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Chris Kern, general manager of Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort, and his executive team braved 400 gallons of icy cold water to raise $1,050 for the ALS Association. - August 28, 2014
MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) announced today the launch of several mobile friendly games including ‘Joker Poker’ on its’ INClub online casino platform. Customers can access the new games by going to www.inclubcasino.com. The free play online casino features a variety of... - August 28, 2014
MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) announced today the launch of its “INClub” online player’s club and its free INClub online casino. Customers can access their personalized INClub webpage by going to www.MYINClub.com. The free personalized website features a variety of new member... - October 24, 2013
MTR Gaming Group, announced today the recent implementation of a mobile wagering application that will allow its customers to place bets using their smartphones and iPads. - June 10, 2013
MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) announced today the remittance of the second and final payment for its operating license to the Ohio Lottery Commission for its Scioto Downs Racino in the amount of $25 million dollars. Scioto Downs, which opened June 1, 2012, was the first race track in the state... - June 03, 2013
Presque Isle Downs & Casino recently renovated its casino floor to better accommodate high rollers. High-end slot and blackjack players will experience an improved standard of comfort and privacy in the new 2050-square-foot high roller room located in the southwest corner of the casino. “It’s... - May 28, 2013
MTR Gaming Group, Inc. announced today the summer entertainment schedules for its three regional gaming properties; Mountaineer Casino, which has a long-standing tradition of live entertainment, Presque Isle Downs & Casino and the recently opened Scioto Downs. - May 23, 2013
Presque Isle Downs & Casino will stage an outdoor summer concert series featuring, among others, Grammy-nominees The Fabulous Thunderbirds and American icon and former Billboard Number #1 artist Chubby Checker and the Wildcats. Also headlining this year’s series is former teen idol, guitarist,... - May 08, 2013
MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) announced today the engagement of Oracle and its Social Relationship Management Suite. This product enables MTR to manage customer relationships and monitor social interactions online via Oracle’s cloud-based platforms and processing. Key features of the... - April 18, 2013
MTR Gaming Group, Inc. recently acquired a state-of-the-art air purification system for two of its casinos. - April 08, 2013
During the 2012 holiday season, Presque Isle Downs & Casino partnered with five local charities to help raise both monies and goods for our region and those affected by Hurricane Sandy. The casino partnered with The Second Harvest Food Bank, Toys for Tots Foundation, The United Way of Erie County,... - January 05, 2013
Presque Isle Downs & Casino announced that two more state-of-the-art barns have been completed that consist of 48 stalls apiece. The 1.3 million dollar project gives the facility a total of 764 stalls including a 48 stall receiving barn and a 24 stall stakes barn. This new addition will potentially... - January 05, 2013
Chief Marketing Officer Fred Buro shared his thoughts about the convergence of online gaming and social media recently with Casino Enterprise Management magazine. - December 05, 2012
All toys collected will benefit the Marines Toys for Tots Foundation. - November 28, 2012
The casino celebrated Veterans Day on Sunday with a free buffet and $10 in slot play. But, one lucky veteran walked away with something much more. On Sunday, November 11, 2012 a Vietnam War Vet walked away with $500,000 with his progressive jackpot win. The $500,000 jackpot is the largest in Presque... - November 13, 2012
Veterans receive free buffet and $10 in slot play at Presque Isle Downs & Casino on Sunday, November 11th, 2012. - November 08, 2012
The Bad Beat Jackpot at Presque Isle Downs & Casino continues to defy the odds. If the Bad Beat were hit today, one lucky "loser" will walk away with more than $97,000 in prize money by losing to a better hand. The winner of the hand will be entitled to $48,691 and all remaining players... - July 28, 2012
