Hollywood Casino at The Meadows

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Hollywood Casino at The Meadows has slot machines and table games
Hollywood Casino at The Meadows has slot machines and table games
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Hollywood Casino at The Meadows, formerly The Meadows Racetrack and Casino, is a casino and harness racing track about five miles north of Washington, PA.

The casino has thousands of slot machines, and table games with roulette, blackjack and craps.

Bets can be placed on various sports competitions at the sportsbook at the Hollywood Casino. Their sportsbook features large, ultra high definition televisions, self-betting kiosks, ticket windows and a bar. The retail sportsbook is run by Meadows employees. It is non-smoking.

The casino also features a restaurant, a steakhouse with a view of the race track and a 24-lane bowling center. A food court has been replaced by the Eatery by Fabio Viviani, a celebrity chef and restaurateur who writes cook books and has appeared on reality television shows. The Eatery has four different restaurants.

We normally visit at least once a year as it is a 2.25 hour drive and we usually stay overnight; the people are friendly, the place is clean and I even came out ahead this time

Posted to Tripadvisor by Gtr3366 of Massillon, OH

The race track is a 5/8 mile oval with a traditional stone dust surface. The stretch is 566 feet long and 80 feet wide with an inside passing lane. Racing is conducted mostly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday afternoons 200 days of the year.

The Hyatt Place Pittsburgh South connects to Hollywood Casino at The Meadows by a covered walkway. The hotel has over-sized guestrooms, onsite dining around the clock, an indoor heated pool and free amenities. Other hotels and Tanger Outlets Pittsburgh are nearby.

Freedom Transit’s County Line A and B bus routes make stops at the Hollywood Casino at The Meadows.

Online

DraftKings, the fantasy sports giant, manages Hollywood Casino’s online sports-betting operation. It operates online sports betting in five states that consider fantasy sports to be games of skill, not chance. Games can be played in demo mode, with play-money chips or using real money.

Slots are the biggest online category. Video poker, other table games and novelty games are available. New games are added as the PA Gaming Control Board approves them.

Anyone who is at least 21 years of age, has a valid United States Social Security Number and is physically within the state of Pennsylvania can bet with DraftKings Sportsbook in PA

DraftKings

Online sports betting came to PA after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a federal ban on sports betting in most states violated their rights.

History

The Washington Trotting Association opened the racetrack on farmland in 1963.

In the 1980s, Call-A-Bet allowed people to bet by phone, the Meadows Racing Network broadcast races live on local cable, the track became Ladbroke at the Meadows and opened off-track betting.

The casino opened in 2009.

Penn National Gaming acquired the operations of the casino and racetrack in 2018. Penn National operates 43 casinos and racetracks in the U.S. and Canada.

In 2021, the facility was renamed Hollywood Casino at The Meadows.

Hollywood Casino at The Meadows is located along Route 19 in North Strabane, just off Interstate 79. Its address is 210 Racetrack Road, Washington, PA 15301.

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