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Scioto Downs Racino's All New Smoking Patio, The Courtyard, Opens this New Years Eve

For Immediate Release

Tue, Dec 23, 2014


Ashley Redmon



Columbus, OH – December 23, 2014 – Scioto Downs Racino is set to open their all new smoking section,
The Courtyard; featuring 60 Video Lottery Terminal machines with denominations of $0.01 and $0.25 on
December 31st.

The partially opened gaming lounge for customers is directly adjacent to the interior gaming floor, yet
protected from outdoor elements with twelve radiant heaters and a fire pit to add warmth during the
winter months. The ambience is further enhanced with casual seating, high top tables with stools and
benches where guests can relax and socialize surrounded by lush landscaping to create a one of a kind
gaming experience. It will house 52 penny VLT games and 8 VLT quarter games.

“This new gaming area is a result of customer feedback,” says General Manager and Vice President, Troy
Buswell, “the option to offer a comfortable gaming experience to those who smoke but separate from
those who don’t.”

The patio is scheduled to open as early as Monday, December 29th for testing, but will have the official
grand opening in time for the City of Gold New Year’s Eve celebration on December 31st.

About Scioto Downs Racino
Owned and Operated by Eldorado Resorts Inc., Scioto Downs 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


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