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“Electronic table games are not fair!” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Oaklawn Racing & Gaming

Oaklawn Racing & Gaming
2705 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
800-625-5296
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Ranked #16 of 38 attractions in Hot Springs
Type: Horse Tracks
Activities: Gambling
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Owner description: An unusual feature to see in a National Park is this world-class horseracing track.
Tulsa
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“Electronic table games are not fair!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Anytime you have electronic table games then the casino can control when you win or lose. Not fair to people gambling. The casinos say this is not done but it is.

Visited June 2013
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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“JIP JOINT!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Jip JOINT!!!!!Jip JOINT!!!!!Jip JOINT!!!!!
Save your money & go some place where you have a chance to win, like a real casino. If you notice the first time there & using your new players card you have a chance to win something. This is just to suck you in. After that you'll be lucky to ever see anything else from this joint.
I dont understand how they get by with doing this new addition to the casino. Yet..the state wont legalize casinos. If your not winning you can bet your money is paying for the new addition or to feed the horses & their owners.
Makes you wonder how many state officials receive special favors to keep casinos out but will allow this so called GAMING CENTER??? It's gambling no matter how you choose to look at it. The state has lottery now & that too is gambling.
Only thing good about this place is their floor attendants, always friendly...but it does take a bit to get a drink.

Visited April 2013
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Hot Springs Arkansas
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“Fun, fun, fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

If you are looking for a entertaining day or evening, there are several things to enjoy at Oaklawn. Friday night steak night is great. Order wedge salad and sweet potato fries and you won't be disappointed.
While the races are there, it can be fun for the whole family . Go on a Saturday when the infield is open and the kids can enjoy bounce houses and petting zoo and the Reuben sandwiches ate the best.
Spa Blast is also a family night of fireworks and live music

Visited April 2013
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“Great Horse racing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Great place to see some really good horse racing. Food is a little over priced but go upstairs where there is better quality food and drinks.

Visited March 2013
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“would stay longer without the smoke”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I know ,I know ,it IS a casino but unfortunately (for me personally) I just could not tolerate the cigarette smoke so we had to make it a short visit. The free ten bucks to play with is cool though!

Visited June 2013
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