MTR Gaming Group
|Secamur Corporation (1988–1989)
Excalibur Security Services (1989–1991)
Excalibur Holding Corporation (1991–1993)
Winners Entertainment (1993–1996)
|Industry||Entertainment & Hospitality|
|Founded||Wilmington, Delaware, U.S. (1988)|
|Defunct||September 19, 2014|
|Headquarters||Chester, West Virginia, U.S.|
|Website||Official website[dead link]|
MTR Gaming Group was a gaming company based in Chester, West Virginia that operated horse racing tracks and racinos. It was formed on March 7, 1988 in Wilmington, Delaware. On September 19, 2014, it merged with Eldorado Holdco LLC, forming Eldorado Resorts in Reno, Nevada.
The properties owned and operated by MTR Gaming at the time of its acquisition were:
- Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort – Chester, West Virginia
- Presque Isle Downs and Casino – Summit Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania
- Scioto Downs Racino – Columbus, Ohio
Properties previously owned by the company include:
- Binion's Gambling Hall and Hotel – Las Vegas, Nevada – Acquired from Harrah's Entertainment in 2005, sold to TLC Entertprises in 2008
- Jackson Harness Raceway – Jackson, Michigan – Closed in 2008
- The Ramada Inn and Speedway Casino – North Las Vegas, Nevada – Sold to Ganaste in 2008.
- Guerriero, John (September 20, 2014). "MTR Gaming merger with Eldorado now official". Erie Times-News. Retrieved November 27, 2014.
- Flory, Brad (October 18, 2009). "Jackson Harness Raceway: It's still dead". Michigan Live. Retrieved January 1, 2013.
- Knightly, Arnold M. (January 18, 2008). "New Speedway owner has revival plans for NLV casino". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved February 9, 2008.