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Oaklawn Racing & Gaming

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Address: 2705 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-7515
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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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Like most other casinos.

Nice place but like most casinos. Go to sign up for for new card and get $10 freeplay. Print coupon off the oaklawn website for another $10 for a total of $20.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 28, 2016
Gary B
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Alvin, Texas
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

We were not impressed with Oaklawn. My husband had anticipated the Sunday afternoon poker tournament only to arrive 20 minutes early to find out they had a max of 50 players and they were already full... and it was digital poker play only. The casino reeked of cigarettes and the friendliest person we encountered was the sweet little man who... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

We came to Hot Spring for a weekend getaway.. Oaklawn Casino was so much fun we went in at 7pm that evening and didn't leave to 5am.. This casino is clean (including the bathrooms), has plenty of parking, well lighting, easy access and plenty of redeem your money machines, friendly employees, plenty of gambling tables and slot machines. We had... More 

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Thank M L
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22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Nice place but like most casinos. Go to sign up for for new card and get $10 freeplay. Print coupon off the oaklawn website for another $10 for a total of $20.

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1 Thank Gary B
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

First, too damn smokey for a non-smoker. I love watching people throw away their money, I can't do it unless shoes are involved. LOL!

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Laguna Beach, California
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34 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

This so called casino is a joke.. Having to play by the rules handed down by the state. Table games are all played on a machine, don;t get to touch your cards or play with your chips. Can stay at home and play gambling games on your home computer for free. Have to pay for all drinks except soft drinks,... More 

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San Augustine, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

No so good..did not win went but had fun....went the whole weekend due to the weather.....but I visit every year always has a good time...also invited other family members

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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Always fun to go to this track. Not only fun to see the horses run but to see them ahead of time in the paddock. Big plus, great food. Don't miss the seafood bar for the giant shrimp. And the best pastrami sandwich ever.

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Thank Carolyn W
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

I was shocked when I walked in, first off from the outside it doesn't look like there is going to be very many slots. Well I was wrong and there are plenty. Casino is kept very clean and even though it's a smoking Casino there is a section for non-smokers.

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Thank Kevmer12
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Great track. Good eats. Gets busy fast so get on over there and park and enjoy your day of gaming, betting, and eating!

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Thank Beth B
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We only went there for the casino, but will come back later. Over 1,100 slot machines. Wifey and I won multiple times but kept giving it back :) slot attendants, service desk, all cheerful and helpful. Had to roam around like a shark to find a close parking space, but they do have plenty of parking. Must go back to... More 

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