Happy birthday Austintown Racino

AUSTINTOWN TWP, Ohio (WKBN) – One year ago Thursday, “Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course” on Route 46 in Austintown opened for the first time. The horse track opened a few months later.

Hollywood Gaming celebrated Thursday night, giving away $30,000.

It’s been quite a year. Through the end of August according to the state, net winnings of nearly $83 million have been paid out at the local racino. That’s on 587 million in credits played.

As part of the celebration, there’s cake and live entertainment through Saturday night.

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