Presque Isle Downs & Casino will host the World Poker Tour Boot Camp and Battle Tournament Friday, July 13 at 10 am. The boot camp training will be conducted by well-known poker pros. The camp will focus on “live” poker game formats and has been specifically designed to improve live game... - July 10, 2012
Presque Isle Downs & Casino recently installed 2000 new slot chairs and 48 new slot games on the casino floor. The KGM Gaming"‘Comfort 3" slot chairs are designed to endure the wear and tear that comes with heavy casino traffic but still provide optimum comfort. “It makes... - July 05, 2012
Presque Isle Downs & Casino will celebrate Fourth of July by giving away 1000 free tee shirts to its customers at the casino and racetrack. The first 500 patrons who arrive at the casino after 9 am and the first 500 people who arrive at the racetrack after 4:30 pm for "Wednesday Night At The... - July 04, 2012
Mary Downing of Medina, OH, won a $53,132.90 Jackpot at Presque Isle Downs & Casino Saturday, June 16. Downing won the money playing the five-cent progressive Bugsy slot machines. “I have been playing those machines for years and my husband would constantly ask me ‘When I would give... - June 26, 2012
Robin Fisher of Greenville, PA, won the 1st Presque Isle Downs & Casino High Heels Poker Tournament June 10. Fisher beat out 32 other ladies to win $1155.00 on the final hand with a Full House; Aces Full of Two’s. “We’re going on vacation to the Florida Keys,” said an enthusiastic... - June 15, 2012
Presque Isle Downs & Casino will host the High Heels Poker Tour (HHPT) Sunday, June 10 at 4 p.m. The HHPT is the first all women’s poker tour launched on the East Coast. The HHPT will co-sponsor the ladies no-limit hold’em tournament at the casino poker room. The buy-in for this event... - June 08, 2012
MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) announced today that the new Scioto Downs, the latest addition to its gaming properties, will open as scheduled this Friday, June 1 at 2 pm. - June 01, 2012
MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) announced today that it has satisfied all conditions of the Ohio Lottery’s conditional license and has received its permanent license to install and operate video lottery terminals (“VLTs”) at its Scioto Downs racetrack in Columbus, Ohio. - May 23, 2012
It was an auspicious beginning for racing this year at Presque Isle Downs & Casino as a large (1,295) enthusiastic crowd showed up to usher in the 6th season of live thoroughbred racing on May 15. Total wagering on the 8-race card reached a record high of $835,861.91, an increase of 43% from the... - May 18, 2012
The Presque Isle Downs & Casino is hosting a job fair May 21 from 2-6 pm in the casino Clubhouse. The casino plans to hire 100 new employees to fill a wide variety of full and part time positions. The open positions include: Buffet Shift Supervisor, Security Officers, Track Safety, Cashiers, Housekeeping,... - May 18, 2012
One lucky loser will walk away with more than $69,000 in prize money if they win the Presque Isle Down & Casino Badbeat Jackpot anytime soon. - May 17, 2012
Thoroughbred racing begins May 15 at Presque Isle Downs & Casino at 5:25 pm. - May 09, 2012
MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) today announced the introduction of a new enhanced player loyalty program for all of its properties. - May 01, 2012
Nancy Walker is one lucky lady. Walker hit a $52,849 jackpot at Presque Isle Downs & Casino April 17. This is her second significant jackpot in less than a year. Last April 30th Walker also hit a $38,000 jackpot. When asked where she got her luck, Walker had no explanation, but she does hope it continues. Walker... - April 28, 2012
Presque Isle Downs & Casino will host NFL Draft Night with Fox Sports Radio from 7-10 pm. this Thursday, April 26, in conjunction with Erie Beer. Featured guests include NFL prospect Randy Colling, Mercyhurst Head Football Coach Marty Schaetzele, Gannon University Athletic Director Mark Richard,... - April 26, 2012
Bellator Fighting Championships will make their 2012 Summer Series debut from The Mountain State when the promotion brings Bellator 71 to The Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort in Chester, West Virginia on June 22. Bellator 71 will feature the quarterfinals of the Bellator Summer Series Light... - April 19, 2012
The Thoroughbred Times conducted a recent study which determined that Presque Isle Downs & Casino is one of the safest race tracks in the nation for horses to run. Presque Isle Downs & Casino scored a rate of 0.94 injury incidents per 1000 starts which is far below the industry standard of 3.29... - April 19, 2012
