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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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$2019 Countdown to Cash Hot Seat

December 31, 2018

On New Year’s Eve, play any slot machine with their Twin Spires Slot Rewards card for a chance to win a free slot play! 11 winners will win $200 FSP each. We will serve champagne and pass out hats and horns.

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Birthday Blowout

December 07, 2018

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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Dashing Through the Dough

December 06, 2018

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Flurry of Freeplay Hot Seat

December 05, 2018

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Full Sleigh Hot Seat

December 07, 2018

Every Sunday, seven guests will have the chance to fill their sleigh with gifts or Free Slot Play! Simply play with your Twin Spires Slot Rewards Card starting from Noon - 6 pm!

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Holiday Pie Giveaway

December 12, 2018

Guests who earn 15 points on Wednesday, December 12th, 19th, & 26th will receive a holiday pie that day!

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December 23, 2018

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Luck Dice: Gretna

December 01, 2018

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Mistle Dough

December 01, 2018

On Saturdays, December 1, 8, 15 & 22, guests can win cash! Guests must have money in a video poker machine in order to be eligible to win. Winners will be pulled each hour starting at 5 pm.

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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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Record Winnings: Boutte

December 01, 2018

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Redd’s Hot Slot Zone

December 07, 2018

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Roasting Set Play & Get

December 14, 2018

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Tree of Cash

December 01, 2018

Until Christmas Eve you will have to the chance to win cash for the holidays! Guests must have money in a video poker machine in order to be eligible to win. Winners will be pulled each hour starting at 5 pm. Amounts vary by location.

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Very Merry Moolah Hot Seat

December 25, 2018

On Christmas Day, play any slot machine with your Twin Spires Slot Rewards card for a chance to win a free slot play! 10 winners will win $250 FSP each.

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$2019 Countdown to Cash Hot Seat

December 31, 2018

On New Year’s Eve, play any slot machine with their Twin Spires Slot Rewards card for a chance to win a free slot play! 11 winners will win $200 FSP each. We will serve champagne and pass out hats and horns.

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Birthday Blowout

December 07, 2018

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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Dashing Through the Dough

December 06, 2018

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Flurry of Freeplay Hot Seat

December 05, 2018

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Full Sleigh Hot Seat

December 07, 2018

Every Sunday, seven guests will have the chance to fill their sleigh with gifts or Free Slot Play! Simply play with your Twin Spires Slot Rewards Card starting from Noon - 6 pm!

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Holiday Pie Giveaway

December 12, 2018

Guests who earn 15 points on Wednesday, December 12th, 19th, & 26th will receive a holiday pie that day!

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Holiday Text

December 23, 2018

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Luck Dice: Gretna

December 01, 2018

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Mistle Dough

December 01, 2018

On Saturdays, December 1, 8, 15 & 22, guests can win cash! Guests must have money in a video poker machine in order to be eligible to win. Winners will be pulled each hour starting at 5 pm.

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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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Record Winnings: Boutte

December 01, 2018

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Redd’s Hot Slot Zone

December 07, 2018

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Roasting Set Play & Get

December 14, 2018

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Tree of Cash

December 01, 2018

Until Christmas Eve you will have to the chance to win cash for the holidays! Guests must have money in a video poker machine in order to be eligible to win. Winners will be pulled each hour starting at 5 pm. Amounts vary by location.

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Very Merry Moolah Hot Seat

December 25, 2018

On Christmas Day, play any slot machine with your Twin Spires Slot Rewards card for a chance to win a free slot play! 10 winners will win $250 FSP each.

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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Beary Merry Christmas: 8′ Bear Giveaway

December 08, 2018

Racing customers can earn entries into the Beary Merry drawing now - December 8! Simply purchase a Coke product or a combo on any racing day. The drawing will be held after the last race on Champions Day, December 8th.

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Champions Day

December 08, 2018

Join us and our host Acadian Ambulance Service on a Saturday afternoon for an exciting thoroughbred racing event headlining Louisiana's finest horses.

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Customer Appreciation Party

December 13, 2018

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Holiday Family Day

December 15, 2018

Get into the holiday spirit at the Fairgrounds! Enjoy a day filled with exciting races and festive activities perfect for family bonding. There will be arts & crafts, cookie decorating, hot chocolate, and pictures with Santa.

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Holiday Sip and Shop

December 02, 2018

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LTBA/FGNO Scholarship

December 08, 2018

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LTBA/FGNO Scholarship

December 28, 2018

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Miller Lite Throwback Thursdays

December 13, 2018

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

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New Year’s Eve Thoroughbred Race

December 31, 2018

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Spirited Sundays

December 09, 2018

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

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Starlight Racing Featuring The Top Cats

December 28, 2018

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Thanksgiving Day Racing

Thanksgiving Day featuring the $75,000 Thanksgiving Handicap. First post 11 a.m. Doors open at 9 a.m. For reservations call: 504.943.2200

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Thoroughbred Race

December 06, 2018

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Thoroughbred Race

December 13, 2018

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Thoroughbred Race

December 20, 2018

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Thoroughbred Race

December 26, 2018

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Thoroughbred Race

December 28, 2018

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Thoroughbred Race

December 29, 2018

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Weekend Wine’d Up

December 07, 2018

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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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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Beary Merry Christmas: 8′ Bear Giveaway

December 08, 2018

Racing customers can earn entries into the Beary Merry drawing now - December 8! Simply purchase a Coke product or a combo on any racing day. The drawing will be held after the last race on Champions Day, December 8th.

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Champions Day

December 08, 2018

Join us and our host Acadian Ambulance Service on a Saturday afternoon for an exciting thoroughbred racing event headlining Louisiana's finest horses.

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Customer Appreciation Party

December 13, 2018

fairgrounds family day

Holiday Family Day

December 15, 2018

Get into the holiday spirit at the Fairgrounds! Enjoy a day filled with exciting races and festive activities perfect for family bonding. There will be arts & crafts, cookie decorating, hot chocolate, and pictures with Santa.

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Holiday Sip and Shop

December 02, 2018

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LTBA/FGNO Scholarship

December 08, 2018

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LTBA/FGNO Scholarship

December 28, 2018

fairground drink specials

Miller Lite Throwback Thursdays

December 13, 2018

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

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New Year’s Eve Thoroughbred Race

December 31, 2018

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Spirited Sundays

December 09, 2018

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

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Starlight Racing Featuring The Top Cats

December 28, 2018

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Thanksgiving Day Racing

January 01, 1970

Thanksgiving Day featuring the $75,000 Thanksgiving Handicap. First post 11 a.m. Doors open at 9 a.m. For reservations call: 504.943.2200

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Thoroughbred Race

December 06, 2018

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Thoroughbred Race

December 13, 2018

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Thoroughbred Race

December 20, 2018

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Thoroughbred Race

December 26, 2018

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Thoroughbred Race

December 28, 2018

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Thoroughbred Race

December 29, 2018

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Weekend Wine’d Up

December 07, 2018

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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