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Oaklawn Racing & Gaming

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2705 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-7515
+1 501-672-6911
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I am not a gambler

I was here over spring break and wanted to check off my bucket list to bet on horse racing... read more

Reviewed today
Ann W
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Lee's Summit, Missouri
Enjoyed it a lot

Had a great time and staff was very helpful and friendly...Nice selection of games and service was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
John H
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Memphis, Tennessee
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An unusual feature to see in a National Park is this world-class horseracing track.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“race track” (70 reviews)
“slot machines” (31 reviews)
“finish line” (29 reviews)
LOCATION
2705 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-7515
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+1 501-672-6911
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"arkansas derby"
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"nice casino"
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"great track"
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Reviewed today

I was here over spring break and wanted to check off my bucket list to bet on horse racing. Nothing out of the ordinary.

Thank Ann W
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a great time and staff was very helpful and friendly...Nice selection of games and service was very attentive...Only down side was it was freezing cold inside....

Thank John H
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We love this place. Good atmosphere friendly people, we have been during the horse races and when they are not racing and have had a really good time both times we have gone this year.

Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Oaklawn is a fun racetrack. The staff is always friendly. They have a variety of good food & Oaklawn serves great drinks too. If you want a run racetrack, then oaklawn is the place to go.

Thank sunshineseeker2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a one day bus tour which included the races. they were interesting but we are not gamblers therefore would not go again

Thank skimber389
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my 4 year old to Oaklawn and he had a great time. Being with a child I was happy to not feel pressured to place a bet. We just enjoyed taking the atmosphere all in, people watching, and soaking in the excitement. I...More

Thank RennaisanceRick
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice racetrack and casino. The service was good in all areas. Adult beverages are expensive...$5.50 for a draft beer. Food was above average and only a little overpriced. Our trip was during the off season so it was not crowded.

2  Thank th3607
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We went during live racing season (January through April ), but their casino is open year round. Plenty of parking on site.

1  Thank Melody L
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Casinos are not allowed in Arkansas so it is called a gaming hall. There is horse racing from Jan to April. But is a casino on the 2nd floor. Played a little. Didn't win but only lost a few bucks. Smoking is allowed so I...More

4  Thank PJKehr
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Some couple friends and ourselves stayed in Hot Springs for the weekend. What a fun way to spend a day! Even in the rain, the show must go on! We loved figuring out how to place bets, what to bet on, and cheering for our...More

Thank Dreamboat88
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Sherri W
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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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Response from chefeMark | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but free admission so you can go back out to your car.
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