Presque Isle Downs & Casino announced that two state-of-the-art barns have been completed that consist of 48 stalls apiece. The 1.3 million dollar project gives the facility a total of 668 stalls including a 48 stall receiving barn and a 24 stall stakes barn. This new addition will potentially allow... - April 18, 2012
MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with BT Management LLC to manage and operate a new Baymont Inn and Suites adjacent to its Presque Isle Downs & Casino property in Erie, Pennsylvania. - April 11, 2012
The Scioto Downs Casino & Racetrack has scheduled a job fair Apr. 18, to hire workers for the new casino being built in Columbus that is slated to open in early spring. The job fair is scheduled for Apr. 18 from 10 am to 3 pm at the Central Ohio Workforce Investment Corporation building located... - April 10, 2012
Legendary poker player Chris Moneymaker will mark his return to Presque Isle Downs & Casino April 12, for a $15,750 Multi-Table Poker Tournament. Moneymaker is the casino’s official Poker Ambassador. “We are excited to have Chris come and play in this event,” said Mike Tamburelli,... - April 05, 2012
The Presque Isle Downs & Casino poker room announced today that the bad beat jackpot has surpassed $100,000. - April 04, 2012
Presque Isle Downs & Casino hosted Country 98’s, (WXTA) 13th Annual Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radio-thon benefiting the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital last Thursday & Friday in the casino clubhouse. The event raised $20,218 for the world’s leading research hospital... - April 03, 2012
MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) announced today that its Presque Isle Downs & Casino property in Erie, PA, has entered into a joint marketing agreement with Sheetz, Inc., a retail chain of gas stations and convenience stores located in the mid-Atlantic and Ohio Valley regions. "We are... - March 26, 2012
Presque Isle Downs & Casino and Country 98 WXTA will host a Country Music Radio-thon Thursday, March 22nd and Friday, March 23rd in benefit of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. "The money raised from the Country Music Marathon will have a tremendous impact on the lives of children. - March 21, 2012
MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) announced today that it has named industry veteran Troy J. Buswell to the position of Vice President and General Manager of Scioto Downs Casino & Racetrack in Columbus, Ohio, effective immediately. The casino is currently under construction and slated to open... - March 12, 2012
MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) announced today that industry veteran Michael Tamburelli has been named General Manager of its Presque Isle Downs & Casino in Erie, Pennsylvania. He succeeds former Presque Isle Downs & Casino President and General Manager Fred Buro, who was recently promoted... - March 03, 2012
Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort announced today that it has named Jeffrey Favre as Director of Gaming Operations, effective immediately. Mr. Favre joins Mountaineer with more than 12 years of senior leadership positions and extensive experience in the gaming and hospitality industry at casinos... - March 02, 2012
MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) recently installed a state-of-the-art wireless web cam at the construction site of the new Scioto Downs Casino and Racetrack in Columbus, Ohio. - February 22, 2012
Presque Isle Downs and Casino will host a $4500 Invitation Only Free Roll on Sunday, January 29th at 11:30 am in the casino poker room. A player receives an invitation to the event by playing a minimum of 20 hours in cash games January 1st through 11:59 on January 21st, 2012. Registration opens January 22nd at 10 am and will remain open until the first 90 participants fill the event. - January 05, 2012
Presque Isle Downs and Casino is sponsoring a Winter Weekend of Poker January 13th through January 16th, 2012. There will be a total of four events during that time period. - January 05, 2012
Presque Isle Downs and Casino’s Poker Ambassador Chris Moneymaker and WKNR AM 850 Radio Host Tony Rizzo played in the casino’s $15,750 Multi-Table Tournament Main Event on Wednesday, December 14th. - December 31, 2011
Presque Isle Downs & Casino collected a record 32,292 lbs of food for those less fortunate through the Second Harvest Food Bank this year. The previous record was 24,000 lbs. The casino employees donated a total of 3365 lbs of food and the casino’s customers contributed 27,927 lbs. “We... - December 31, 2011
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