• If you live in Northern Kentucky and the bridge closure is impacting your travels, spend less time driving the detour and more time playing at Newport Racing & Gaming.


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 gambling on 500 of 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 our stylish bar. 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 Weekdays
24-Hours Weekends


There’s nothing like the rush you feel when you walk onto our action-packed gaming floor. Take Vegas-excitement for a spin with 500 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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