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Annual Toy Donation To Benefit Hundreds of Local Families

(Wheeling, WV – December 17, 2013) Wheeling Island Hotel – Casino – Racetrack held the 12 Tournaments of Christmas to collect toy donations for the Salvation Army’s annual toy drive.
Major John Blevins, Corps Officer, accepted the gifts at Wheeling Island on Tuesday, December 17.
The 12 Tournaments of Christmas were held December 1-12 and Wheeling Island guests who donated a $20 new, unwrapped toy received a Wheeling Island ornament and a seat in the day’s poker, blackjack, racing or slot tournament.
“The 12 Tournaments of Christmas will become our new tradition here at Wheeling Island Gaming,” said Osi Imomoh, Wheeling Island President and General Manager. “We hope to continue to support many charities through these tournaments and share the spirit of Christmas.”
Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack offers 24 table games, 9-table poker room, 1,400 slot machines, 151-room luxury hotel, live Greyhound racing, four restaurants, 1,000-seat showroom, meeting and banquet services and gift shop.
Wheeling Island won 17 first place “Best of Gaming” Awards in Casino Player Magazine’s July 2013 readers’ poll including Best Casino and Best Reel Slots for the 5th consecutive year.
Wheeling Island won 7 first place “Best of Slots” Awards in Strictly Slots Magazine 2013 readers’ poll including Casino Where You Feel Luckiest and Best Variety of Slots.
Wheeling Island welcomes more than 2 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
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.
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