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Eldorado Scioto Downs Presents Smoke & Mirrors New Year’s Eve Event

For Immediate Release

Fri, Dec 18, 2015


Ashley Redmon



Columbus, OH – Scioto Downs will be throwing their annual New Year’s Eve event to ring in 2016. This year, magic and fun-house come to mind when thinking about the theme of Scioto Down’s Smoke & Mirrors theme. And best of all, no cover charge to this racino-wide celebration.

Those 21 and older can enjoy free live music in three different venues. Local party band Junkbox will be playing hit cover music from all different genres starting at 9pm in the Veil Bar. Tracy Carter, Columbus’ Piano Man, will provide music during the Clubhouse dinner and later will appear in the High Limit Lounge. Brew Brothers will feature the College Playoff Games and party music with Premier Entertainment DJ services. Party favors will be passed out and a festive ball drop can be viewed across the entire venue.

There are several dining options for patrons this New Year’s Eve. The historic Clubhouse will offer a three-course dinner. The menu will start with an Italian Chopped Salad with creamy Balsamic dressing. The entrée will be a Petite Filet Mignon with Crab Cake Oscar and Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, finished off with a decadent dessert. Paying patrons will also receive drink tickets, party favors and dinner music. Two seating times are available, 5pm and 8pm. RSVP and pre-payment is required. Interested guests are asked to make reservations by calling 614-295-4010, using reference code 25020.  Price for the dinner is only $40 per person and $75 per couple, INClub member pricing. Non-member pricing is available for $50 per person.

The Grove Buffet will offer a special dinner menu from 5pm – 9pm and a late night breakfast menu starting at 9pm. Dinner pricing for the buffet is $17.99 for INClub members and $19.99 for non-members. The late night breakfast buffet is $13.99 for INClub members and $15.99 for non-members. Reservations are not required and seating is on a first come, first served basis.

The Brew Brothers, Columbus’ new place for Meals, Music and Microbrews, will be flowing with entertainment, amazing food and spectacular beers. Brew Brothers features six of its own hand-crafted brews, a root beer and four Ohio craft drafts. Additional microbrews and commercial brands are also available in bottles and cans. The restaurant will feature a full menu with celebrated specialties to bring in the New Year.  Please note that reservations will not be accepted; however there is no cover charge or drink minimum to watch the playoff games or to enjoy the DJ. Seating will be on a first come, first served basis.

Want exciting action?  Free Play will be up for grabs with two large drawings on New Year’s Eve. The $30,000 Phenomenal Free Play Giveaway will run every 30 minutes from 7pm to 1am. Players receive entries for every ten base points they earn playing with their INClub card. Every 30 minutes winners will be drawn to receive $250 to $2,500 in Free Play. The second promotion, Graba-Cadabra, will also run from 7pm to 1am. Players’ need to be playing with their INClub card in any of the 2,100 VLT games and they could be randomly selected. Selected winners will go on to  play the game in the wind machine to collect magic white rabbits for Free Play, bonus points or another turn in the machine.

Scioto Downs is offering a shuttle service to several hotels on Stringtown Road in Grove City, Ohio. Some hotel partnerships may offer discounted rates to INClub members based on availability. The full shuttle schedule can be viewed at

Don’t stay IN this New Year’s Eve. Stay IN at Scioto Downs for free live entertainment, a fantastic meal and ring in 2016 as a big winner!

About Scioto Downs Racino

Scioto Downs Racino, Ohio’s first racino, features more than 2,100 video lottery terminal games, seasonal live harness horse racing, year-round simulcast wagering, an array of dining options, including the soon to open Brew Brothers Microbrewery, and live entertainment. With a long history or horse racing, Scioto Downs has been bringing gaming to the community for 56 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 area. Scioto Downs offers world-class regional and national entertainment in a customer-friendly atmosphere.



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