Live greyhound racing canceled due to cold temperatures and wind chills
WHEELING, W.Va. (January 6, 2014) — Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack announced they will cancel their live greyhound racing 12:30pm post time on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 due to cold temperatures. Their regular live racing schedule will resume on Wednesday, January 8 with a 12:30pm post time. 
Wheeling Island's other gaming operations including 1,400 slot machines, 24 table games, 9-table poker room, hotel accommodations and 4 restaurants remain open and operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack offers 24 table games, 9-table poker room, 1,400 slot machines, 151-room luxury hotel, live Greyhound racing, four restaurants, 1,000-seat showroom, meeting and banquet services and gift shop.
Wheeling Island won 17 first place “Best of Gaming” Awards in Casino Player Magazine’s July 2013 readers’ poll including Best Casino and Best Reel Slots for the 5th consecutive year.
Wheeling Island won 7 first place “Best of Slots” Awards in Strictly Slots Magazine 2013 readers’ poll including Casino Where You Feel Luckiest and Best Variety of Slots.
Wheeling Island welcomes more than 2 million visitors through its doors annually. Visitors enjoy the fast paced action 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
For information on Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, call 877-WIN-HERE (877-946-4373), for hotel reservations call 877-WHEELING (877-943-3546) or log on to www.wheelingisland.com.
Wheeling Island Gaming, Inc. owns and operates Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, a premier gaming and entertainment complex located in Wheeling, West Virginia. It is the largest operation of Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delaware North Companies, Inc.
Delaware North Companies is one of the world’s leading hospitality and food service providers. Its family of companies includes Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Delaware North Companies International and Delaware North Companies Boston, owner of TD Garden. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States with revenues exceeding $2 billion annually and 55,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit www.DelawareNorth.com.



Kimberly Florence
Director of Marketing
Email: kflorence@dncinc.com
Phone: 304-231-1839
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