Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack
An island in the Ohio River, West Virginia, is the home of Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack; a resort at the heart of which is betting. Having opened its doors in 2007, the casino is a fairly recent addition, as the resort has been going since 1866.
The casino has a wide range of slots and table games, while the hotel has more than 150 rooms. The resort also offers four restaurants, a coffee shop, live greyhound racing, and various events.
The resort also has banqueting facilities and wedding packages available.
Spacious, Modern Hotel
The hotel at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack offers three different types of accommodation in spacious rooms with custom-designed bathrooms. A sophisticated island theme runs through the hotel.
Each of the hotel rooms, suites, and end suites features a television with remote control, cotton towels, a marble shower, spacious closets, a coffee maker, a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board, and a safe.
Suitable for singles and for couples, the hotel rooms are larger than average. The two-room suites at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack feature bolder colour schemes and chic décor, tables and chairs, a refrigerator, and a sofa bed.
The two-room end suites are rooms with a view. Stylish and spacious, the suites contain the extra amenities found in the two-room suites, as well as others.
Wheeling Island Casino
Almost 2000 slots and table games can be found on the casino floor at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack.
There are approximately 1800 gaming machines. The bulk of the machines are three-reel slots, video slots, and progressive slots, while the remainder are video poker and electronic blackjack machines.
Among the table games, card games, and speciality games that can be found at the casino are blackjack, craps, roulette, three-card poker, Let It Ride, Mississippi Stud, and keno.
The Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack poker room features nine tables, Limit and No Limit Texas Hold’em, Omaha, and Seven-Card Stud games. The room is open from 10am until 2.30am, Monday to Thursday, and from 10am on Friday mornings until 2.20am on Monday mornings.
Poker players can make use of the room’s tableside food and drink service.
The casino runs a player’s club. As a member, players could earn loyalty points for playing casino games. The points can later be used for more betting.
Live Greyhound Racing
West Virginia’s Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack offers live greyhound racing five days a week. It also offers simulcast betting on ponies and dogs across the USA at 12pm, throughout the week.
The resort also runs greyhound racing promotions and events from time to time.
Dining at Wheeling Island
Several restaurants and bars can be found at the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack. The various establishments offer a range of dining options, from casual buffets to more fine and formal meals.
Guests can find casual and comfortable dining at the resort’s buffet, or have fast and fresh food and sweeping views over the racetrack at the Terrace Room. Pizzas and made-to-order deli sandwiches are also available.
The Pointe Sea and Steak is the resort’s fine dining option, and features a menu peppered with dishes such as short rib ravioli, spicy shrimp tacos, and lobster mac.
The bars at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack include the Waves Bar, Castaway’s Bar, and The Sandbar.