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Opelousas, LA

Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino Hotel

Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino Hotel is located in Opelousas, in the heart of Cajun country in south central Louisiana. The racing facilities include a 7/8-mile turf track with a 1-1/8 mile chute. Evangeline Downs combines the thrill of casino gaming with live horseracing and simulcast off-track betting. It is owned and operated by Boyd Gaming.

With over 1,200 slots, the facility also features a Hotel and Event Center. The four story, 117 room hotel features a pool/hot tub, exercise room, expanded continental breakfast with hot items served daily, wireless internet, and a business center. Dining options include The Spotted Horse Tavern & Dining Parlor and the EVD Express.

Evangeline Downs offers hosting of large and small events with over 19,000 total sq. ft. of flexible event space for both business events and social celebrations. which can accommodate up to 600 people for seated banquet functions and over 1,200 people for bigger gatherings, like conventions and concerts.

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