Eldorado Resorts Continues Scioto Downs Racino Expansion with Construction of $5.9 Million 'The Brew Brothers' Microbrewery and Restaurant
For Immediate ReleaseFri, Mar 6, 2015
The Brew Brothers to Open by 4Q 2015
Phase II Expansion to also Feature New Bakery, Snack Bar and Outdoor Smoking Patio
Columbus, OH and Reno, NV, (March 6, 2015) ‐‐ Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERI) (“Eldorado” or the
“Company”) announced today that it will commence construction at Scioto Downs Racino of The Brew
Brothers, a new $5.9 million microbrewery and restaurant that is expected to open by the fourth quarter of
2015. The Brew Brothers will serve as a central component of the Company’s planned $9.5 million Phase II
expansion of the property. The Phase II expansion plan for the property will extend its guest amenities and
entertainment offerings and includes a 5,000‐square‐foot outdoor smoking patio that opened in December
2014 with 60 video lottery terminals (“VLTs”), as well as a new bakery and snack bar that are expected to open
by the fourth quarter.
The Brew Brothers is a proven 15‐year‐old concept which originated at the Company’s Eldorado Resort Casino
in Reno, Nevada. The Brew Brothers at Scioto Downs Racino will feature a state‐of‐the‐art microbrewery
complete with ten brewing vessels, a 44‐foot‐long bar that contains 23 bar seats, 127 indoor seats, 80 patio
seats, a 336‐square‐foot entertainment stage and a 37‐foot‐tall grain silo. The Brew Brothers’ innovative
dining menu will feature dishes created in the restaurant’s wood‐burning pizza oven, smoker and customdesigned
“Scioto Downs has a rich history of harness racing, and since the opening of our gaming facility in June 2012,
guests in the greater Columbus market have reacted favorably to our exciting blend of racing and gaming
entertainment amenities,” said Gary Carano, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eldorado. “Construction
of The Brew Brothers microbrewery and restaurant, which will serve as the cornerstone of our Phase II
property expansion, reflects our commitment to extend the Carano family’s legacy of providing guests with
diverse food and beverage options across our property portfolio. Eldorado’s innovative Brew Brothers concept
has proven to be very popular with our guests in Reno and we expect it to further elevate the level of unique amenities that we offer guests at Scioto Downs.
“Providing unique dining and entertainment experiences to our guests is one of our strategic priorities and we
intend to continue to selectively invest in return‐focused property enhancements that can drive long‐term
growth across Eldorado’s portfolio. Our Phase II expansion plan for Scioto Downs Racino also includes a
recently opened outdoor smoking patio that features 60 VLTs that has been well received by our guests. We
also plan to extend our food and beverage options at the property with a new bakery and snack bar that will
open by the fourth quarter. We believe these amenities highlight our ongoing commitment to exceed our
Located across from the Grove Buffet, The Brew Brothers will feature rustic décor that utilizes a blend of
reclaimed wood, metal and concrete materials, while warm colors and elegant touches give an upscale and
comfortable feel. The beer menu will feature award‐winning selections, including five drafts that are custom
brewed in‐house, five locally crafted beers, Brew Brothers’ root beer, and other commercial bottle offerings.
Guests will be able to sit at the 44‐foot‐long bar and watch the brew master craft the restaurant’s brews or
enjoy a cocktail by the fire pit in the outdoor beer garden. The microbrewery and restaurant will feature large
high‐definition TVs for viewing sporting events as well as an entertainment venue complete with a ten‐foot
screen and a fully‐equipped stage that will offer guests an exciting after hours nightlife with live music and DJs.
About Scioto Downs Racino
Scioto Downs Racino, Ohio’s first Racino, features over 2,100 video lottery terminal games, seasonal live
harness horse racing, year‐round simulcast wagering, an array of dining options and live entertainment. With a
long history or horse racing, Scioto Downs has been bringing gaming to the community for over 50 years. As
the first Racino to open in June 2012, Scioto Downs introduced the latest in gaming technology to central Ohio
and continues to bring the best and most popular games to the property. Scioto Downs offers world‐class
entertainment in a customer friendly atmosphere.
About Eldorado Resorts, Inc.
Eldorado Resorts is a casino entertainment company that owns and operates six properties in five states,
including the Eldorado Resort Casino and the Silver Legacy Resort Casino (a 50/50 joint venture with MGM
Resorts International) in Reno, NV; the Eldorado Resort Casino in Shreveport, LA; Scioto Downs Racino in
Columbus, OH; Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort in Chester, WV; and Presque Isle Downs & Casino in
Erie, PA. For more information, please visit www.eldoradoresorts.com.