Texas, the Lone Star State, is famous for a number of things, all of which are important to the average Texas native. Texas is the home of The Alamo, U.S. President George W. Bush, and cycling champion Lance Armstrong. Texas is the second most populous state in the union, with 22,490,022 inhabiting people its vast, open spaces. The capital of Texas, Austin, has become a cultural Mecca for artists, musicians and more, with infamous South by Southwest Music Festival held in Austin annually. This large state covers at least 268,581 sq. miles.
With a state this big, it is believable then, that there are a large number of casinos covering the state. If it is a Texas casino that features horseracing that you are interested in, well, there are a whole lot of them.
Choose from Texas casinos available like the Gillespie County Fairgrounds, which features quarter horse racing or the Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, which also boasts quarter horse racing as well as the option of betting on thoroughbreds. Valley Race Park in Harlingen features thoroughbreds, Sam Houston Race Park in Houston features thoroughbreds and quarter horses, Manor Downs in Manor features quarter horses and Retama Park in Selma features thoroughbreds and quarter horses. Each park features dining options as well.
The Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino, located in Eagle Pass, is one of the larger Texas casinos. It features more than 1,000 slot machines and more than 20 table games. There are dining and entertainment options in this Texas casino and is operated by the Kickapoo Tribe.
The Texas Treasure Casino Cruise is another gambling facility located in the Long Star State. Based in Port Aransas, this Texas casino features more than 400 slot machines, more than 20 table games and a host of dining options. Bingo is also a featured game at this Texas casino facility.
For those interested in visiting Texas casinos with dog racing, the Corpus Christi dog track, located in the city of Corpus Christi and Gulf Greyhound Park, located in La Marque, are both excellent quality dog-racing tracks. The Corpus Christi dog track features an option for dining and Gulf Greyhound Park features both a concession stand as well as a dine-in option.