After four failed attempts since 1990 to legalize casinos in Ohio, a fifth proposal was placed on the ballot in 2009 to allow casinos at four specific sites, one in each of the state’s largest cities. The major backers were Penn National, which would build the casinos in Toledo and Columbus, and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, who would develop the Cleveland and Cincinnati properties.
Hollywood Casino Toledo is a casino in Toledo, Ohio, that opened on May 29, 2012. The casino is owned by Gaming and Leisure Properties and operated by Penn National Gaming, and has 11,600 m2 of gaming space, with 2,002 slot machines, 60 table games, and 20 poker tables. Hollywood Casino Toledo’s smoke-free gaming floor features more than 2,000 of your favorite slots and the hottest new machines from 1 cent to $100 denominations.
Whether you’re looking for fine dining, an endless buffet, or a casual bite, you’ll find the best dining experience at Hollywood Casino’s restaurants. Hollywood Casino Toledo offers five incredible dining facilities, and beautiful banquet and event spaces to suite your needs. Located only minutes from downtown Toledo, Ohio, Hollywood is the best place for a group event.
Penn National Gaming owns, operates or has ownership interests in gaming and racing facilities and video gaming terminal operations with a focus on slot machine entertainment. As of October 15, 2018, the company operates 40 facilities in 18 jurisdictions, including Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and West Virginia. In aggregate, Penn National Gaming operates approximately 49,400 gaming machines, 1,200 table games and 8,800 hotel rooms.
Penn National Gaming and its properties use a variety of approaches to promote responsible gaming including employee training programs, customer awareness campaigns, self-exclusion and financial restriction programs, written procedures for recognizing and managing these issues, use of outside experts, and ongoing monitoring and review to gauge the effectiveness of these programs.