XNAS:MNTG MTR Gaming Group, Inc. Insider Activity 3 Filing - 4/30/2012

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FORM 3
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
  Buro Fred A
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
04/30/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
MTR GAMING GROUP INC [MNTG]
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O MTR GAMING GROUP, INC., P.O. BOX 356, STATE ROUTE 2 SOUTH
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
VP & Chief Marketing Officer
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
(Street)

CHESTER, WV 26034
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock 3,692
D
 

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Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Nonqualified Stock Options (2010 Long Term Incentive Plan)   (1) 01/27/2022 Common Stock 48,400 $2.44 D  
Restricted Stock Units (2010 Long Term Incentive Plan) 01/27/2015   (2) Common Stock 16,100 (2) D  
Nonqualified Stock Options (2010 Long Term Incentive Plan)   (3) 01/28/2021 Common Stock 51,600 $2.32 D  
Restricted Stock Units (2010 Long Term Incentive Plan) 01/28/2014   (4) Common Stock 17,200 (4) D  
Restricted Stock Units (2004 Stock Incentive Plan)   (5)   (5) Common Stock 333 (5) D  
Restricted Stock Units (2005 Stock Incentive Plan)   (5)   (5) Common Stock 8,000 (5) D  
Restricted Stock Units (2007 Stock Incentive Plan)   (5)   (5) Common Stock 25,000 (5) D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Buro Fred A
C/O MTR GAMING GROUP, INC.
P.O. BOX 356, STATE ROUTE 2 SOUTH
CHESTER, WV 26034
      VP & Chief Marketing Officer  

Signatures

/S/ Fred A. Buro 04/30/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Date of Grant: January 27, 2012. Subject to the provisions of the 2010 Long-Term Incentive Plan and the Nonqualified Stock Option Award Agreement, the nonqualified stock options vest and become exercisable in three equal annual installments, 33% on the first anniversary of the date of grant (or January 27, 2013), 33% on the second anniversary of the date of grant (or January 27, 2014) and 34% on the third anniversary of the date of grant (or January 27, 2015); and will vest immediately upon (x) the termination of employment by the death or the disability of the reporting person and (y) consummation of a change of control of the Company.
(2) Date of Grant: January 27, 2012. Each Restricted Stock Unit ("RSU") represents a contingent right to receive one share of MTR Gaming Group, Inc. in exchange for each RSU, subject to the terms of the 2010 Long-Term Incentive Plan and the Restricted Stock Unit Award Agreement (the "Agreement"). Subject to certain provisions, 100% of the RSUs granted will vest and become non-forfeitable upon the third anniversary of the date of grant (or January 27, 2015). Unvested RSUs shall vest immediately upon (x) the termination of employment if such termination is not due to cause, or by the death or the disability of the reporting person and (y) consummation of a change of control of the Company. The RSUs shall terminate as provided in the applicable Agreement.
(3) Date of Grant: January 28, 2011. Subject to the provisions of the 2010 Long-Term Incentive Plan and the Nonqualified Stock Option Award Agreement, the nonqualified stock options vest and become exercisable in three equal annual installments, 33% on the first anniversary of the date of grant (or January 28, 2012), 33% on the second anniversary of the date of grant (or January 28, 2013) and 34% on the third anniversary of the date of grant (or January 28, 2014); and will vest immediately upon (x) the termination of employment by the death or the disability of the reporting person and (y) consummation of a change of control of the Company.
(4) Date of Grant: January 28, 2011. Each Restricted Stock Unit ("RSU") represents a contingent right to receive one share of MTR Gaming Group, Inc. in exchange for each RSU, subject to the terms of the 2010 Long-Term Incentive Plan and the Restricted Stock Unit Award Agreement (the "Agreement"). Subject to certain provisions, 100% of the RSUs granted will vest and become non-forfeitable upon the third anniversary of the date of grant (or January 28, 2014). Unvested RSUs shall vest immediately upon (x) the termination of employment if such termination is not due to cause, or by the death or the disability of the reporting person and (y) consummation of a change of control of the Company. The RSUs shall terminate as provided in the applicable Agreement.
(5) Date of Grant: May 17, 2010. Each Restricted Stock Unit ("RSU") represents a contingent right to receive one share of MTR Gaming Group, Inc. in exchange for each RSU, subject to the terms of the applicable plan and the Restricted Stock Unit Award Agreement (the "Agreement"). Subject to certain provision, one-third of the RSUs granted will vest and become non-forfeitable upon each of the first, second and third anniversaries of the date of grant (or May 17, 2011, May 17, 2012 and May 17, 2013, respectively). Unvested RSUs shall vest immediately upon (x) the termination of employment if such termination is not due to cause, or by the death or the disability of the reporting person and (y) consummation of a change of control of the Company. The RSUs shall terminate as provided in the applicable Agreement.
 
Remarks:
On April 30, 2012, Fred A. Buro was designated as a named executive officer.

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