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Oaklawn Racing & Gaming

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Large Casino

A lot of good slot machines to choose from. Players card gives you rewards and credit. Staff was... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
Tamara C
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Yantis, Texas
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Fun time at the casino

We went here for gaming at the casino--specifically video poker, and we were glad they had some... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2018
DerekfromAtlanta
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Ruston, Louisiana
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An unusual feature to see in a National Park is this world-class horseracing track.
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2705 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-7515
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+1 501-672-6911
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I repeat do not go to this scam casino, save your money. This casino is a scam!!!. You will never win. In 1 day I lost $ 3k in the casino. The casino scam will beat you in 99% and won't let you win even...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chen9999
Reviewed 11 December 2018

This is not a full service casino more like a slot parlor. The ride from little rock was a little less than an hour. Be careful going there as the road has been recently updated still we saw a few deer on the roadway. Also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

A lot of good slot machines to choose from. Players card gives you rewards and credit. Staff was very friendly.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Tamara C
Reviewed 26 November 2018

We went here for gaming at the casino--specifically video poker, and we were glad they had some video poker machines. It is a fun place and pretty standard as far as gaming goes. We liked and appreciated the free soft drinks. Staffers were nice and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DerekfromAtlanta
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We've been to Oaklawn twice now. Once in October and then went back for Breeders Cup where it was simulcast. Although track wasn't live...we were able to check it out. Beautiful track, staff so friendly, plenty of parking, casino is connected so you don't have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 416tracyn
Oaklawn_Jockey_Club, Manager at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

We're so glad you had great Breeders' Cup Day and look forward to having you join us for Arkansas Derby Day. Several horses you saw compete at the Breeders' Cup actually raced at Oaklawn last season, including the Classic winner Accelerate. Our 2019 season runs...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

Oaklawn was definitely the highlight of our family road trip to Hot Springs, Arkansas. My kids loved watching the horses get ready to race. We were even lucky enough to meet a few of the jockeys and simply put, my kids were on cloud 9.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank HowDoesShe
Oaklawn_Jockey_Club, Manager at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We hope you will come back to see us when we open again for racing Friday, Jan. 25. The season goes all the way until Saturday, May 4.

Reviewed 6 November 2018

My husband and I go to Hot Springs every March and stay until racing is over, this year it will end May 4th.We take our RV stay at Youngs RV .there are may nice hotels but as we stay so long we prefer the RV...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Glenda N
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

The horse racing is great, but the gaming has a ways to go. Most places I’ve been have free drinks (alcohol), but Oaklawn does not but they do offer free sodas, coffee and water. Place was crowded but seemed limited on machines. I prefer the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Question please..., why are the slots different from other casinos around the country? Some of them are difficult to understand. Are there different rules in Arkansas?More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Dan C
Oaklawn_Jockey_Club, Manager at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Hello Dan, thank you for your question. Yes, the machines are different here in Arkansas because of the law that allows us to have only a certain type of machine (Electronic Game of Skill) vs. other states, who allow Games of Chance (which is your...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

This casino is not far from downtown Hot Springs just off Central Avenue. The building is spacious with lots of casino games.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Oaklawn_Jockey_Club, Manager at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for your great review! We hope you will come back soon.

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Sasha A
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Response from nolanj948 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we took our ten year old daughter.
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Sherri W
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Response from Oaklawn_Jockey_Club | Property representative |
You have to be 21 to enter the gaming area. Thank you.
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Response from Hummer1973 | Reviewed this property |
Usually quits the middle of April. Then the horses, jockeys, owners, trainers, etc all move to another track. End of April to the middle of August will be Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa. So if your following your favorite... More
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