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Oaklawn Racing & Gaming

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Address: 2705 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-7515
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+1 800-625-5296

An unusual feature to see in a National Park is this world-class...

An unusual feature to see in a National Park is this world-class horseracing track.

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Race track/ gaming

It's a gaming place - not a "casino" as gaming is skill driven. Lots of gaming machines (slots), and large racetrack. Friendly staff.

Reviewed 8 December 2016
Austin, Texas
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Conway, Arkansas
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52 reviews
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I've been to the racing track several times and I enjoy it every time. I'm not a big gambler so it's fun to put a few dollars down every now and then. It's always such an adrenaline rush once your horse makes the final turn. Every one gets into it. If your in the area you should try it out.

Thank Vince35
Austin, Texas
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200 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

It's a gaming place - not a "casino" as gaming is skill driven. Lots of gaming machines (slots), and large racetrack. Friendly staff.

Thank rrcer
Sherwood, Arkansas
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67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The casino is ok but drinks are definately not free, like in Tunica or Las Vegas. Beer is $3.75 -$4.00 a bottle, depending on where in the casino that you buy it. The slots also don't seem to pay out like in Tunica or Las Vegas but all things considered it is a fun place to spend a few hours.

Thank NG022014
Austin, United States
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Easy access, fun filled and colorful....Oaklawn Racing and Casino is perfect for a few hours of fun anytime. Food can be good to to-do but good isn't what we go to do....feeding those slots to win or break even or lose- it's still fun!

1 Thank Gwynn C
Montgomery, Texas
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15 reviews
Reviewed 19 November 2016

The Casino is a great place to enjoy some gambling and also some good food. The casino is very clean and all employees are friendly and act in a professional manner,

Thank tim40622016
Devine, Texas, United States
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53 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

By choice I do not gamble, but I have been in the facility to eat. My husband and I enjoyed their Thursday Steak Night. Food was delicious and the service was great, but we did have to wait about 45 minutes to get seated. Of course, you can enjoy the games while waiting. Everyone at this facility is friendly, courteous,... More 

1 Thank Laura E
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41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Going to the races at Oaklawn is always a good time. There are plenty of places to sit and multiple food options. I have never had to wait long to place a bet and the crowd is generally friendly and fun.

Thank Terra B
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

First time in my life i bet on horse at Oaklawn during derby race. Superb atmosphere, dream came alive, and what is better then while your horse wins...

Munford, Tennessee
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37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Was our first visit so got their reward card and they gave us $10 free play and another $10 if you gave e-mail but did not read how to get free play paper they gave us when you got the card. One of the attendant was very helpful.After the help had a good time. They were very friendly and enjoyed... More 

Thank Linda S
Schererville, Indiana
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248 reviews
66 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

My wife,friends and I went to Oaklawn Casino for a change of pace. The casino was very accessible from all parts of Hot Springs. It is located on the main drag (Central Ave). The casino seems fairly new. It has an adequate number of gaming tables (mostly black jack), a good number of video poker machines and other new slot... More 

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