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Dayton racino gears up for sports betting

The Dayton Hollywood Gaming Casino prepares for Sports Betting becoming legalized in Ohio
Hollywood Gaming Casino
Hollywood Gaming Casino
Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway prepares for sports betting becoming legalized in Ohio.

Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway adds new jobs to accommodate for the demand stemming from sports betting being legalized on January 1 in Ohio.

Starting January 1, sports betting is legal in Ohio. Sports betting will be offered at Ohio casinos and online through Barstool’s Sportsbook website or app.

Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway will start the new year with expanded job opportunities and career advancement for staff at the racino.

David Schleter is the Sportsbook specialist for Penn National Gaming at the Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway. While he can not currently state the exact number of jobs that will be added, he says that this addition will also bring a new restaurant equipped for watching the games visitors bet on.

“it’s also going to have a 34-foot wide TV and numerous TVs all over the place so folks can make bets and then they can see, they can watch,” Schleter said.

The casino will also offer gambling addiction services to all patrons, including messaging on available, digital platforms.

Free gambling addiction assistance can also be reached at the Ohio Problem Gambling Hotline, available 24/7.

Shay Frank was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio. Before working at WYSO, Shay worked as the Arts Writer for the Blade Newspaper in Toledo, Ohio. In addition to working at the paper, she worked as a freelancer for WYSO for three years and served as the vice president of the Toledo News Guild. Now located back in the Dayton area, Shay is thrilled to be working with the team at WYSO and reporting for her hometown community.