Economic Fuel: $78.23 million

Workers directly employed by Arlington Park and the racecourse’s restaurants earned $21.2 million in 2010.

At the same time, Arlington Park generated purse payments and fees – funds spent locally – totaling $22.2 million.

Payments to vendors servicing Arlington Park – additional funds spent locally – totaled $31.9 million in 2010.

Local capital improvements totaled $2.9 million.

Taken together, Arlington Park and related business pumped $78.3 million into the local economy in 2010.

Other payments to local government – for water, police and fire inspection services, and elevator inspection – totaled $290,000 in 2010.

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