XNAS:MNTG MTR Gaming Group, Inc. Insider Activity 4 Filing - 8/17/2012

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN 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 *
Dahl Jeffrey J
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
MTR GAMING GROUP INC [MNTG]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
President & CEO
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O MTR GAMING GROUP, INC., P. O. BOX 356, STATE ROUTE 2 SOUTH
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/17/2012
(Street)

CHESTER, WV 26034
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
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 Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 08/17/2012   P   5,000 A $3.85 67,600 D  
Common Stock 08/17/2012   P   1,300 A $3.85 62,600 D  
Common Stock 08/17/2012   P   900 A $3.85 61,300 D  
Common Stock 08/17/2012   P   400 A $3.8 60,400 D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units (2010 Long Term Incentive Plan) (1)             01/27/2015   (1) Common Stock 35,100   35,100 D  
Nonqualified Stock Options (2010 Long Term Incentive Plan) $2.44               (2) 01/27/2022 Common Stock 105,200   105,200 D  
Restricted Stock Units (2010 Long Term Incentive Plan) (3)             01/28/2014   (3) Common Stock 37,600   37,600 D  
Nonqualified Stock Options (2010 Long Term Incentive Plan) $2.32               (4) 01/28/2021 Common Stock 112,700   112,700 D  
Nonqualified Stock Options (2010 Long Term Incentive Plan) $2.04               (5) 01/10/2021 Common Stock 150,000   150,000 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Dahl Jeffrey J
C/O MTR GAMING GROUP, INC.
P. O. BOX 356, STATE ROUTE 2 SOUTH
CHESTER, WV 26034
      President & CEO  

Signatures

 /s/ Jeffrey J. Dahl   08/20/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(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. 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.
(2) 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.
(3) 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.
(4) 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.
(5) Date of Grant: January 10, 2011. Subject to the provisions of the Nonqualified Stock Option Award Agreement, the nonqualified stock options vest and become exercisable in three equal annual installments, one-third on the date of grant (or January 10, 2011), one-third on January 10, 2012 and one-third on January 10, 2013; and will 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.

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