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Charles Town Races
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Charles Town Sportsbook Promotion & Wager Terms

Charles Town Races Sportsbook Promotions Bonus Details
Free Bet Offer $25, 5 x $5 within 30 days
Sign up Bonus  Deposit $50 Get up tp $500
Promo Code hollywoodcasinocharlestown.com/casino/sportsbook

Sign up with DraftKings through the at Charles Town Races Sportsbook (Hollywood Casino) and you’ll instantly receive a $25 free bet bonus. No deposit and promo code are required in 2021. The $25 free bet is an automatic promotion awarded to all new customers.

Eligible users will be rewarded with the $25 free bet in the form of five $5 wagers which must be placed within 30 days of signing up. The free bet amount is not included in any returns or winnings. The free bet is not redeemable for cash and is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Other sign up offers include a risk-free bet worth up to $200 and a 50 percent matching deposit of a minimum of $50 to a maximum of $500 on your first deposit. There are betting requirements attached to the matching deposit before your are permitted to withdraw any of the money from your account.

The risk-free bet will be a refund in betting credits. If your first bet loses, your account will be credited for the amount lost. You’ll be required to place a second bet in order to clear the amount credited into your cash account.

Charles Town Sportsbook Promo Code 

No Charles Town Races Sportsbook promo code is required to access the $25 free bet offer provided by DraftKings via the Charles Town Hollywood Casino. Simply sign up for a new account and the $25 in free bets are yours.

Sportsbook Review

The first sportsbook to go live and offer legal sports betting in the state of West Virginia, the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town began taking bets on August 30th, 2018. The ceremonial first bet was placed by former Washington Redskins Super Bowl-winning quarterback Joe Theismann. The full public launch came two days later on September 1st.

Anticipating the May 2018 SCOTUS decision to legalize sports betting across the USA, Western Virginia was ahead of the game. The state undertook a feasibility study of legal sports betting in 2017 and passed laws to make sports betting legal in March of 2018. 

As of September 2019, the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town was the busiest and most active of the state’s five sportsbooks. It had accepted $9.5 million in wagers and earned $2.3 million in revenue from those wagers.

The sportsbook features lounge seating with individual viewing stations, 24 odds display monitors and 50 feet of wall space dedicated to 80-inch TVs for viewing the games upon which you’ve wagered. The sportsbook area is located just off the casino floor near the high limit slots area and close to Skybox Sports Bar.

As well as the sportsbook, the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town offers a top-notch casino with over 2,500 slot machines, 75 table games, video poker, keno and poker tables.

The Hollywood Casino at Charles Town was originally born as a racetrack. Live horse racing is conducted on site 12 months a year. Top stakes race held there include the $1.25-million Charles Town Classic, the Race for the Ribbon, and the West Virginia Breeders Classics. Patrons can also wager on simulcast racing from around the globe.

There are also a half-dozen eateries and a nightclub on site. A 1,200-seat Event Center welcomes performers to the stage that have included Jay Leno, Bill Engvall, the Marshall Tucker Band, Stephen Wright and Rick Springfield. 

Baltimore is located 75 miles from the sportsbook, while Washington, D.C. is within 65 miles.

The Hollywood Casino at Charles Town (Sportsbook) is owned and operated by Penn National Gaming Inc., which oversees gaming facilities in the United States and Canada, many of them under the Hollywood Casino brand. 

The company operates 42 facilities in 19 jurisdictions. In total, Penn National Gaming’s facilities feature more than 51,000 gaming machines, over 1,300 table games and 9,000 hotel rooms. Their holdings include Freehold Raceway in New Jersey and the Tropicana in Las Vegas.

Penn National entered into partnership with DraftKings to be their online sports betting provider for the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town 

How to Open an Account: Step-By-Step 

For starters at Charles Town Races Sportsbook (Hollywood Casino), you’ll need to access the DraftKings sportsbook web page. Click on open an account and you’ll be asked to provide your email address, and to create a username and password for your account. 

Once you’ve done that, provided the location of the state in which you reside, your date of birth and agreed to their terms and conditions, you’re in and ready to start wagering.

You must be at least 21 years of age to bet on sports in West Virginia. However, unlike some of the other states that have legalized sports betting, you’re not required to be a resident of West Virginia in order to bet on sports in West Virginia.

Rewards for Existing Customers

Penn National offers access to its mychoice rewards program at all of its holdings. Signing up for membership in the program is free. Charles Town Races Sportsbook members are eligible to earn access to exclusive promotions: events and experiences at more than 35 destinations across the country. As well, there’s priority check-in at hotels and guaranteed seats at award-winning restaurants.

The Hollywood Casino at Charles Town is a participant in Penn National’s $5000 Football Frenzy Sweepstakes promotion. Eligible U.S. residents can enter the sweepstakes three times. 

