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03.12.2011

Wheeling Island Upper Gaming Level Is Open

The casino will offer 1,500 slots, 37 table games, poker, simulcast wagering and 3 restaurants to guests!

Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack is open offering slots, table games, poker, hotel, restaurants and simulcast wagering to guests despite the high river waters. The only area not available at this time is live greyhound racing.

“We are glad the predictions have come in lower than expected, thus giving us the opportunity to still service our guests 24/7,” states Jim Simms, President & General Manager of Wheeling Island. “In the meantime, we will continue our recover efforts on our live greyhound racing,” continued Simms. 

Wheeling Island also plans to award 4 lucky winners $25,000 Free Play in their  $400,000 Free Play Frenzy Giveaway. Drawings take place tonight at 3pm, 5pm, 9pm & 11pm. Wheeling Island’s $25 Buy-In Blackjack Tournament will also begin at 2pm with a guaranteed $1,000 Cash prize pool.

Guests are encouraged to park in the front parking lots and enter the casino through the main casino entrance. Guests can call 877-WIN-HERE or access Wheeling Island’s website at www.wheelingisland.com for continuous updates. 

ABOUT WHEELING ISLAND HOTEL-CASINO-RACETRACK
Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack offers 37 table games, 12-table Jim Beam® poker room, over 1,800 slot machines, 151-room luxury hotel, the #1 Greyhound Track in the USA (based on purses paid), five restaurants, 1,000-seat showroom, meeting and banquet services and gift shop.

Wheeling Island recently won 16 first place “Best of Gaming” Awards by Casino Player Magazine’s July 2010 readers poll including Best Casino, Best Reel Slots, Best Video Poker, Best Promotions and Best Service.

Wheeling Island welcomes more than 2.5 million visitors through its doors annually. Visitors enjoy the fast paced 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 log on to www.wheelingisland.com.

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.

Contact(s):
Kimberly Florence
phone: 304-231-1839

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 50,000 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

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