the new site.&nbsp;</p><p>It's a joint venture of Churchill Downs and Delaware North Companies Gaming and Entertainment, which have formed a new company, Miami Valley Gaming and Racing, to develop and operate the racino.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 18:12:24 +0000 Mark Heyne 6044 at http://wvxu.org