Thistledown agreement outlines area where track can move
If Thistledown leaves North Randall, it's headed for a site near the Akron-Canton Airport. The owners of the horse racing track have an agreement with Gov. John Kasich that limits their choice of sites to an area between Akron and Canton along Interstate 77.
article ThistleDown Racino kicks off the season Friday with full fields, bigger purses and lots of optimism
(Ohio) -- Full fields of thoroughbreds, increases in purses and optimism for the future will greet ThistleDown Racino's 89th racing season that begins at 12:55 p.m....
article Thistledown Racino prepares to debut outdoor bar/gaming area as live racing begins Friday
(Ohio) -- Friday will mark the start a new era at Thistledown Racino, for the first time an Ohio thoroughbred track will offer live racing and slot machines.
article ThistleDown Racino opens in North Randall (with video)
(Ohio) -- The $88 million makeover of the thoroughbred racing track formerly known as Thistledown culminated Tuesday with the grand opening of ThistleDown Racino.
article ThistleDown Racino welcomes packed house on opening night
(Ohio) -- Before the doors even opened at ThistleDown Racino Tuesday night, the parking lot was nearly full and would-be gamblers stood more than a hundred deep waiting...
article Thistledown: Odds of winning at new Thistledown Racino
(Ohio) -- With Thistledown's new racino makeover, Video Lottery Terminals are expected to bring in more visitors looking to strike it rich.
article Thistledown Racino to unveil 1,100 video lottery terminals at 5 p.m. today
(Ohio) -- Thistledown Racino today at 5 p.m. will introduce more than 1,000 video lottery terminals, or slot machines.
article Slots-style gambling debuts at 2nd Ohio track
(Ohio) -- A second Ohio race track is ready to begin slots-style racino gambling. Thistledown race track near Cleveland plans a grand opening Tuesday for its more than 1...
article Thistledown Racino to Open on April 9
(Ohio) -- More gambling is coming to the Greater Cleveland area, as Ohio is getting ready to welcome its second ”racino,” or racetrack casino. Rock Ohio...
article Thistledown Racino prepares to begin track's new era (video)
(Ohio) -- Thistledown Racino won't open 1,100 new gambling machines to the public until next week, but the place was busy Friday as the owners of Cleveland's...
article ThistleDown Racino welcomes guests for controlled demonstration
(Ohio) -- ThistleDown Racino may not open its doors to the general public until next Tuesday, but a select few had the chance to break in the North Randall track's 1...
article Thistledown racino to open next week
(Ohio) -- Casino-style gambling is coming to the Thistledown thoroughbred racetrack in early April, but how long it stays remains in question.
article ThistleDown Racino nears its April 9 opening, work continues on track's $88-million transformation
(Ohio) -- ThistleDown Racino may not open until April 9, but that’s not to say they aren’t already seeing the crowds.
article Thistledown Racino opening April 9
(Ohio) -- The state's second racino is set to open April 9. The new Thistledown Racino in North Randall, southeast of Cleveland, is a thoroughbred race track that...
article Thistledown Racino to open with performance by Taylor Hicks
(Ohio) -- American Idol winner Taylor Hicks will perform when the Thistledown Racino opens April 9.
article Work continues towards the upcoming opening of ThistleDown Racino
(Ohio) -- With the Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati enjoying its first full week of operation and the Horseshoe Cleveland now nearly 10 months into its first year, attention...
article Thistledown Racino nearing completion, slots only casino set for spring opening
(Ohio) -- Those looking to play the slots, but maybe don’t feel like driving downtown or paying for parking, will soon have another option. Thistledown Racetrack...
article ThistleDown Racino holds fair to fill 600 jobs
(Ohio) -- ThistleDown Racino will hold a job fair today and Saturday to help fill 600 positions. ThistleDown, a thoroughbred racetrack in North Randall, is scheduled to...
article Hundreds of Thistledown Racino Jobs Available
(Ohio) -- Thistledown Racino is looking for several hundred good employees. Thistledown is joining with Tri-C to host an informational job fair at Cuyahoga Community...
article Thistledown's new racino to open in spring, but experts say it's not salvation of horse racing
(Ohio) -- Thistledown race track, the elderly grand dame of Ohio thoroughbred racing, is getting an $88 million face lift that includes a racino and 1,150 VLTs, or slots...
article Scioto Downs' slot success pushing pace of racino conversion at Thistledown and Northfield Park: Horse Racing Insider
(Ohio) -- A bold move last winter by Scioto Downs to ignore court challenges and build a racino to take advantage of the opportunity to offer video lottery terminals (...
article Group launches campaign to keep racino out of Green
(Ohio) -- Thistledown won’t be able to move into the city without a fight. The newly formed Concerned Citizens Against Casinos is mounting a campaign to keep the...
article Racino could be headed to Akron-Canton area
(Ohio) -- Horse-track betting and slot-machine play could be coming to Stark County. The governor’s office signed an agreement Wednesday that would allow the...
article Rock Ohio Caesars announces agreement with Ohio to develop VLT facility at Thistledown
(Ohio) -- Rock Ohio Caesars LLC (ROC) announced Wednesday it has reached an agreement with the State of Ohio to add video lottery terminals (VLTs) to Thistledown...
article Thistledown agreement outlines area where track can move
(Ohio) -- If Thistledown leaves North Randall, it's headed for a site near the Akron-Canton Airport. The owners of the horse racing track have an agreement with Gov...
article Thistledown Race Track has bounced back more than once in its 87 years, will slots mark another?
(Ohio) -- While cats are said to have nine lives, Thistledown Race Track may have more. The 87-year-old track has survived the depression, several recessions,...
article Thistledown to get video gaming terminals
(Ohio) -- A tentative deal announced this week to make the Thistledown horse track the state’s second racino also includes the option to move the track down I-77...
article Thistledown works deal to move to Akron-Canton area
(Ohio) -- A racino is coming to the Akron-Canton area. Rock Ohio Caesars and Gov. John Kasich’s administration have worked out a deal that allows the Thistledown...
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