750 Hollywood Drive, Charles Town, West Virginia | 800-795-7001 | Casino Website

West Virginia’s Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races offers a casino, racetrack, hotel, entertainment, and dining. There is a sportsbook, racebook and poker room on the property. There is also live horseracing. 

Like all West Virginia casinos, we found Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races to be very friendly. It is worth the drive if you are in the region. We played video poker during our visit. Smoking is permitted in designated areas inside the casino.

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races

There are about 2,200 slot machines at Hollywood Casino in West Virginia. Most of these are penny slots and reels. There are some video poker, video keno, and electronic table games in the mix. There is $5 live stadium double-zero roulette. There is $1 video double-zero roulette.

Standard video poker titles are available in quarter, half-dollar and dollar denominations. The pay tables improve at the $1 denomination. For example, $1 Bonus Poker pays 7:5 instead of the 6:5 at lower denominations. Double Bonus pays 5:1 on a straight at a $1 bill, instead of 4:1 at lower limits. Double Double Bonus improves from 8:5 to 9:5 at $1. Each game improved one pay-table tier at $1. The $1 games at Hollywood tie for the best value in video poker games that we found at any of the four West Virginia racetracks.

There are a few video poker variants available at nickel, dime, and quarter denominations. These include Super Times Pay, Hot Roll and Ultimate X.

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races table games

There are 74 table games at Hollywood Casino Charles Town. The game variety includes baccarat, blackjack, Spanish 21, craps, roulette, Big 6, Cajun Stud, Four Card Poker, Heads Up Hold’em, High Card Flush, Let it Ride, Pai Gow Poker, Spanish 21, Three Card Poker, and Ultimate Texas Hold’em.

The limits we found during our May 2021 visit were $10 for house-banked poker games, $15 for craps, double-zero roulette, Spanish 21, and 3:2 blackjack that hits on soft 17. Fortune Pai Gow Poker and baccarat had a $25 minimum. Blackjack that pays 3:2 and stands on all 17’s has a $50 minimum bet. It is in the high-limit room.

Craps odds are five times. The field pays double on 12.

The $15 blackjack game pays 3:2. It uses eight decks. Doubling down before and after splitting is allowed. Aces may be re-split one time. This game hits soft 17. For $50, it stands on all 17’s.

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races sportsbook

The sportsbook at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races is located off the casino floor. It opens at 10am on weekends, at noon Monday through Thursday and 11am on Friday. It closes at 10pm Monday through Thursday and 11pm Friday through Sunday.

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races poker room

The 16-table poker room at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races recently reopened. Up to seven players are seated per table. The room’s hours are 10am to 2am Wednesday through Sunday. It is dark on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races racetrack

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races offers thoroughbred horse racing. The racetrack is home to the Charles Town Classic, Race for the Ribbon, and the West Virginia Breeders Classics. Guests can catch a live race Wednesday through Saturday evenings. The first-race post time is 7pm. Currently, guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend races.

Simulcast operations are available Sunday 11:30am until 8pm, Monday and Tuesday noon until 5pm, Wednesday 11:30am until 6pm and Thursday through Saturday 11:30am until 11pm. Closing times vary Thursday through Saturday due to live racing.

Dining & Drinks

There are three full-service dining restaurants and a food court with five options at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Full-service options include Asian cuisine at 9 Dragons, Final Cut Steakhouse and Skybox Sports Bar. The Eatery food court includes Charles Town Drafthouse, burgers at The Classic, coffee and sandwiches at Joe & Dough, Italian cuisine at Mercato, and Asian cuisine at Zen Noodle. Restaurants are located off the casino floor and require guests to be 21 years of age or older.

Hollywood Casino’s dining option details and listings by day of the week

Hotel

The Inn at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has 153 guest rooms, including 18 suites. Rooms are subject to a $10 resort fee per room per night. The resort fee includes WiFi, access to the fitness and business centers, two in-room bottles of water, continental breakfast and a $5 dining voucher. A free shuttle service to the casino and racetrack is also available.

Rooms

All rooms at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races include an alarm clock with Bluetooth, TV, safe, iron/ironing board, coffee maker, refrigerator, desk, and a chair with ottoman. The 350-square-foot rooms have either a single king or two queen beds. Rooms have a mountain view or can be upgraded to a trackside room. 

Room TypeStarting Weeknight RateStarting Weekend Rate
Standard Room$130$260
Trackside Room$140$270
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Suites

All suites include premier views of the racetrack. The 590-square-foot Junior Suite features two queen beds, sofa and a second TV. The 600-square-foot Balcony, 850-square-foot Executive and 1065-square-foot VIP Suites offer guests a balcony overlooking the race track, a second TV and BOSE radio. The Balcony Suite features a king bed and a queen-size sleeper sofa. The Executive Suite features a king bed, a living area with a wet bar, a queen-size sleeper sofa and Keurig coffee maker. The two-room VIP Suite features a king bed, jetted spa tub, a living area with a wet bar, a queen-size sleeper sofa, additional half bathroom and a Keurig coffee maker.  

Room TypeStarting Weeknight Rate
Junior Suite$180
Balcony Suite$210
Executive Suite$230
VIP Suite$330
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Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races FAQ

Is Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races open 24 hours a day?

No. It is open 24 hours on weekends, but from 8am until 4am on weekdays.

Is smoking allowed at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races?

Yes. Smoking is permitted in designated areas at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

Are table games available at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races?

Yes. Baccarat, blackjack, Spanish 21, craps, roulette, Big 6, Cajun Stud, Four Card Poker, Heads Up Hold’em, High Card Flush, Let it Ride, Pai Gow Poker, Spanish 21, Three Card Poker, and Ultimate Texas Hold’em.
*Big Six Wheel is temporarily unavailable and many games are currently dealt face up.*

When are table games available at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races?

Table games are open daily from 8am until 4am.

Is there a poker room at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races?

Yes. It is open from 10am until 2am Wednesday through Sunday

Is there a sportsbook at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races?

Yes. There is a sportsbook.

Is mobile sports betting available through Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races?

Yes. It is available through Barstool sportsbook.

Is there a racetrack at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races?

Yes. There is a thoroughbred racetrack.

When is there live racing at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races?

Thoroughbred races run Thursday through Saturday.

Are minors allowed at the racetrack at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races?

No. Currently, guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend any races.

Is there a hotel at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races?

Yes. The Inn at Charles Town offers a free shuttle service to the race track and casino.

Are smoking rooms available at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races?

No. All rooms are nonsmoking.

Last updated: September 18, 2021