News and Notes


Flavor of Fine Dining (December 12, 2012)

(Charles Town, WV)-Sauce venture proving successful for Final Cut Steakhouse at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Read More


Final Round of 'Beast' Challenge

(Charles Town, WV)-Four local firefighters and law enforcement officers will face off at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races for the chance to win $1,000 for their departments or a charity. Read more


Spring Weather Brings Double the Luck

(Charles Town, WV)-Two Bad Beat Jackpots won during the first week of Spring at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Read more


$125,450.00 Bad Beat Jackpot at Hollywood Casino

(Charles Town, WV)-The biggest Bad Beat Jackpot yet makes for a Valentine's Day surprise. Read more


Losing Hand Triggers $115,186.00 Jackpot at Hollywood Casino (January 27, 2012)

(Charles Town, WV)-Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races poker room celebrated its third Bad Beat Jackpot. Read more


Bad Beat Jackpot hits at Hollywood for over $85,000 (January 7, 2012)

(Charles Town, WV)-The second Bad Beat Jackpot in two weeks prompts excitement at Hollywood Casino. Read more


First Bad Beat Jackpot Hits for over $55,000 (December 28, 2011)

(Charles Town, WV)-Nine lucky poker players shared a whopping total jackpot of $55,885.15. Read more


Date night at Charles Town, W.Va. - watch the races and hit the casino

Washington Post, Friday, February 4

Charles Town now includes a full slate of gambling options.  Inside the casino it feels vibrant with a permanent buzz lingering in the air.  And the adrenaline rush of gambling is best enjoyed with company. Read article


 Charles Town casino hopes to deal in July (May 31, 2010)

Imagine Greta Garbo arriving in a Duesenberg. She steps out, passes through a gamut of adoring fans and enters a foyer dripping in art deco. Charles Town Races & Slots will be soon renamed Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Read more 


Casino dealer-in-training excited to meet people ( May 27, 2010)

Ten years in the insurance business drove John Poole to gambling -- as a virtue, not a vice. When Charles Town Races and Slots opens its revamped casino in July, Poole will be among the crowd, making payoffs instead of bets. Read more 


Charles Town racino dealing out new careers (May 9, 2010)

Jenny Siford nimbly reached for the cards on the table before her as she prepared to deal a hand of blackjack to a group of other newly hired card dealers. Read more


Charles Town races and slots to change name (April 15, 2010) 

The owners of Charles Town Races and Slots hope to bring some of the glitter and glamour of Tinseltown to West Virginia with an expanded casino, a new name, and a fancy club and restaurant. Read more 


Hollywood vibe coming to racetrack (April 15, 2010)

Charles Town Races & Slots turned up the glitz Wednesday as plans were unveiled for its new name and look. Starting in July, the facility will officially become known as Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, said General Manager Al Britton. Read more