Chester, WV, April 08, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) recently acquired a state-of-the-art air purification system for two of its casinos.
According to company officials at Casino Air, the manufacturer of the system, it will remove approximately 95% of the tar, nicotine and ash in the air during its first pass through the enhanced filters and tobacco odor will be completely eliminated. The ‘Casino Air’ system uses activated oxygen generated by molecular oxidizers to sterilize the air. Besides eliminating smoke and odor the process also kills harmful microorganisms, mold and mildew and according to casino officials, the investment is paying off.
The Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort was the first of MTR’s casinos to be outfitted with the ‘Casino Air’ technology and according to Chris Kern, the property’s General Manager, customers love the cleaner air.
MTR officials believe the new system will increase customer satisfaction levels, help attract new customers and increase customer time on the casino floor. The system is also being installed at Presque Isle Downs & Casino, an MTR property located in Erie, PA.
“We are very excited about the positive feedback we’ve been getting from our customers about how clean the air smells at our Mountaineer property,” said Joseph Billhimer, MTR Gaming Group, Chief Operating Officer. "We expect the same great results at Presque Isle Downs & Casino. Our Scioto Downs property in Columbus, Ohio is a smoke-free property."
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 in Columbus, Ohio. For more information, please visit www.mtrgaming.com