The Ohio Lottery is reports record-high sales and profits for the 2014 fiscal year, boosted in part by revenue from new video lottery terminals at three racinos.
The growth of racinos in Ohio has led to a decline in casino tax revenue for local governments.
The addition of slots-style video lottery terminals, or VLTs, has reinvigorated Ohio's horse racing industry.
The Ohio Lottery says public schools in the state will get 803 million dollars from a record-high 2.8 billion in lottery sales during the 2013 fiscal year.
The Dayton-Montgomery County Port Authority has approved the issuance of 65-million-dollars in bonds to fund construction of the Dayton racino.
The Ohio State Racing Commission has voted to delay construction on two "racinos," requiring developer Penn National Gaming to provide more enclosed seating for horse racing spectators.
Warren County authorities are moving ahead on a planned 175-million dollar "racino" near Interstate 75 and Monroe.