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COUNTRY SUPERSTARS BIG AND RICH WITH SPECIAL GUESTS LONESTAR WILL APPEAR LIVE AT HARRINGTON RACEWAY AND CASINO ON AUGUST 22ND, 2014

6/5/14

The Entertainment Department at Harrington Raceway and Casino is proud to announce that country superstars BIG AND RICH with special guest LONESTAR is scheduled to perform on Friday, August 22nd, 2014 at 8:00pm at the M&T Bank Grandstand.

Tickets for Big and Rich, featuring Cowboy Troy with special guest Lonestar will go on sale Wednesday, June 11th at 10:00 AM at www.harringtonraceway.com. Tickets are $45.00 for track seating, $40.00 for stadium seating and $75.00 for the exclusive PIT standing room only section. Tickets may also be reserved by calling 1-800-514-3849.

As Big and Rich, John Rich and Big Kenny Alphin have been pioneers of modern country music for the past 15 years when they first decided to create music together. That collaboration would be evident in 2004 when they burst on the scene with the triple platinum album "Horse of a Different Color". That album would spawn four strait Top 40 country hits, including the popular "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)", plus collaborations with Cowboy Troy, Gretchen Wilson, and Martina McBride. "Comin’ To Your City" followed in 2005 which continued their successful run with many more hits to follow throughout the years. In 2007, the smash hit ballad "Lost In This Moment" reached number one the country charts making Big and Rich one of the most successful country duos in history. In 2009, John Rich and Big Kenny decided to release solo albums which included songs that also landed on the top 40 country charts. In 2011, they reunited to release "Fake ID", a cut from the soundtrack to the 2011 film "Footloose". Since then, the album "Hillbilly Jedi" was released and most recently their much anticipated album "Gravity". This anticipated project is under their new record label Big and Rich Records and has brought this Technicolor Cowboy duo back to their roots fueling even more passion to produce and present their music for years to come.

Lonestar, celebrating their 20th year anniversary, have certainly been a formidable force in country music for the past two decades. Marking this milestone, Lonestar has reunited with original lead singer Richie McDonald making their 20th anniversary tour much anticipated by fans. Known for their strong vocals and melodic harmonies, this multi-platinum group have sold in excess of ten million albums since they began on the country scene in 1995 and ten #1 country hits including "No News", "Come Crying To Me", and their cross-over smash hit "Amazed".

HARRINGTON RACEWAY AND CASINO ANNOUNCES
FOUNTAIN OF HOPE RAISES OVER $1,700 FOR
THE RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE

2/28/14

On Friday, February 28th Harrington Raceway & Casino presented a check to The Ronald McDonald House, from Harrington’s “Fountain of Hope” fundraiser.

Harrington Raceway & Casino turned its fountain in front of their buffet into a “Fountain of Hope”.  Patrons of Harrington generously donated coins to the fountain and raised over $1,700 which will be donated to The Ronald McDonald House to benefit its programs and services.

Harrington Raceway and Casino has over 1,800 slots, live table games including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Spanish 21, Mississippi Stud and more. 

Located on the same property as the popular Delaware State Fair, Harrington Raceway and Casino facility has many dining options including Delmarva’s Best Buffet, Café and the award winning Bonz Restaurant. 

Harrington Raceway and Casino is proud to be “Where Winners Play”. 

HARRINGTON RACEWAY AND CASINO ANNOUNCES
$161,000 Slot Progressive Jackpot Winner

10/18/13

On Thursday, October 17, 2013, a valued guest from Maryland hit the Triple Star Penny Slot Progressive for over $161,000.    

Harrington Raceway and Casino has over 1,800 slots, live table games including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Spanish 21, Mississippi Stud and more. 

Located on the same property as the popular Delaware State Fair, Harrington Raceway and Casino facility has many dining options including Delmarva’s Best Buffet, Café and the award winning Bonz Restaurant. 

Harrington Raceway and Casino is proud to be “Where Winners Play”. 

HARRINGTON RACEWAY AND CASINO ANNOUNCE
$28,155 BAD BEAT JACKPOT WINNERS

10/8/13

Growing with popularity day by day Poker has become one of the most played games across the country.  On Thursday, October 7, 2013, Vincent B. from Virginia hit the Bad Beat Jackpot for $14,077 along with 6 other winners who shared in the total jackpot of $28,155. 

Harrington Raceway and Casino has over 1,800 slots, live table games including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Spanish 21, Mississippi Stud and more. 

Located on the same property as the popular Delaware State Fair, Harrington Raceway and Casino facility has many dining options including Delmarva’s Best Buffet, Café and the award winning Bonz Restaurant. 

Harrington Raceway and Casino is proud to be “Where Winners Play”.

