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Batavia Downs
Batavia Downs
8315 Park Road
Batavia, NY, 14020
(585) 343-1423

 

Hours:
Sunday - Saturday 8am - 4am


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If you're looking for the best gaming experience in Western New York there is only one place to go: Batavia Downs Gaming. Batavia Downs Gaming has a variety of ways to be part of the winning experience. Join our Player’s Club and take advantage of daily promotions as well as nightly drawings for Free Play, Cash or other great prizes. Find and befriend us on social networking sites for promotions and offers! You can also visit BataviaDownsGaming.com We have over 776 of the hottest and most in-demand games, with two enclosed smoking rooms and progressive jackpots! Some of the hottest pop culture gaming machines are on our gaming floor including Betty Boop, Sex and the City, Wheel of Fortune, The Hangover, NASCAR, CSI, Michael Jackson, Family Guy and Dolly Parton. Admission and Self Parking are always FREE. Valet Parking for just $3. Handicapped, Diamond and Platinum members may valet park for free. 4 great restaurants reside on site: Enjoy fine dining at The Clubhouse Restaurant or watch your favorite games on any of our 30+ HDTV's in Thurman Thomas' 34 Rush Restaurant. Fine Italian food can be found in Fortuna’s and the Homestretch Grill is open late for a quick bite to eat. Live Harness Racing runs from late July until early December, so be sure to stop by and see America’s Oldest Lighted Harness Race Track! Interested in booking your group, or just a fun-filled location for a party? Batavia Downs Gaming can accommodate groups as small as 20 and as large as 800. Bookings include Free Play and other offers. Be sure to contact Mary Bucceri at 585-343-3750 ext. 468 for more information. Did you know that Western Regional Off Track Betting is a Public Benefit Corporation? As part of Western Regional Off-Track Betting, Batavia Downs Gaming has helped contribute millions to New York State education and the 15 counties and 2 cities it serves. Since the inception of OTB in the early 70s, and continuing with the opening of the Batavia Downs Gaming in May of 2005, Western OTB has contributed Hundreds of Millions of Dollars to NY State Education, the pari-mutuel racing industry and revenues net of expenses are distributed to the Counties of Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Oswego, Schulyer, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming and the Cities of Rochester and Buffalo. These contributions help lower property taxes and contribute to community improvements. Batavia Downs Gaming is located less than one mile from Thruway Exit 48, just minutes from Buffalo, Niagara Falls & Rochester and is open daily from 8AM-4AM. For more information call 585-343-3750 or visit BataviaDownsGaming.com. You must be 18 years or older to play video gaming machines and to wager on horses. Please play responsibly.
 

Photos: Batavia Downs opens 69th season

Original Source: The Batavian

Originally published on The Batavian July 28, 2015

The first race of the 69th season at Batavia Downs turned into a coast-to-coast cruise by the #3 horse, Lima Playtime, with a career-best time of 2:00.4. Lima was driven by Rick Zeron and paid $4.20.

It should be both a fun and exciting racing season at the Downs, said Marketing Director Ryan Hasenauer. There are special promotions throughout the season, but the remodoled gaming floor is also bringing in bigger crowds, which generates more revenue, which translates into bigger purses for harness racing. The bigger payouts will draw even higher quality horses to the track.

"Better horses make for better races and better wagering, and bigger pools means bigger winners," Hasenauer said.

The track is in great shape, Hasenauer said, which also helps draw drivers and trainers throughout the season.

"We already have a great reputation among trainers and owners as one of the best-manicured tracks in the industry," Hasenauer said.

Promotional highlights this season include Craft Beer Fridays, running into August, and Sunday wine tastings, and starting in August, Dollar Days, with dollar drafts and dollar hot dogs.

 

"People really like getting a good dollar hot dog or a cold draft beer at a decent price," Hasenauer said.

 
 
Recommendations
Total: 6

Something fun to do local and you can win big! Just not me. Lol
Ann Sheelar on Jan, 13, 2017

Great place to celebrate a Birthday. Had my Mom's birthday dinner at the clubhouse. She had the best time ever.. Thanks to all the staff for being so helpful and great service!!!!!
Nancy Eckert on Jan, 8, 2017

A good place to spend a evening.
Steven Pagano on Dec, 29, 2016

Batavia Downs is a great place for fun and food they have live entertainment and the games are fun to. They give away free plays daily and many chances to win. This year I took my little boy to see Santa and the weaner dog races so they are fun for the family as well. Great place to visit
Pamela Morris on Dec, 28, 2016

Good place to go when you want to get away and have a little fun and maybe win some cash. I really like the made in America store!
Gary DuBoise on Dec, 21, 2016

They've done an impressive job of remodeling! Can't wait to check out the hotel!
Dawn Puleo on Dec, 12, 2016

 

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