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Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, the nation’s third-oldest racetrack, has been in operation since 1872. Located in New Orleans, Fair Grounds operates a slot-machine gaming facility and 13 off-track betting parlors throughout southeast Louisiana.

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Win, Place or Show. Regardless of your wager, there's one bet that's guaranteed to pay off...you are sure to have a blast experiencing live racing at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, one of the nation's oldest and premiere race tracks.

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With 11 locations to serve you across southeast Louisiana, and two more coming soon, you are guaranteed to have fun playing the hottest themes in the market. Our friendly team will make you feel right at home plus, you'll enjoy taking part in our free play drawings happening regularly.

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Featured Promotions

Fair Grounds hosts a wide-variety of special events and programs throughout the racing season. Check out our calendar and upcoming events to plan your visit.

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$75K Raise the Stakes Cash Drawings

February 15, 2019

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Be My Valentine

February 13, 2019

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Birthday Blowout

January 01, 2019

On your birthday, swipe at the kiosk to redeem your free slot play present!

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Club 50

January 01, 1970

If you are 50 years of age or older, you're an automatic member of Club 50! This special program offers benefits just to you...right now you can enjoy Up to 20X points on Mondays & Tuesdays. Plus, when you earn 30 points before 1pm on these days, you receive a complimentary $10 food credit on us!

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Flip Your Kitchen

January 01, 1970

Weekly Hot Seat - Every Sunday in January, seven guests have the chance to fill their kitchen or their pockets with gifts or Free Slot Play. From Noon – 6pm, guests must simply play with their Twin Spires Slot Rewards Card in a machine and wait for their name to be called to win! Finale – We are giving away a kitchen suite to one lucky guest! Guest can earn 1 entry for each Sunday they play throughout the promotional period and an additional entry for every 20 points earned every Sunday throughout the promotional period.

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Flip Your Kitchen P&G

February 05, 2019

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Flip Your Kitchen P&G

February 19, 2019

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Friday Drawings

January 04, 2019

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Passport to Play!

October 01, 2018

New Members can receive $5 in Free Slot Play every week for their first 4 weeks of consecutive play!

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Presidential Payout Hot Seat

February 18, 2019

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Ride into the New Year!

January 04, 2019

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Rolling in the Dough Hot Seat

January 17, 2019

On Thursdays in January, guests can win a share of $6,300 free slot play every 30 minutes!

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Rolling in the Dough Hot Seat

February 07, 2019

On Thursdays in February, guests can win a share of $6,300 free slot play every 30 minutes!

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The Slots are HOT!

January 09, 2019

On Wednesdays in January, guests can win a share of $6,000 hot seat free slot play!

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The Slots are HOT!

February 06, 2019

On Wednesdays in February, guests can win a share of $6,000 hot seat free slot play!

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$75K Raise the Stakes Cash Drawings

February 15, 2019

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Be My Valentine

February 13, 2019

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Birthday Blowout

January 01, 2019

On your birthday, swipe at the kiosk to redeem your free slot play present!

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Club 50

January 01, 1970

If you are 50 years of age or older, you're an automatic member of Club 50! This special program offers benefits just to you...right now you can enjoy Up to 20X points on Mondays & Tuesdays. Plus, when you earn 30 points before 1pm on these days, you receive a complimentary $10 food credit on us!

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Flip Your Kitchen

January 01, 1970

Weekly Hot Seat - Every Sunday in January, seven guests have the chance to fill their kitchen or their pockets with gifts or Free Slot Play. From Noon – 6pm, guests must simply play with their Twin Spires Slot Rewards Card in a machine and wait for their name to be called to win! Finale – We are giving away a kitchen suite to one lucky guest! Guest can earn 1 entry for each Sunday they play throughout the promotional period and an additional entry for every 20 points earned every Sunday throughout the promotional period.