HARRINGTON RACEWAY AND CASINO ANNOUNCES
$67,000 BAD BEAT JACKPOT WINNERS

2/25/13

Growing with popularity day by day Poker has become one of the most played games across the country.  On Sunday, February 24, 2013, a guest from Maryland hit the Bad Beat Jackpot for $33,808 along with 9 other winners who shared in the total jackpot of $67,616. 

Harrington Raceway and Casino has over 1,800 slots, live table games including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Spanish 21, Mississippi Stud and more. 

Located on the same property as the popular Delaware State Fair, Harrington Raceway and Casino facility has many dining options including Delmarva’s Best Buffet, Café and the award winning Bonz Restaurant. 

Harrington Raceway and Casino is proud to be “Where Winners Play”. 

HARRINGTON RACEWAY AND CASINO ANNOUNCE
$165,754 3 CARD POKER PROGRESSIVE WINNER

12/18/12

Growing with popularity day by day 3 Card Poker is becoming one of the most played games across the country.  On December 18, 2012 Lauriston B. from King and Queen CH, VA, hit the Progressive prize of $165,754. 

Harrington Raceway and Casino has over 1,800 slots, live table games including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Spanish 21, Mississippi Stud and more. 

Located on the same property as the popular Delaware State Fair, Harrington Raceway and Casino facility has many dining options including Delmarva’s Best Buffet, Café and the award winning Bonz Restaurant. 

Harrington Raceway and Casino is proud to be “Where Winners Play”. 

HARRINGTON RACEWAY AND CASINO ANNOUNCES
$222,162 3 CARD POKER PROGRESSIVE WINNER

12/3/12

Growing with popularity day by day 3 Card Poker is becoming one of the most played games across the country. On December 1, 2012 James M. from Easton, MD, hit the Progressive prize of $222,162.

Harrington Raceway and Casino has over 1,800 slots, live table games including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Spanish 21, Mississippi Stud and more.

Located on the same property as the popular Delaware State Fair, Harrington Raceway and Casino facility has many dining options including Delmarva’s Best Buffet, Café and the award winning Bonz Restaurant.

Harrington Raceway and Casino is proud to be "Where Winners Play".

THE WORLD REKNOWN TRIBUTE PRODUCTION "MOONWALKER, THE REFLECTION OF MICHAEL" WILL HEADLINE AT HARRINGTON RACEWAY & CASINO, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2012

7/12/2012

HARRINGTON, DE - The Entertainment Department at Harrington Raceway & Casino announced today that "MOONWALKER, THE Reflection of Michael", one of the leading Michael Jackson Tribute shows in the world, will perform on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 7:30pm in the M&T Grandstand.

This leading full scale production show features live vocals, live band, singers and dancers and stars the amazing Michael Firestone who brings Jackson to life. Firestone is known as one of the most respected Jackson tribute artists in the country and has catapulted into the spotlight dazzling audiences world-wide. The show is a captivating 90 minutes of Michael Jackson hits such as "Wanna Be Startin'Something", "Billy Jean", "Beat It", "Thriller", "Man In The Mirror"and countless others that defined the King of Pop. The show was voted "Best Produced Show of 2011" by the tribute industry and performs all over the world to sell-out crowds.

Show tickets to see "MOONWALKER, THE Reflection of Michael" will go on sale at 10am, Tuesday, July 17th at www.harringtonraceway.com. Tickets may also be reserved by calling 1-800-514-3849 or by visiting the Casino Gift Shop. Ticket prices are $16.00 for Grandstand; $20.00 for Stadium and Clubhouse Seating; and $25.00 for Trackside.

HARRINGTON RACEWAY AND CASINO TO HOST A MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND FESTIVAL SALUTING THE MEN AND WOMEN OF OUR ARMED FORCES AND THE USO.

4/3/2012

HARRINGTON, DE - The Entertainment Department at Harrington Raceway & Casino announced today that a Memorial Day weekend festival will be held on Saturday, May 26th from 12 noon to 7p.m. and Sunday, May 27th from 12 noon to 5:00 p.m. The festival will be saluting the men and women of our Armed Forces and the USO and will be called "A Red, White and Blue Salute To Our Troops". The festival will be held on the Delaware State Fairgrounds and is in conjunction with the Jeff Foxworthy concert being held on May 26th in the M&T Grandstand.

The festival will highlight the Military with a full scale Military Village including over 20 exciting displays, equipment such as helicopters, Coast Guard Boats, Military vehicles including Humvees, Anti-Terrorism and Rescue Units, National Guard displays, interactive attractions and much more. Other branches of the Military will be included in the village. Other highlights to include food, craft and merchandise vendors, live entertainment, kid’s attractions, classic car displays and other exhibits and displays.

Admission to the event will be free to the public. For more information on the event or to reserve tickets for Jeff Foxworthy in concert, you can go to www.harringtonraceway.com. Show tickets are also available by calling 1-800-514-3849 or by visiting the Casino Gift Shop. Ticket prices range from $26.00 to $76.00 (price includes handling fee).

