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Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course

655 North Canfield Niles Road, Youngstown, Ohio  [view mapview map]   

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Casino opened:September 17, 2014
Gaming machines:1000 +
Minimum Bet:$0.1
Open 24/7:Yes
Self parking:Yes
Valet:Yes
Casino sq/ft:25,000 sq/ft

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Hotels: Youngstown Hotels
Venues: H Lounge, Meeting & Event Space
Attractions: Mahoning Valley Race Course

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Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course Review

Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course is located at 655 North Canfield Niles Road in Youngstown, (Austintown) Ohio. The casino part of the property opened on September 17th and racing began at 12:45pm on November 24th. Upon opening the 100,000 square foot casino floor offered 850 gaming machines with another 650 authorized for an expected build-out of 1,500 VLT's or video lottery terminals.

VLT's act just like a slot and many carry the same names as you would see in Las Vegas or Atlantic City. The difference is that instead of generating outcomes from an internal chip, the results are returned at near light speed from a central lottery server. On the casino floor players would never know the difference. This is gaming at its best. The casino floor is non-smoking but a small covered and heated patio  provides some action for those who like to smoke while they play.

Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course offers several dining options as well as a sports bar and entertainment lounge. The simulcast lounge is open year round with up to 40 races on the card Friday and Saturday. The thoroughbred racetrack is one mile in length with live races throughout the season with meets 4 days a week. The track is dark Sunday, Thursday, and Friday. The grandstand includes over 1,000 enclosed trackview seats. First post is 12:45pm with the last of 8 races posting at 4pm all regular race days. The license transfer to Austintown included a 10-year authorization.

The live racing season here runs from October through April.

You must be at least 21 to play the slots and 18 to bet on the ponies in Ohio.

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The game is on in Austintown! The huge 100,000 square foot Penn National Gaming/Ohio Lottery casino opened with 850 gaming machines and permissions to increase the number to 1,500 as demand requires. Players can sign up for Marquis Rewards on the website before going to the casino or use the web page to check their loyalty points and opt in or out of newsletters and offers with ease.

Current regulations do not allow games of choice or skill at Ohio racinos so you won't find table games, poker, or video poker machines at Mahoning Valley. The slots and other games are served to each machine from a central lottery server administered by the  Ohio Lottery. Players wagered nearly $80 million on the games in the casino's first full month of operation with lots of happy winners.

The live horse racing season at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley runs from October through April, with year-round coverage of live simulcast racing around the world.

Race days are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday with 8 races per day. First post time is 12:45pm and last post is 4pm. The simulcast theater is open 7 days a week year round.

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Dining & Restaurants

Sky Box Sports Bar

  • Serving: Steak, Bar/Pub, Seafood, American, Pizza, Soup, Salads, Appetizers, Wings

The menu at Sky Box Sports Bar features pub favorites such as finger foods and wings, a great variety of burgers, specialty sandwiches, wings, soups, salads, steak and seafood. A premium selection of craft and domestic beers, as well as top-shelf spirits, complement the dining menu. There are more than 30 large LCD screens covering every moment of action for sports fans, including profession and collegiate ball, and more.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: (877) 788-3777
  • Alcohol: Full Bar
  • Attire: Casual

Hours

Sunday12:00pm / 10:00pm
Monday12:00pm / 10:00pm
Tuesday12:00pm / 10:00pm
Wednesday12:00pm / 10:00pm
Thursday12:00pm / 10:00pm
Friday12:00pm / 11:00pm
Saturday11:00am / 12:00am

Ciao

  • Serving: Pizza

Located in the food court, it's all about the pie at Ciao! The most simple of Italian cuisine is raised to an art form at Hollywood Gaming. Take a quick break from the action with a tasty slice or go whole hog and have a full pizza made to order for yourself and friends. The service is quick and friendly and the fare is simply yummy.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: (330) 505-8700
  • Ambience: Casual

Take 2 Grill at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course

  • Serving: American, Quick Eats

Located near the simulcast theater, Take 2 Grill at Hollywood Gaming is sizzling at Mahoning Valley.  This is a grab and go where you don't sacrifice quality or service for convenience, The burgers will make your mouth water and sandwiches fresh off the grill will keep you coming back for more. There is plenty of variety on the menu to satisfy most any craving.

  • Price range: Budget
  • Part of the Take 2 Grill chain
  • Reservations: (330) 505-8700
  • Attire: Casual

Hours

Sunday11:00am / 12:00am
Monday11:00am / 12:00am
Tuesday11:00am / 12:00am
Wednesday11:00am / 12:00am
Thursday11:00am / 12:00am
Friday11:00am / 12:00am
Saturday11:00am / 3:00am

Quick Bites at Hollywood Gaming

  • Serving: American, Snacks / Hotdogs, Cafe/Variety

Hollywood & Grind - Harlan's Holiday - Trackside

Hollywood & Grind offers coffee, pastries, sweets and more for the gambler on the go.

Harlan's Holiday is close to the Simulcast Theater and offers large screen race viewing along with a quick bite to eat and a cold drink or two.

Trackside lets you grab a bite and never miss a moment of the live race just feet away. Cold drinks and coffee are on the menu here as well.

  • Price range: Budget
  • Reservations: (330) 505-8700

Hollywood Mahoning Venues & Hotspots

H Lounge

H Lounge at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course hosts awesome live entertainment.

Meeting & Event Space

Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course is the ideal place to hold your next special event. Choose from the Gallery offering 1,047 square feet of space, The Overlook at 1,010 square feet or the TrackView Terrace and Patio at 6,756 square feet. The Gallery, Overlook, and TrackView offer space to accommodate from 25 to 300 guests.

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Mahoning Valley Race Course

Race Track

The race track at Mahoning Valley is a one mile oval track, 80 feet wide and the stretch is 1,000 feet long. Half a foot of drainage stone beneath the track ensure that the surface will improve quickly even after heavy rains. The track is banked at 3% in the stretches and 6% in the turns for a very fast raceway.

There is enclosed grandstand seating for over 1,000 patrons. Wagering occurs in two main areas; the main floor and in the simulcast theater on the second floor. Tellers and machines are available in each area. There is a $2.00 minimum on all wagers with $1.00 box & wheel, except: $0.50 Trifecta, Pick 3, Pick 4 & $0.10 Superfecta . Superfectas are only available on races with 8 or more horses.

The Simulcast Teletheater is open 7 days a week year round with the first race on the card at 11am Sundays and noon or shortly thereafter all other days.

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Contact information

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Address: 655 N Canfield Niles Rd, Youngstown, OH 44515, USA

Phone: (610) 373-2400

Website: www.hollywoodmahoningvalley.com

Facebook: Facebook page

Twitter: @hollywoodmvrc

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Phone: 330-505-8862

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