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Flip Your Kitchen P&G

February 05, 2019

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Flip Your Kitchen P&G

February 19, 2019

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Friday Drawings

January 04, 2019

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Passport to Play!

October 01, 2018

New Members can receive $5 in Free Slot Play every week for their first 4 weeks of consecutive play!

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Presidential Payout Hot Seat

February 18, 2019

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Ride into the New Year!

January 04, 2019

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Rolling in the Dough Hot Seat

January 17, 2019

On Thursdays in January, guests can win a share of $6,300 free slot play every 30 minutes!

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Rolling in the Dough Hot Seat

February 07, 2019

On Thursdays in February, guests can win a share of $6,300 free slot play every 30 minutes!

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The Slots are HOT!

January 09, 2019

On Wednesdays in January, guests can win a share of $6,000 hot seat free slot play!

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The Slots are HOT!

February 06, 2019

On Wednesdays in February, guests can win a share of $6,000 hot seat free slot play!

Featured Events

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2018-19 Starlight Racing

Experience the Thrill of Live Racing with a Twist! First Post: 5PM. Bands play in the clubhouse from 7pm – 11pm. Starlight Tent opens at 5pm with acoustic music from 6pm – 10pm. Friday, November 30th – The Phunky Monkeys; Friday, December 28th – The Topcats; Friday, February 1st – The Mixed Nuts; Friday, March 15th – Where Y’acht. For Clubhouse Reservations: Call 504.943.2200

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Cochon De Lait Fundraiser

March 12, 2019

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Derby Day

March 23, 2019

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Exotic Animal Racing

January 26, 2019

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LA Derby Preview

February 16, 2019

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Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament

March 19, 2019

fairground drink specials

Miller Lite Throwback Thursdays

March 01, 2019

Every Thursday in March we're offering $2 Miller Lite and $2 hot dogs at all concession locations!

fairground drink specials

Miller Lite Throwback Thursdays

February 01, 2019

Every Thursday in February we're offering $2 Miller Lite and $2 hot dogs at all concession locations!

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Spirited Sundays

February 03, 2019

Every Sunday enjoy a $4 Absolut Martini or Blood Mary throughout the live racing season!

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Starlight Racing with The Mixed Nuts – Presented by Miller Lite

February 01, 2019

Experience the Thrill of Live Racing with a Twist! First Post: 5PM.  Bands play in the clubhouse from 7pm – 11pm.  Starlight Tent opens at 5pm with acoustic music from 6pm – 10pm.  $5 General Admission or $10 Admission to the Clubhouse and Miller Beer Garden. Friday, February 1st – The Mixed Nuts For Clubhouse Reservations: Call 504.943.2200

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Starlight Racing with Where Y’acht

March 15, 2019

Experience the Thrill of Live Racing with a Twist! First Post: 5PM.  Bands play in the clubhouse from 7pm – 11pm.  Starlight Tent opens at 5pm with acoustic music from 6pm – 10pm.  $5 General Admission or $10 Admission to the Clubhouse and Miller Beer Garden. Friday, March 15th – Where Y’acht For Clubhouse Reservations: Call 504.943.2200

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The Road to the Derby Kick-off

January 19, 2019

Come experience The Road to the Derby Kick-off presented by Hotel Monteleone on January 19 with first post at 12:30pm!

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Thoroughbred Race

January 11, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this January!

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Thoroughbred Race

January 17, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this January!

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Thoroughbred Race

January 24, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this January!

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Thoroughbred Race

January 31, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this January!

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Thoroughbred Racing

February 07, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

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Thoroughbred Racing

February 14, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

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Thoroughbred Racing

February 17, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

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Thoroughbred Racing

February 21, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

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Thoroughbred Racing

February 28, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

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Thoroughbred Racing

March 01, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

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Thoroughbred Racing

March 05, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

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Thoroughbred Racing

March 07, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

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Thoroughbred Racing

March 13, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

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Thoroughbred Racing

March 20, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

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Thoroughbred Racing

March 24, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

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Weekend Wine’d Up

February 01, 2019

Wine'd Up your weekend with a glass of fine wine in the Clubhouse during the live racing season! Featuring select $4 glasses of The Velvet Devil Merlot & Kung Fu Girl Riesling wine. Available each Friday from 12 pm - 5 pm with the exception of Starlight Racing dates.

