AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – More people are playing the slots and betting the horses at Hollywood Gaming Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown.
The increase means the prize money for horse race winners is going up.
Mark J. Loewe, vice president of racing operations, says overnight daily purses will increase more than five percent starting Monday.
It works out to about a $300 to $800 increase in purse money.
The season runs through April 25 with live horse racing four days a week – Monday through Wednesday and Saturday beginning at 12:45 p.m.