• Newport Racing & Gaming

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At Newport Racing & Gaming, the health and safety of our guests and our team members is always a priority.

Prior to our opening, Newport Racing & Gaming partnered with The PYURE Company to install its state of the art air purification system to provide a safe and clean gaming environment for everyone.

Recently, The PYURE Company announced that their technology is scientifically proven to rapidly and progressively kill SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) in air and on surfaces.

Click here to visit their website and to learn more about The PYURE Company as well as the benefits of their technology.



Newport Racing & Gaming Players Club Members who need a copy of their 2020 W2G tax form and/or 2020 Win/Loss Statement can submit a request online.
Newport Racing & Gaming will begin processing submitted requests for 2020 statements on January 2nd, 2021.

Request Your Statement Here

Where The Fun Comes Easy!

The newest member of the Churchill Downs Incorporated Family, Newport Racing & Gaming is your place to play for maximum fun—with a minimal drive. Go wild and win big with Vegas-style gaming on the latest and greatest games like 88 Fortunes, Lock it Link, Stinkin’ Rich and more. With so many exhilarating Historical Racing Machines to play, you’ll find a new favorite game every time you visit!

If you really want to get your heart racing, be sure to catch all the thrilling horse racing action on big-screen TVs in our state-of-the-art simulcast wagering area. Featuring harness and thoroughbred races broadcast live from all over the country, it’s a sure bet for big excitement. Our self-serve kiosks make off-track betting quick and easy, so you won’t miss a minute to the horse racing action. To view the current simulcast calendar. click here.

When you need a break from the action or want to raise a glass to your latest victory, be sure to stop by Smiley’s Bar & Grille. Located right in the center of the action, it’s the perfect place to grab a bite to eat and enjoy a drink. To view our dining menu, including our selection of specialty cocktails, click here.  

You’ll have a great time in no time at Newport Racing & Gaming—where the fun comes easy.

Conveniently located in Newport, Kentucky in the Newport Shopping Center. Take I-471 to Exit 3. For driving directions, please see our map.

Hours of Operations:
10AM – 2AM Daily 



There’s nothing like the rush you feel when you walk onto our action-packed gaming floor. Take Vegas-excitement for a spin with hot games like Fort Knox, Ultimate Fire Link, Quick Hit Riches—and many more Gaming Machines. With so many ways to spin and win, the next big jackpot can hit at any moment!

Looking to make every visit even more rewarding? Be sure to sign up for the Newport Racing & Gaming Players Club. It’s easy to join, easy to earn, easy to have fun! Players Club members get access to exclusive offers, special perks, exciting Promotions and much more. Plus, every time you play any of our exciting Historical Racing Machines, you’ll earn valuable rewards points that can be redeemed for Free Play and other great perks!

There’s always something new and exciting going on at Churchill Downs’ Newport Racing & Gaming. To keep up with the latest ways to win and have fun, be sure to like our Facebook page.

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Historical racing machines at Newport Racing & Gaming