WHEELING, W.Va., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack may be known for having the best West Virginia gaming, slots and poker, but there's more to this legendary gaming destination than meets the eye. In fact, with this exciting destination's amenities, visitors can plan a romantic weekend, a fun-filled getaway or even a business retreat they'll never forget.
In addition to Wheeling Island's 1,800 West Virginia slots, which recently paid out a $877,751 CA$HOLA jackpot to one lucky player, plus 37 table games and a 12-table Jim Beam® poker room, the resort-hotel-casino also features plenty of excitement beyond the gaming floor, such as:
- #1 greyhound track in the USA (based on purses paid), plus the best simulcast dog, thoroughbred, and harness racing from around the world
- Five restaurants, including The Pointe Steakhouse, The All-You-Can-Eat Islander Buffet, and The Breezeway Cafe, which offers great views of all the action on the gaming floor
- A 1,000-seat showroom featuring live entertainment by local and internationally renowned acts, such as Wayne Newton, George Jones, the Temptations and more. Live entertainment is featured on the casino floor every weekend.
- Banquet services for business retreats, conferences, weddings and special occasions
- An on-site gift shop for last-minute sundries and souvenirs
- 151 luxurious guest rooms and nine suites
Wheeling Island was awarded 16 first-place "Best of Gaming" Awards by Casino Player Magazine's July 2010 readers' poll, including the coveted "Best Casino" award. The hotel-casino-racetrack welcomes more than 2.5 million visitors through its doors annually, where they can enjoy the best West Virginia poker, slots and gaming action 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
For information on Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, call 877-WIN-HERE (877-946-4373).For hotel reservations call 877-WHEELING (877-943-3546) or visit www.WheelingIsland.com.
About Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack
Wheeling Island Gaming, Inc. owns and operates Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, a premier gaming and entertainment complex located in Wheeling, West Virginia. It is the largest operation of Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delaware North Companies, Inc.
About Delaware North Companies
Delaware North Companies is one of the world's leading hospitality and food service providers. Its family of companies includes Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Delaware North Companies International and Delaware North Companies Boston, owner of TD Garden. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States with revenues exceeding $2 billion annually and 55,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit www.DelawareNorth.com.
SOURCE Delaware North Companies