JACK Thistledown Racino Hosts Career Fair as Industry Raises Record Numbers

NORTH RANDALL, Ohio – After being hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic last year, the entertainment and hospitality industries are striving to make a comeback – and that’s exactly what racinos are doing and Ohio casinos.

from Ohio four casinos and seven racinos recorded the most profitable June on record. Whether it’s cabin fever, a way to spend stimulus checks, or just more Ohioans returning to work with cash to spend, the gaming industry state is experiencing a massive rebound.

“I think there are a lot of factors, including people who have a lot of pent-up energy to want to come back into the public after being confined to their homes throughout COVID and even maybe disposable income that they saved throughout their pandemic, ”said Clay Clark, senior vice president of the American Gaming Association.

The state’s casinos and racinos recorded combined revenue of $ 196.8 million in June, the fourth largest month the state has ever seen behind March, April and May of this year.

JACK Cleveland Casino generated $ 22.8 million in revenue in June, up 30.2% from 2019, while JACK Thistledown Racino in North Randall generated $ 17.4 million in revenue in June, in 46.1% increase compared to 2019.

To meet growing demand, JACK Thistledown Racino hosts a career fair and offers competitive incentives to attract more employees.

“We have great PTO plans. We offer tuition reimbursement. We allow the benefits to start in just 30 days, which is not typical of jobs when you join the group,” said Aleksandra Breault, Public Relations and Communications Manager for JACK Entertainment.

One of these incentives includes signing bonuses of up to $ 1,000.

The racino is looking to hire waiters, bartenders, dishwashers, line cooks, customer services, security and gaming operators.

Because this is part of the gaming industry, all applicants are 21 or older.

The career fair will be held at Racino, located at 21501 Emery Road in North Randall on Thursday, July 8 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. with on-site interviews and job postings. Applicants should dress for the occasion and bring their resumes with them, even those with limited experience.

“We have a lot of team members who started in the locker room and now they’re part of our publicity team. So once you’re with us we want you to stay with us and we’ll do what we can. do to help support you and your career path, ”said Breault.

Walk-in people are welcome, but those interested are encouraged to book an interview in advance online. To find out more, click here.

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