Wheeling Island

Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack

1 South Stone Street, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack in Wheeling, West Virginia is a Delaware North-owned-and-operated regional gaming and entertainment destination that features more than 1,400 slot machines, table games, a poker room, live greyhound racing and a variety of simulcast options. Wheeling Island's 151-room luxury hotel with fine dining, buffet, banquet facilities and 1,000-seat showroom completes the full-service gaming and entertainment venue.


  • Special Events

    • From the iconic Plaza in New York City to the enormous Wembley Stadium in London, every event, fundraiser, wedding or celebration is different -- so we treat each one as if it were the only one. 

  • Food and Beverage

    • As a leader in food service management, we operate some of the busiest and most famous kitchens in the world. 

  • Gaming

    • Delaware North is one of the most innovative gaming operators in the country, creating regional casino destinations with video gaming machines, table games, poker rooms, racing simulcast centers, restaurants, lounges, nightclubs, sports bars, event centers, retail shops and hotels.

  • Lodging

    • Delaware North's hotel management experience extends from North America to Australia. From wilderness camps to luxury hotel suites and National Historic Landmarks — each require a specific set of skills. 

Mini Churchill Downs

Wheeling Island was originally built in 1937 as a horse racetrack called Wheeling Downs. It was sometimes called the “miniature Churchill Downs."

An Island on an Island

Wheeling Island is located on an actual island. The 374-acre island is one of the most densely populated islands in the United States.

First State Fair

The first West Virginia State Fair was held at the island fairgrounds in 1881.

Did you know...

West Virginia legislation allowed Wheeling Island to add table games in 2007.


Wheeling Island celebrated 20 years of slot machine gaming in September 2014.