At Newport Racing & Gaming the fun comes easy! Spin and win on hundreds of the hottest games, experience the exhilaration of simulcast horse racing, watch and wager on sports and much more.

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Lucky you. Visiting Newport Racing & Gaming couldn’t be easier!

Owned and operated by Churchill Downs, Newport Racing and Gaming is located at 1723 Monmouth Street in Newport, KY (inside the Newport Shopping Center) just minutes off I-471, Exit 3. Hit it big in a flash with all the popular games you love—then discover brand new games and go for even more big jackpots! Our spacious main gaming floor is smoke free, but if you prefer to puff while you play, light up a hot streak inside our separate climate-controlled Smoking & Gaming area.

Make your visit to Newport Racing & Gaming even more exciting by joining our Players Club. Then, use your Players Card every time you play to earn valuable reward points that can be redeemed for Free Play, dining discounts and more. Plus, you’ll get access to exclusive promotions, member-only events, and giveaways. Signing up is fast, free and easy—join today to start earning rewards right out of the gate!

For even more winning moments, make Newport Racing & Gaming your home field on game day! Watch all the games on our big screen TVs and wager at our sports betting kiosks. Better yet, there’s even more to cheer about at our live simulcast area, where you can wager on thrilling live horse races! Be sure to savor your latest victories with a delicious meal and classic cocktails at Smiley’s Bar & Grille.

Thrilling Gaming Action

There’s nothing quite like the rush you feel when you enter our action-packed, smoke-free gaming floor and separate smoking-friendly gaming area. Spin, win—and win some more—with hot games like Buffalo, Wheel of Fortune, Ultimate Fire Link and many more


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Simulcast horse racing at Newport Racing and Gaming in Newport, KY

Watch, Wager & Win On Horse Racing!

Get your heart racing in our expansive simulcast area! Watch and wager on thrilling horse races broadcast live from all the best tracks across the country. For a schedule of all the races check out the simulcast calendar on our Simulcast page.


It’s Game On For Sports Betting!

Newport Racing & Gaming is your game day go-to! Catch all the games on our huge TVs and get in the action by wagering at any of the 10 sports betting kiosks conveniently located throughout the property. Visit our Race & Sports Book page for more details.


Race and Sportsbook at Newport Racing & Gaming in Newport, KY
Smiley's Bar & Grille

Fill Up On Your Favorites Fast At Smiley’s!

Located just steps away from the all the action, Smiley’s Bar & Grille is the perfect place to grab a quick bite to eat and a drink before you get right back to all the spinning and winning!