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WinStar Casino Introduction

Win big at the WinStar World Casino, the largest casino in Oklahoma. This sprawling hotel and casino complex on the Oklahoma-Texas border was built in 2004. It features 7,400 electronic games, 46 poker rooms and nearly 100 gaming tables, plus a 3,500-seat show theater. When the gaming tables get too much, head to the spa or the golf course at the WinStar Golf Club, 1.5 miles from the casino. Nearby in the small country town of Thackerville, you'll find cafes, a post office and a general store, while the quaint Frank Buck Zoo is 10 miles south in Gainesville.

Hotels near WinStar Casino

Aside from the upmarket WinStar casino hotel, you'll find budget roadside inns, hotels and RV resorts within a 10-mile radius. Many of these lodgings offer complimentary shuttles to the casino. The WinStar hotel has retail shops, a spa, plus 2 outdoor pools - both seasonal - with poolside bars and private cabanas. The busiest times to visit is during the balmy summer months between June and August, and at Christmas. Oklahoma is one of world's tornado hotspots and peak tornado season is between spring and early summer; this is when you can find the best hotel bargains.

Where to stay near WinStar Casino

The WinStar World Casino and Resort is a sprawling complex with swimming pools. restaurants and accommodation options for all budgets. The main hotel is spread across three towers and has 1395 rooms in total. There's also a 100-room inn and an RV park, plus meeting rooms, restaurants and bars. Nearby in Thackerville, there are roadside budget inns, a couple of casual diners and a general store. However, drive 10 miles south to Gainesville and you'll find several budget and mid-range chain hotels, as well as the popular Frank Buck Zoo, a small animal park founded in the 1930s.

Things to see near WinStar Casino

Perfect your stroke at the WinStar Golf Course and Academy, which lies 1.5 miles south of the main casino resort. It has a a 27-hole championship course designed by former PGA Tour Pro, D.A. Weibring. For fishing fanatics, head 3 miles south to Red River, just on the border of Texas. A 16-minute drive or 10 miles south along the I-35 is Gainesville, where you'll find a D-Max theater, outlet mall and Frank Buck Zoo, a small animal park with 130 animals including giraffes, kangaroos and zebras.

How to get to WinStar Casino

The WinStar Casino and Hotel is easiest to reach by car. It's situated just off I-35, some 80 miles north of downtown Dallas and 127 miles south of Oklahoma City. If you're traveling by bus or train, there's both an Amtrak station and a Greyhound stop at Gainesville, 10 miles to the south of the casino. Play the tables well and you could be leaving by helicopter or private jet. Luckily, Gainesville Municipal Airport is just 13 miles southwest of the casino. Several of the roadside inns, hotels and RV parks in Gainesville and Thackerville offer free shuttles to the casino.