About Wheeling Island
Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack has been a positive force in Wheeling, West Virginia, for more than a century. From its early racing days that predate the Civil War to its current state as one of the largest tourist attractions in West Virginia, Wheeling Island is rich in American history.
Originally created as a site for thoroughbred and harness racing in 1866, Wheeling Island has grown, thanks to the introduction of a full-service hotel and banquet center, restaurants, video lottery terminals, table games and other amenities. All of these features make it a premier destination in the region.
In total, Wheeling Island is fully equipped with a 151-room hotel, 1,600 slot machines, a 1000-seat showroom, meeting and banquet services, casual and fine dining restaurants, a food court, gift shop and 2,800 parking spaces, including 220 covered spaces among its variety of amenities.