The Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races is a casino and thoroughbred horse racing track located outside of Charlestown, West Virginia. The track hosts the West Virginia Breeders’ Classic. The Charles Town Race Track was opened on December 2, 1933, by the Shenandoah Valley Jockey Club. Since then, the casino has undergone numerous ownership changes, and Penn National Gaming bought the track in 1997. It is home to many high-profile races, including the $200,000 Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup Handicap, which is run over five furlongs.
Hollywood Casino offers sports wagering via sportsbooks, which is legal for Maryland residents. Hollywood Casino is the fifth facility in the state to offer sports betting. MGM National Harbor, Live and The Hollywood Casino are all licensed to accept sports wagers. At The Races, you can find the latest odds from leading bookmakers and form. Live horse racing is held every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at the casino. With a BUSR rebate of 8%, Hollywood Casino is worth the trip.