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Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

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Address: 777 Hollywood Blvd, Grantville, PA 17028
Phone Number: 1-877-682-4791
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Visited the casino with my wife on 4/11/15 for a few hours and had a great time. Didn't see many large payouts on the slots, but we left up about $300 - got lucky on one machine... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Visited the casino with my wife on 4/11/15 for a few hours and had a great time. Didn't see many large payouts on the slots, but we left up about $300 - got lucky on one machine. Yes, as others have mentioned, it is smoky, but not too bad in the non-smoking sections. There are lots of slots, over 2400... More 

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Venice, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

So, basically, this is a gambling parlor that has a race track attached. It started off not so good because there are NO directional signs to the track. It is all about gambling in the casino. It took us a half hour to find out where to go. Food was weak in the restaurant.....but racing/betting was good.

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Ruckersville, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Don't expect Las Vegas or Reno. The Table Minimums are rather high. Alot of Penny Machines. Free Aduld Beverages take a while to arrive. There is free soda available at self service stands around the casino. Good entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights. Food is rather Espensive. one of the few places you can smoke in select areas inside.

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Wayne, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This casino is by far one of the nicest I have ever been to. I came here with my family and had a great time, but their were some issues. The food and customer service is fantastic; however, the casino was so crowded. I could not get around to using all the machines or table I wanted because most of... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We ate dinner but were not pleased. We went around 6:00 pm. on a Sunday night. There was very little food at each station. The food also was very dry and not alot of choices. The waitress was good and friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We had a surprise birthday party for my sister in the back room of the buffet. The food was very good. Everyone said they liked it. I had the sliced turkey & my sister had the beef, both were cooked to perfection. They have everything you can possibly want. The desserts were great too. I loved the chocolate fountain! Our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Lot of choices on the buffet, very clean, well stocked. Food was really good, the desserts were awesome. Nice staff and good service

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Gambling was about the same as it is in all casino's, The food court was nice. You didn't feel like you were in a food court. If you go there, eat the pizza. It is fabulous. The bakery is good too. The machines were all working and the establishment was very clean.

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Allensville, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We love going to Hollywood Casino, but have been very disappointed in pay-outs lately. We used to be able to go here and play for hours with less money a couple of years ago than we can now.

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Westchester County, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Went in with not exactly lots of money, but left down $200 - in only about a one hour span. Craps table was not kind to us, and we couldn't breathe due to the smokiness in the casino. Free drinks were nice, but did certainly not make up for the amount lost in gambling money which was a lot for... More 

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