The racino at 6000 Ohio 63 in Turtlecreek Twp., east of the Interstate 75/Ohio 63 interchange, is planning so as to add a lodge, restaurant, parking storage and extra gaming machines.

The proposed 11-story lodge could have 194 rooms, whereas the four-floor parking storage could have areas for about 1,000 autos.

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“We’re at all times {looking} to see how we will increase our enterprise and one of many important ways in which a challenge similar to this will increase our skill to increase is to increase our enterprise outdoors of the Dayton-Cincinnati areas,” mentioned Domenic Mancini, MVG president and normal supervisor.

“We really feel that with out the lodge we couldn’t actually attain out to areas similar to Columbus (and) Indianapolis. Even elements of Kentucky and Indiana have been tough that have been over a two-and-a-half-hour drive, possibly even longer.”

Miami Valley Gaming options 1,900 gaming machines, two bars, a 5/8-mile harness racetrack with indoor grandstand, a racing simulcast heart and 4 eating choices. The brand new restaurant could have the aptitude and capability to serve breakfast, lunch and dinner plus deal with room service wants for the lodge, Mancini mentioned.

The 186,00-square-foot racino, which is owned collectively by Delaware North and Churchill Downs Inc., opened in December 2013 with about 1,500 video lottery terminal gaming machines and now has 1,900 VLTs.

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The power, which added 25,000 sq. toes throughout a 2017 growth, would add one other 10,000 sq. toes of gaming flooring house underneath the proposed growth.

That may carry whole gaming house, together with indoor gaming and two out of doors gaming patios, to roughly 90,000 sq. toes and permit MVG so as to add up so as to add as much as 250 VLTs, bringing the full items in operation to about 2,200.

MVG has skilled parking constraints on busy weekends and holidays for months now, and the addition of the storage will assist handle that, boosting parking from 3,093 spots to as a lot as 3,900, Mancini mentioned.

The racino employs greater than 450 employees and is searching for to fill almost 50 full- and part-time positions, together with buffet and positive eating cooks, dishwashers, particular occasion attendants, safety officers, IT community and system engineers and gaming technicians.

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The growth is projected to create roughly 300 jobs throughout building and roughly 100 everlasting positions when full within the first half of 2021, in line with MVG {officials}.

Since its first day in enterprise in late 2013, Miami Valley Gaming has been “an excellent asset for Warren County, and actually a key cog in our tourism panorama,” in line with Scott Hutchinson, spokesman for the Warren County Conference & Guests Bureau.

“They’ve been rising and upgrading their facility each yr, so it nearly feels prefer it was solely a matter of time earlier than an growth of this magnitude would make sense,” Hutchinson mentioned. “We’re very pleased with the entire native leisure, lodging and restaurant choices we have already got to supply Warren County guests, so it goes with out saying {that a} growth like this that would offer a lift in all three of these areas could be particularly thrilling.”

Mancini mentioned MVG appears ahead to working with our state and native leaders to show the proposal into actuality.

“There are a variety of incentives on the desk that we’re working by proper now,” he mentioned.

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Since opening, the racino has delivered greater than $270 million in gaming taxes to the Ohio Lottery and $83 million in taxes to the Ohio Harness Horseman’s Affiliation, MVG {officials} mentioned.

Its progress is “a testomony to their sturdy management and a thriving market in Warren County,” in line with Matt Schnipke, director of the Warren County Workplace of Financial Growth

The growth will present new facilities to the fast-growing I-75 hall alongside Ohio 63 and assist draw guests to get pleasure from Miami Valley Gaming’s services, in addition to different sights within the county, Schnipke mentioned.

“That ends in outdoors {dollars} being spent in Warren County and offering a constructive affect to the native enterprise neighborhood,” he mentioned.

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Warren County welcomes greater than 12 million guests every year, a lot of whom spend time gaming, eating and having fun with occasions at MVG, Hutchinson mentioned. Tourism additionally generates roughly $1.2 billion in financial affect every year for the county, a determine MVG’s growth would solely enhance, he mentioned.

The growth will probably be designed and developed by Missouri-based architecture-firm Thalden Boyd Emery, which designed the prevailing MVG facility.