Police were investigating a report of a bomb threat at Scioto Downs Racino.
A man called the racetrack/casino Thursday morning to claim he had it wired with explosives.
According to authorities, the man said he was in the parking lot with a remote-controlled detonator. He called the facility multiple times.
The man demanded a $50,000 ransom or he would activate the bombs.
Police officers were searching the grounds, but no evacuations were ordered.
The racino was not evacuated during the search.