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Scioto Downs Announces Job Fair for New Casino Slated to Open in Early Spring

Columbus, OH, April 10, 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 at 1111 E. Broad St.

The casino plans to hire approximately 800 employees in both full-time and part-time positions to fill a wide range of jobs.

“We are currently hiring for all positions to include Human Resources, IT, VLT Operations, Cage/Club Operations, Finance, Audit, Housekeeping, Maintenance, Racing, Valet, Marketing, Food & Beverage and Security and Surveillance...We're looking for people with personality and energy who enjoy serving the public in a fun and exciting environment,” said Troy Buswell, Scioto Downs Casino & Racetrack VP and General Manager.

No applications will be accepted onsite. All attendees must apply online prior to the event at

"We will offer good paying jobs with health care, benefits and flexible work hours,” said Buswell. “We encourage everyone who is looking for a job to go online and fill out an application as soon as possible.”

Construction of Scioto Downs Casino & Racetrack is ongoing, and when completed, the facility will open with approximately 2,100 video lottery terminals and is permitted to increase that number to as many as 2,500. Additionally, there will be a 300-seat buffet, a 100-seat casual dining restaurant, an 82-seat bar/lounge with high-tech sound and lights, and will offer a variety of entertainment options. The current racetrack will also benefit from a variety of improvements.

For more information and to apply online visit:

MTR Gaming Group Inc., prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference.

About MTR Gaming Group
MTR Gaming Group, Inc. is a hospitality and gaming company that through subsidiaries owns and operates Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in Chester, West Virginia; Presque Isle Downs & Casino in Erie, Pennsylvania; and Scioto Downs Casino & Racetrack in Columbus, Ohio. For more information, please visit

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MTR Gaming Group, Inc.
Fred A. Buro
Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
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