The company opening a racino in Turtlecreek Township says it's committing $3 million to revitalizing the Warren County Fairgrounds.
Miami Valley Gaming is contributing $1 million this year that will support redeveloping the current Lebanon Raceway at the fairgrounds. The raceway is being moved to the new gaming and racing complex that will be built.
The company is also contributing $500,000 per year for the next four years.
Warren County leaders have some big decisions to make about how to fill the soon to be vacated Lebanon Raceway.
With the Miami Valley Gaming racino on track to open in early 2014 in Turtle Creek Township, (Union Rd. and St. Rt. 63) a Warren County planning committee is starting to examine how to fill the space Lebanon Raceway no longer will. The 93 acre Warren County Fairgrounds is owned by the taxpayers and Commissioner Dave Young says he wants to make sure they get their money's worth. There are many possibilities. He likes an equestrian center.