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$13,800 to be Given Away for Anniversary Weekend, Nov. 13-15

Win a share of $13,800 in cash prizes to be given away this weekend as part of the First Anniversary of the Slots facility and the 138th anniversary of Thoroughbred racing at Fair Grounds Race Cour

Car Giveaway Among Upcoming Slots Promotions

Two lucky customers can win a 2009 Toyota Yaris as part of the $65,000 Ride into Summer Car Giveaway promotion now through June 27 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

Fair Grounds Opens Doors to 'Our New House'

NEW ORLEANS, La. (November 14, 2008) - With new Fair Grounds president Austin Miller saying, "Welcome to our new house," and gold scissors snipping red and green ribbon

A Grand Day: FG to Open Slots Facility, Racing Season

NEW ORLEANS, La (November 12, 2008) - They've been racing horses on this site for a century and a half, but Friday will rank among the biggest days in the storied history of Fair Grou

Fair Grounds, OTB Locations To Close Temporarily

NEW ORLEANS, La (August 29, 2008) – Fair Grounds announced Friday it will temporarily close all of its facilities beginning Saturday because

New Orleans Man Wins $547,821 Slot Jackpot At Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La. (July 12, 2008) - Jimmy Burse, a New Orleans-area construction worker, became the biggest winner in the 10-month history of Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots when he hit a

Fair Grounds Re-Launches Web Site

NEW ORLEANS, La. (June 4, 2008) - Fair Grounds' official Web site was re-launched Wednesday.