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Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack Wins 17 First Place “Best of Gaming” Awards by Casino Player Magazine

Readers voted Wheeling Island the first place award-winner for Best Casino, Best Reel Slots, Best Blackjack, Best Hotel and Best Buffet.

WHEELING, W.Va. (August 10, 2011) Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack is making its mark in casino entertainment. Thanks to the readers of Casino Player Magazine, America’s largest gaming publication, Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack was voted 17 First Place “Best of Gaming” awards in the 2011 readers’ poll.
Wheeling Island is the largest operation of Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, a division of Delaware North Companies. Delaware North Companies is a global hospitality company that owns and operates several U.S. casinos and gaming venues.
Wheeling Island proudly walked away with first place honors in the following categories:
Best Overall Gaming Resort
Best Hotel
Best Casino 
Best Rooms
Best Racino/Slot Parlor
Best Dealers
Best Hosts
Best Race/Sportsbook
Best Poker Tournaments
Best Reel Slots
Best Roulette
Best Live Poker
Best Overall Entertainment
Best Blackjack
Best Bar, Castaway’s Bar
Best Lounge, Wave Bar Stage
Best Buffet, The Islander Buffet
In addition, Wheeling Island was further honored with second place awards in the following categories:
Best Players Club
Best Comps/Free Play
Best Promotions
Best Slot Tournaments
Best Video Slots
Best Video Poker
Best Craps
Best Steakhouse, The Pointe
Best Coffee Shop, Crescent Moon Coffee Bar
Best Seafood, The Pointe
Best Chinese, The Islander Buffet
The August issue of Casino Player Magazine, which showcases the “Best of Gaming” winners from across the country, hit the shelves last week.