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Wiener Dog Racing

March 09, 2019

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2018-19 Starlight Racing

January 01, 1970

Experience the Thrill of Live Racing with a Twist! First Post: 5PM. Bands play in the clubhouse from 7pm – 11pm. Starlight Tent opens at 5pm with acoustic music from 6pm – 10pm. Friday, November 30th – The Phunky Monkeys; Friday, December 28th – The Topcats; Friday, February 1st – The Mixed Nuts; Friday, March 15th – Where Y’acht. For Clubhouse Reservations: Call 504.943.2200

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Cochon De Lait Fundraiser

March 12, 2019

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Derby Day

March 23, 2019

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Exotic Animal Racing

January 26, 2019

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LA Derby Preview

February 16, 2019

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Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament

March 19, 2019

fairground drink specials

Miller Lite Throwback Thursdays

March 01, 2019

Every Thursday in March we're offering $2 Miller Lite and $2 hot dogs at all concession locations!

fairground drink specials

Miller Lite Throwback Thursdays

February 01, 2019

Every Thursday in February we're offering $2 Miller Lite and $2 hot dogs at all concession locations!

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Spirited Sundays

February 03, 2019

Every Sunday enjoy a $4 Absolut Martini or Blood Mary throughout the live racing season!

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Starlight Racing with The Mixed Nuts – Presented by Miller Lite

February 01, 2019

Experience the Thrill of Live Racing with a Twist! First Post: 5PM.  Bands play in the clubhouse from 7pm – 11pm.  Starlight Tent opens at 5pm with acoustic music from 6pm – 10pm.  $5 General Admission or $10 Admission to the Clubhouse and Miller Beer Garden. Friday, February 1st – The Mixed Nuts For Clubhouse Reservations: Call 504.943.2200

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Starlight Racing with Where Y’acht

March 15, 2019

Experience the Thrill of Live Racing with a Twist! First Post: 5PM.  Bands play in the clubhouse from 7pm – 11pm.  Starlight Tent opens at 5pm with acoustic music from 6pm – 10pm.  $5 General Admission or $10 Admission to the Clubhouse and Miller Beer Garden. Friday, March 15th – Where Y’acht For Clubhouse Reservations: Call 504.943.2200

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The Road to the Derby Kick-off

January 19, 2019

Come experience The Road to the Derby Kick-off presented by Hotel Monteleone on January 19 with first post at 12:30pm!

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Thoroughbred Race

January 11, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this January!

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Thoroughbred Race

January 17, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this January!

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Thoroughbred Race

January 24, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this January!

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Thoroughbred Race

January 31, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this January!

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Thoroughbred Racing

February 07, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

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Thoroughbred Racing

February 14, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

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Thoroughbred Racing

February 17, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

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Thoroughbred Racing

February 21, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

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Thoroughbred Racing

February 28, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

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Thoroughbred Racing

March 01, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

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Thoroughbred Racing

March 05, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

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Thoroughbred Racing

March 07, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

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Thoroughbred Racing

March 13, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

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Thoroughbred Racing

March 20, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

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Thoroughbred Racing

March 24, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

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Weekend Wine’d Up

February 01, 2019

Wine'd Up your weekend with a glass of fine wine in the Clubhouse during the live racing season! Featuring select $4 glasses of The Velvet Devil Merlot & Kung Fu Girl Riesling wine. Available each Friday from 12 pm - 5 pm with the exception of Starlight Racing dates.

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Wiener Dog Racing

March 09, 2019

Sunset Racing on the turf
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