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Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

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Address: 777 Hollywood Blvd, Grantville, PA 17028-9237
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+1 717-469-2211
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Full on Sat Night

What a busy place. Parking lot was nearly full. There is a good variety of slot machines. Also, a couple non smoking areas, but when I walked into the casino, the smoky smell was... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
maryannGoffstown_Nh
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Goffstown, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This would be a nice facility but the smoke smell is overwhelming. And not just in the smoking area but throughout the casino. We will never return.

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1 Thank Blockfamly
Baltimore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The casino have friendly and knowledgeable staff. I have read that the smoke is overwhelming, well, as a nonsmoker, I could hardly notice that smoking is allowed unless you walk into the smoking area. I will return!

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Thank Tyler T
Goffstown, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

What a busy place. Parking lot was nearly full. There is a good variety of slot machines. Also, a couple non smoking areas, but when I walked into the casino, the smoky smell was terrible. They need better ventilation. That's my only complaint.

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Thank maryannGoffstown_Nh
Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This casino is in a beautiful setting. Easy to get to off 81. Grantville exit. They have horse racing. Lots of slot machines. Game tables also. Some great places to eat. There is a buffet, and a steak house. And a food court. Soda stations around so you can get your own sodas. Always have fun promotions. They also have... More 

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Thank purplelady58
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The entertainment was good. I didn't like that you don't get complimentary drinks while playing video poker. I thought the machines were a little tight.

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Thank Bob L
York, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Although we are not big gamblers, we drove a couple of hours on a Saturday afternoon to visit Hollywood. The weather was cloudy with rain so we thought "What the heck!" My wife and I each brought $100 to "play" with. I started out playing quarter poker slots and my cash dwindled downward. My wife started playing regular quarter slots.... More 

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Thank 925CountryEd
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I play craps all over the United States. If your are sensitive to smoke, stay away from this casino. The casino Smoking Area is not available near the craps tables. Casinos in MD and DC are smoke free as they have smoking areas that are completely separated. The PA rules on indoor smoking do little to protect the public from... More 

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Thank flyfishboy
York, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Conveniently located to I-81, Hershey, and Harrisburg areas. Plenty of opportunities to lose your money gambling at the Casino or racetrack. We went there to enjoy the Friday night band and do a bit of dancing. The dance floor can get crowded. Drinks are reasonably priced, but you can even get water and soft drinks FREE at self-serve vending areas.... More 

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1 Thank dzolin8
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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

To many smoking areas Casino floor has a very weird setup and most of the good slot machines r in a smoking area.

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Endicott, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We have been to the Hollywood Casino three times. Friendly staff and many restaurants. Smoking is somewhat bothersome. Too many old slots. Enjoy horse races.

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Thank Deb L

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