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Scioto Showdown Rules

  • All individuals must be eighteen (18) years of age or older to qualify for and participate in the Eldorado Scioto Downs Handicapping Contest.
  • Participants cannot be included if he/she is on any excluded, management excluded, or self-excluded list. Winners will be checked for eligibility.
  • Valid photo identification, acceptable to Eldorado Scioto Downs, will be required for membership registration, activation, Reward Dollar redemption, promotional offers and for obtaining any information with respect to the ONE Club account.
  • This promotion is valid Saturday February 23, 2019 at 6pm and Sunday February 24, 2019 at 1pm.
  • $25 to buy in will contribute to the final purse. Scioto Downs will add $250 to the purse in each contest.
  • The top 5 placeholders will win a percentage of the purse as follows:
    1. 1st Place: 50%
    2. 2nd Place: 25%
    3. 3rd Place: 12%
    4. 4th Place: 8%
    5. 5th Place: 5%
  • Participants must choose 1 horse in all (10) designated contest races.
  • Contestants will accumulate a bankroll based on a mythical $2 win and place wager on each horse selected.
  • There is no odds-cap on payouts
  • The person with the highest mythical bankroll at the end of the contest will be declared the winner.
  • If there are two (2) or more contestants tied at the end of the contest, tiebreaker rules will be in effect.
    1. Firsts tiebreaker, most winning horses selected
    2. Second tiebreaker, most horses selected to finish either first or second
  • Entries must be submitted by the first designated contest race
  • All selections are final
    1. If selection is scratched, the guest will receive the post time favorite
  • Must be present to win
  • Winner must provide valid, current address, contact phone number and email address
  • Eldorado Scioto Downs employees are not eligible to participate.
  • Winners are responsible for all applicable taxes and fees.
  • All winners are deemed to grant permission to Eldorado Scioto Downs for promotional use of their names and photographs in conjunction with winning.
  • Management reserves the right to change, modify or cancel this promotion at any time without prior notification, with regulatory approval

Please play responsibly. For help, call the Ohio Problem Gambling Helpline at 1-800-589-9966or visit the Ohio for Responsible Gambling website at


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