Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino & Racetrack

wheeling islandThe Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino & Racetrack is an island resort in the Ohio River. The address is 1 South Stone Street, Wheeling, West Virginia.

The facility opened in 1866 and has since then grown into a major resort and entertainment facility with over 150 hotel rooms, a banquet center, 4 restaurants, a greyhound racing track, and a casino. The casino opened in 2007 and is filled with 1,600 gambling machines, 24 gambling tables and 9 poker tables. The total floor space of the casino is 90,000 square foot.

All areas except the racetrack are for guests aged 21 years or older.


The casino has over 1,600 gambling machines – including slot machines, bingo machines, keno machines and video poker machines. There are also 24 gambling tables, and the game assortment includes electronic blackjack where traditional live dealing is combined with modern touch-screen betting.

Simulcast betting on greyhound races and horse races from all over the country is available from noon every day.

The casino is open 24/7.

Casino games

  • Blackjack
  • Electronic Blackjack
  • Roulette
  • Craps
  • 3 Card Poker
  • Mississippi Stud
  • Let it Ride


The Wheeling Island Poker Room is a plush non-smoking poker room with tableside food and drinks. There is a total of 9 poker tables. The poker room is open 10 am – 2:30 am on weekdays, and during the weekend it opens at 10 am Friday morning and remains open continuously until 2:30 am early Monday morning.

Both cash games and tournaments are available. You register electronically.

Poker games

  • Limit Texas Hold’em
  • No Limit Hold’em
  • 7 Card Stud
  • Omaha


Live greyhound racing five days a week.

Contact information

Phone (304) 232-5050
Toll-free (877) 946-4373
Poker (304) 232-5050 ext. 1785
Website www.wheelingisland.com
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/WheelingIslandCasino
Twitter @WheelingCasino

Restaurants & Cafés

The Buffet at Wheeling Island Casino

The buffet at Wheeling Island Casino is popular among gamblers, since players can use their points at a penny each to help pay for their meal. The buffet is open 7 am – 9 pm Monday – Thursday, 7 am – 10 pm Friday & Saturday, and 8 am – 9 pm on Sundays. The Friday Night Seafood Buffet and the Sunday Brunch are especially sought after.

The Terrace Room

The Terrace Room is a café with great views over the racetrack, and offers casual food and drinks on race weekends.

Americo’s Pizzeria & The Deli

This is a small food court with a deli and a pizza place, where you can enjoy scrumptious Italian pizzas and invigorating made-to-order sandwiches filled with freshly carved meat. A favorite spot for gamblers looking for a late night snack, since the Deli is open 24/7 and Americo’s Pizzeria is open until 2 am on the weekends.

The Pointe Steakhouse

This is an upscale steakhouse with beef, pork, chicken, seafood, and more. Reserving a table in advance is a good idea, especially for popular nights. Reservations can be made at (304) 232-5050.