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Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

777 Hollywood Blvd, Grantville, PA 17028-9237
+1 717-469-2211
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Nice Casino

Did not have plans to visit this casino but it happened to be very near a hotel we were staying at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
labellaxo
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Wonderful employees, a little too smoky

Visited Hollywood Casino on Sunday, Feb 11, 2018. My second time there in about a year. Normally... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeff R
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Bedford, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“nice casino” (40 reviews)
“table games” (41 reviews)
“slot machines” (42 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
777 Hollywood Blvd, Grantville, PA 17028-9237
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+1 717-469-2211
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did not have plans to visit this casino but it happened to be very near a hotel we were staying at so we decided to check it out. Not a big gambler but had a fun time. Casino was nice, well maintained and the deco...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Hollywood Casino on Sunday, Feb 11, 2018. My second time there in about a year. Normally I go to Rock Gap in Flintstone, Maryland, and Rivers in Pittsburgh, plus the occasional visit to Las Vegas. For my money, Hollywood compares favorably with Rivers or...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

My Mother is in her 80's and she love for me to take her to Hollywood Casino to play the slots. Father passed 3 years ago, it was her getaway from the pain and then loneliness. Until a few month ago. She would play anywhere...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

In town visiting family, decided to go to Hollywood/Penn National for the horse races. Arrived and went into the casino, oh my goodness the smell of smoke is over powering everywhere. It’s awful. Walked around the casino, the appearance is not too bad. Tried to...More

2  Thank StevenJ18
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

The slots were loose. I, personally, banked over 135% so I was in a very cheerful mood. Casino employees were dressed festively and very cheerful. As promised, we ate at the Epic Buffet and were not disappointed. The turkey was golden brown, carver took off...More

1  Thank babeebev
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

We visited on Black Friday. It was fun to watch the live horse races at the track. You can watch them warm up and then take in the race. The casino was clean and had plenty of places to relax, check out sporting events on...More

1  Thank KD30
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Nice track but kind of bottom end horses and low pools. Casino definitely had a negative vibe - I chose not to play and my boyfriend played a little but did not really enjoy the feel. SkyBox sports bar was friendly and had good service...More

1  Thank brokerschool
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

A lot of folks like to gamble but this IS NOT the casino you want to go to. It doesn't pay out. We play the slot machines and years ago we might break even BUT in the last few years we don't win ANYTHING. Do...More

1  Thank Catherine M
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Went to have fun, hoping but not expecting to win. Therefore once we had played for a few hours and lost our limits, we were ok with the result. Place was fairly clean. Non smoking area was ok.

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

During their racing season Penn National offers evening racing on a flat course amidst the hills. On special, highlight race days, they are out of the gate in the afternoon. But, that is the exception. The eight furlongs of Penn National are fully visible trackside....More

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Louis A
27 September 2017|
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Response from gjminnich | Reviewed this property |
Entertainment is only on Friday and Saturday nights. Starts at 22 pm till around 2 am. Other nights just the bar is open in the H lounge with sports on the large TV
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mjerrycat
26 August 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
no you have to pay full price for drinks which sucks big time because you could be playing more money in slots
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Kyle L
10 February 2017|
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Response from lakrav | Reviewed this property |
Not from where we stayed at the Hilton.
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