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Like slots? You’ll love Newport Racing & Gaming!

Newport Racing and Gaming in Newport Kentucky is conveniently located just off I-471, Exit 3, in the Newport Shopping Center.

Owned and operated by Churchill Downs, Newport Racing and Gaming is your hometown place to play all your favorite Vegas-style games! Our separate smoking and non-smoking gaming areas feature thrilling historical racing machines with all the multipliers, wilds, bonuses and big jackpots you love on the games you know—like Wheel of Fortune, Buffalo, Lock it Link, Mayan Chief and more!

    Newport Racing & Gaming

    1723 Monmouth Street

    Newport, KY 41071


    Primary Phone Number




    [email protected]


    Hours of Operation

    Open Daily:

    Sunday – Thursday 10AM – 3AM

    Friday & Saturday 10AM – 5AM

    Want to make gambling and wagering even more fun? Join the Newport Racing & Gaming Players Club today to start piling up the points and racking up the rewards! Plus, all new members get rewarded right out of the gate. For even more ways to win big, be sure to check out our Promotions page. You could be the next lucky player to win cash, Free Play or other great prizes!

    The excitement doesn’t end there. Watch and wager on exhilarating horse racing action in our state-of-the-art simulcast wagering area, featuring harness and thoroughbred races broadcast live from all over the country! Visit our Simulcast page for more details.

    Plus, turn up the fun even more with free live entertainment! Enjoy the region’s best bands performing live on the weekends. Visit our Entertainment page to see the upcoming schedule.  And when you need to refuel from all the non-stop action, grab a quick bite to eat and a drink at Smiley’s Bar & Grille.

    You’re sure to have a great time in no time at Newport Racing & Gaming – where the fun comes easy!