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Casino closed due to high water levels

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) - UPDATE:

Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack closed at noon on Saturday, and will remain closed through the weekend.

President and General Manager, Kim Florence said, "If the flood waters continue to rise and reach the anticipated levels predicted by the National Weather Service our operational safety will be compromised."

"Contingent on our clean up efforts, we are projecting our main gaming floor, table games, hotel, and restaurants to re-open in the afternoon on Monday, February 19th, and the greyhound racing will remain closed until Wednesday, February 21," said Florence.

Wheeling Island created an Employee and Guest Hotline that will be updated regularly when new information is available.

The guest number is (304)231-1746, and the employee number is (304)231-1895.

 
 

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UPDATE:

Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack has cancelled live racing for Saturday, February 17,2018.

The 25 live greyhound races scheduled for February 17th, have been canceled due to inclement weather and the potential for unsafe racing conditions. .

All other operations will remain open, including slots, table games, hotel and restaurants to serve guests despite the high river waters. The only areas not available at this time are live greyhound racing and the parking garage.

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Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack has canceled live racing for Friday. February 16th.

According to a press release, the 25 live greyhound races scheduled for Friday have been canceled due to inclement weather, and the potential for unsafe racing conditions.

The parking lot will also be closed, and all guests are asked to park in lots C and D.

All other Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack operations will remain open. This includes slots, table games, hotel, and restaurants to serve guests despite the high river waters.

According to the press release, the only areas that are unavailable are live greyhound racing and the parking garage.


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