On entry is earned for successfully registering on HollywoodCasino.com. Participants may earn a maximum of one additional entry for successfully installing Abradoodle Bingo via mobile, creating a profile and entering your email address. A third entry can be garnered by successfully installing Viva Slots Vegas.

Customers at Charles Town Races Sportsbook (Hollywood Casino) who’ve already installed any of these apps will be granted a free entry into the sweepstakes for each app installed.

On October 4th, a draw will be held to present one winner with a $5000 gift card.

Betting Odds And Markets  

You can place wagers on all of the major sports at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races Sportsbook in West Virginia. That includes pro football, basketball, hockey, soccer, baseball, golf, tennis, and auto racing. You’ll also find betting markets for sports such as rugby, cycling, boxing, MMA, and cricket. 

There’s also betting offered on college sports.

Bet Types and Picks at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Sportsbook

Wagers offered in the sportsbook at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Sportsbook include straight bets, parlays, match-ups, futures, props and in-play betting.

Through DraftKings, online bettors can access boosts by linking bets on two different games. This boost offers extra juice in terms of a more favorable moneyline on a winning wager. They also offer a money-back insurance promotion for big parlays that lose by one leg.

Charles Town Races Sportsbook pools are another unique promotion. In this instance, you seek to pick the winners of every game in a particular sport on a given day. There are prizes for one, two or three incorrect picks, as well as a jackpot prize for anyone selecting every game correctly. DraftKings also offers a loyalty program and a refer-a-friend bonus promotion.

Charles Town Races Sportsbook App 

Mobile betting arrived at the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Sportsbook thanks to the DraftKings mobile app. The sportsbook interface is provided by Kambi, the leading supplier of online and land-based Sportsbooks to the regulated sports gambling and gaming industry.

It’s easy to use and provides both up-to-date odds on all action for the day, as well as tips and betting advice. If you’re a DraftKings daily fantasy sports customer, you can also interface the sportsbook with your daily fantasy site.

The Charles Town Sportbook betting app is equally easy to download. Those who are iPhone and/or iPad users can download that app via the iTunes Store.

Android users will discover that the app is not available in the Google Play Store. However, it can be downloaded directly from the DraftKings web page.

Payment Options 

Cash at the Charles Town Sportsbook window is always an option for those betting on site at the sportsbook. Online and mobile bettors can utilize their Visa, Mastercard, Discover Card, American Express or PayPal to make deposits to their account.


Customers of the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town can go to the sportsbook section on their website and fill out a form to have the latest sports odds delivered directly to your inbox. You can even narrow the delivery down to just the sports on which you’re interested in wagering.

There’s an email form to fill out in order to get questions or concerns dealt with. You can also call their toll free number at 1-800-795-7001.

DraftKings has an email contact form to fill out on its site, and also offers a FAQ page.

Charles Town Sportsbook Summary

This is a combined race track and casino just outside the eastern city limits of Charles Town, West Virginia. It was opened in 1933 and in 1997 it was purchased by Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Sportsbook at Hollywood casino at Charles Town is located just off the casino floor next to Skybox Sports Bar. You can place straight bets, do parlays, props on football, basketball, hockey, soccer, baseball, golf, tennis, auto racing, rugby, cycling, boxing and MMA, and cricket. College sports betting (with in-play gambling) will be available soon.

Sportsbook at Charles Town Hollywood Casino mobile app is live. Sign up to claim welcome promotions and bonus offers (no code needed).

There are 2,500 slot machines available here, so players shouldn’t ever get bored. Table games comprise of blackjack, craps, four-card poker, Let it Ride, Min-Baccarat, Poker, Pai Gow Poker, Texas Hold’em and three-card poker. 

Hollywood Casino and Sportsbook at Charles Town promotions include a sign-up gas prize of $250, a $30,000 prize pool where players can win prizes including free slot play, comp dollars and monthly bonus entries, and also a €1,000,000 Crack the Safe slots tournament. A promo code is not required to get a sign up bonus. 

And an important thing – 6 restaurants make up the culinary experience here, including a steakhouse, buffet and Asian.

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races Sportsbook (Details):

  • Website and Promotions (no Bonus Code needed): hollywoodcasinocharlestown.com/promotions
  • Sportsbook at Hollywood Charles Town Mobile app: download for Android and iOS
  • Age Restriction: 21
  • Payment Options: VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, Discover, Diners Club
  • Slots/Table Games: Slots, blackjack, craps, four-card poker, Let it Ride, Min-Baccarat, Poker, Pai Gow Poker, Texas Hold’em and three-card poker
  • Online Casino (y/n): n
  • Address: 750 Hollywood Drive, Charles Town, WV 25414