Where Do the Greyhound Races Take Place?


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Only seven states have legal and operational greyhound racing tracks: Arizona, Texas, Arkansas, Iowa, West Virginia, Alabama and Florida. Oregon, Kansas, Wisconsin and Rhode Island still legally allow greyhound racing but do not have any active tracks as of September 2015.

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Where Do the Greyhound Races Take Place?
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The Birmingham Race Course in Alabama offers live greyhound racing 52 weeks per year. It also offers simulcast greyhound and thoroughbred wagering opportunities from across North America. Visitors can also participate in billiards or darts or use the facility's driving range.

Derby Lane in St. Petersburg, Florida, offers greyhound racing six days per week year-round. Gamblers can wager on simulcast thoroughbred and harness races, jai-alai and greyhound races from across Florida. The on-site poker room allows gamblers to watch races while playing cards. The buffet-style Derby Club restaurant offers guests a panoramic view of the greyhound track. The facility also has several smaller restaurants and outdoor seating.

Greyhound racing fans can also visit Flagler Greyhound Park in the Magic City Casino in Miami, Florida. The facility offers live greyhound racing as well as simulcast horse and greyhound racing from around the world. Gamblers can visit the casino's website to download .pdf files of race entries and results. They can also download the casino's monthly simulcast schedule or watch live races on the website.

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