A MESSAGE FROM FAIR GROUNDS PRESIDENT, DOUG SHIPLEY

Currently all 12 OTB & Casino locations are open to a limited capacity and our Slots Facility remains closed in accordance with the Orleans Parish reopening plan. Please see our COVID-19 page for full details.

COVID-19 INFO

A MESSAGE FROM FAIR GROUNDS PRESIDENT, DOUG SHIPLEY

Currently all 12 OTB & Casino locations are open to a limited capacity and our Slots Facility remains closed in accordance with the Orleans Parish reopening plan. Please see our COVID-19 page for full details.

COVID-19 INFO

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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.

Racing - Currently Closed

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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Live racing now through March 29, 2020!

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Our Casino - Currently Closed

With 13 locations to serve you across southeast Louisiana, 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 - Currently Closed

Fair Grounds always has a great promotion going on! Check out our promotions calendar to see our current offers.

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Featured Events - Currently Closed

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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Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

November 28, 2019

Thoroughbred racing returns Thanksgiving Day 2019! Thanksgiving Day Reservations open October 21, 2019 at 9:30AM.

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

November 28, 2019

Thoroughbred racing returns Thanksgiving Day 2019! Thanksgiving Day Reservations open October 21, 2019 at 9:30AM.

Want to Join The Fair Grounds Team?

If you are looking for a collaborative and entertainment driven working environment, then Fair Grounds may be the perfect fit for you. We have a variety of career opportunities within our Slots, Racing and OTB & Casino business units.
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