LEGENDARY COMEDIAN JEFF FOXWORTHY WILL HEADLINE AT HARRINGTON RACEWAY & CASINO, SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2012. THE CONCERT WILL BE HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH AN ENTIRE WEEKEND OF FESTIVITIES SALUTING THE USO AND THE ARMED FORCES.

1/13/2012

HARRINGTON, DE - The Entertainment Department at Harrington Raceway & Casino announced today that comic icon Jeff Foxworthy who was originally scheduled to perform in August 2011 has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 7:30pm. The concert will coincide with and a salute to the USO and the Armed Forces with a full range of festivities starting on Friday, May 25th to Sunday, May 27th to include a full Military Village with equipment, food and merchandise vendors, live entertainment, exhibits and much more.

Jeff Foxworthy, one of the most respected and successful comedians in the country, is the largest selling comedy-recording artist in history, a multiple Grammy Award nominee and best-selling author of more than 26 books. Widely known for his redneck jokes where he defines being a redneck as possessing "a glorious lack of sophistication", he truly epitomizes the regular guy persona.

Foxworthy, who currently hosts the television show "Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader "is probably most known for the smash "Blue Collar Comedy Tour" which he developed and headlined along with fellow comedians Bill Engvall, Ron White and Larry the Cable Guy. From the incredible success of the tour came a movie of the same name which has sold over 4 million units to date and a television series called Blue Collar TV. The movie premiered on Comedy Central and was the highest rated movie in the channels history.

The second movie feature, "Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again" has sold to date more than 3 million units world-wide since its release in 2004. In March 2006, he took to the stage alongside the Blue Collar guys in Washington D.C. to shoot another comedy premier which was one of the highest rated shows on Comedy Central that year. The soundtrack was released on June 6th, 2006 and was nominated for a Grammy.

"The Redneck Dictionary", a book written by Foxworthy, was released in 2005 and went to the number 2 spot on the New York Times Bestseller list. A string of popular books have followed including a series of children’s books garnering this comedy author many accolades in the press. More than a decade of record breaking comedy tours; movies; a hit television show "Are You Smarter Than Fifth Grader" now in syndication; best-selling books and even a line of greeting cards and barbeque sauce make Jeff Foxworthy an all-around peoples entertainer, entrepreneur and legendary comic performer of our time.

Opening up for Jeff Foxworthy is Reno Collier. Reno Collier started off selling out in comedy clubs around the country. The widely popular comedian then got his break opening up for Larry the Cable Guy on his "2004 Tour of America". He since has performed in theatres and arenas on the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, has appeared in many television shows including "The Martin Short Show "and was a featured performer on "The Roast of Larry The Cable Guy". He tours the country earning fans along the way and still is a regular performer for Jeff Foxworthy, Larry The Cable Guy, Bill Engvall and Ron White.

Show tickets to see Jeff Foxworthy in concert will go on sale at 10am, Wednesday, January 18th at www.harringtonraceway.com. Tickets may also be reserved by calling 1-800-514-3849 or by visiting the Casino Gift Shop. Ticket prices are $26.00, $41.00, $51.00 and $76.00.

DELAWARE GAMING & INDUSTRY PRESS RELEASE

12/15/2010

Majority of Delawareans oppose idea of adding more casinos to the state's saturated gaming landscape

DOVER, Del. - Delaware voters and analysts agree: There's no need to add more casinos to the state of Delaware. A recent statewide poll found that the majority of voters in Delaware oppose expanding the number of gaming locations in the state, while an independent study confirmed that the state's gaming market is saturated and likely to shrink.

Fifty-nine percent of voters in the state of Delaware oppose expanding the number of gaming locations, while 52% agree that three is the right amount. Only 25% favor adding more casinos.

The Delaware Gaming & Racing Industry, including Delaware Park, Dover Downs, Harrington Raceway & Casino, the Delaware Standardbred Owners Association and the Delaware Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, enlisted the services of Deloitte & Touche LLP to analyze the current market in Delaware for gaming and racing. This included assessing the current state of the industry and the potential for future growth. Momentum Analysis also issued a statewide poll and conducted four focus groups concerning the issue.

"There is not sufficient demand within the state of Delaware to support three existing casinos at current levels," reported Deloitte & Touche. "Additionally, there is not sufficient realizable demand to support the casinos … Adding new casino sites in the state will only further cannibalize a decreasing market and add significant pressure to the financial health of the existing casinos."

Momentum Analysis' report mirrored Deloitte & Touche's. "Voters don't see more (casino) locations as a way out of the state's fiscal problems. A majority (54%) find it unlikely that more locations would mean 'the state budget would be balanced.'"

You can find a link to the full report and market overview by visiting the Delaware Gaming & Racing Industry's Facebook page "Three is Enough" http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/pages/Three-Is-Enough/197787739810 or by visiting https://twitter.com/Three_Is_Enough.