racino

noun
ra·​ci·​no | \ rə-ˈsē-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce racino (audio) \
plural racinos

Definition of racino

: a racetrack at which slot machines are available for gamblers

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Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park had the highest monthly revenue of any racino or casino with $20 million. Karen Farkas, cleveland.com, "Jack Cleveland Casino's revenue continues to slide; casino/racino reports," 7 Mar. 2018 Casino and racino officials have said year-over-year comparisons typically provide a more accurate reflection of performance than comparing revenue from one month to the previous one. Karen Farkas, cleveland.com, "Jack Cleveland Casino's April revenue actually $500,000 more than first reported by Ohio Casino Control Commission," 9 May 2018 In addition, the bus will provide a direct run to the racino from Lakefront Lines in Brook Park at 10:45 a.m. on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. Karen Farkas, cleveland.com, "Hard Rock Rocksino's new bus to pick up gamblers throughout Northeast Ohio," 5 Mar. 2018 The state commission and lottery define revenue as the money left after casinos and racinos pay winners and deduct for promotions. Karen Farkas, cleveland.com, "Jack Cleveland Casino's April revenue actually $500,000 more than first reported by Ohio Casino Control Commission," 9 May 2018 But Centaur, led by CEO Rod Ratcliff, has owned Hoosier Park since its inception as a racino in 2008, though ownership was restructured after its own 2010 bankruptcy. Tony Cook, Indianapolis Star, "Caesars agrees to pay $1 million penalty over efforts to sway Indiana casino regulators," 28 June 2018 That includes competition between casino operators and racino operators -- each set of companies operates in Ohio under different regulatory frameworks, overseen by different government agencies. Rich Exner & Andrew J. Tobias, cleveland.com, "Sports wagering could be heading to Ohio after Supreme Court ruling," 14 May 2018 What must change Under normal rules for the Ohio Lottery Commission, adding sports gambling to Ohio's seven racinos would require treating sports bets as games of chance, like buying a lottery ticket or playing Keno. Rich Exner & Andrew J. Tobias, cleveland.com, "Sports wagering could be heading to Ohio after Supreme Court ruling," 14 May 2018 Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia have several casinos and racinos sitting across the Ohio River. Washington Post, "Stagnant horse racing betting court ruling helps the sport," 18 May 2018

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First Known Use of racino

1995, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for racino

blend of racetrack and casino

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