What’s Going On At West Virginia Casinos In November?

Written By Brian Cross on November 3, 2023
Photo of casino players at Hollywood Casino Charles Town for a story about what's going on at WV casinos in the month of November.

A new month means a new calendar of things to do at West Virginia casinos. November brings plenty of promos, giveaways and holiday specials to make your casino outing more enjoyable.

While many online casinos WV provide monthly deals, most retail WV casinos also have something special going on just about every day. Here are some of the best offers for casino guests to make the most of their visits this month.

Mardi Gras Casino and Resort provides college football ticket drawing

Two Sundays in November offer freeroll blackjack tournaments at Mardi Gras Casino. But first, you have to earn your way in.

The earning period for the Nov. 5 tournament goes from Oct. 23 to Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. The earning period for the Nov. 19 tournament starts on Nov. 6 and goes until Nov. 19 at 1 p.m.

Tournaments start at 2 p.m., and the top prize is $2,500 cash.

On Nov. 11, Mardi Gras visitors will have a chance to win a trip for two to a college football conference championship game. Non-winning ticket bets from Nov. 4-11 can be entered into the Drop & Win College Ticket Drawing to win tickets to the game in Indianapolis on Dec. 2. Enter your tickets starting at 9 p.m. The drawing commences at 11 p.m.

Mardi Gras salutes service members for Veterans Day on Nov. 11 with $10 in free play and 25% off at Cafe Orleans. Just present a military ID at the Lucky North Club from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Another great promo on Fridays in November and December gives visitors a chance to win up to $5,000 just for picking a card. From 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., one winner is picked every hour to play Table Games Holiday Hearts. Every card on the board is a winner, ranging from free play to the top prize. Visitors can earn entries by playing table games or poker.

On Saturdays, the $1,000,000 Holiday Super 6 is back. Check your mail for a postcard with your free game piece, and earn an additional game piece by compiling 100 points each week. Six lucky numbers are drawn at 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Match all six to win the grand prize, or match five to spin the wheel for a chance to win a new car or $10,000.


Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races offers Choose the Champs contest

Football fans can take part in the Choose the Champs contest at Hollywood Casino every week for a chance to win $100 – $500 in free slot play. PENN Play members can pick the winners of Sunday and Monday NFL games at any promotional kiosk. The top 30 most accurate players will receive prizes. Earn 100 tier points in a day to receive an additional pick.

On Thursdays, sports bettors have a chance to turn one of those losing tickets into PENN Cash in the Second Chance Sportsbook Drawing. Drop all losing bet tickets into the drawing drum all month long. Drawings are at 8 p.m.

Players of all slots and table games can earn entries into the Electronics Giveaways on Fridays. Prizes include $500 PENN slot play, a TV, an iPad and more. Giveaways are held between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.

On Friday, Nov. 24, visitors can try their luck in the Lucky Jackpot Drawing for a chance to win up to $10,000 or other prizes. Drawings are from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Mountaineer Casino Resort includes Fall Fortunes Slot Tournament

On Nov. 18 at Mountaineer Casino, visitors can earn an entry into the $35,000 Holiday Knockout for every 10 tier points earned. Winners will be drawn each hour from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. to win free play. At 9 p.m., two winners will get $1,000 in free play, while one winner takes home $5,000 cash and $5,000 in free play.

On Saturdays in November, players can earn points toward prizes redeemable the next week with Mountaineer’s weekly Pay Back Bonus. Simply play with your Winners’ Zone Card to earn points on Saturdays, and redeem your prize from Monday through Thursday.

Earn another weekly reward on Thursdays with Player’s Choice from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Accumulate 35 tier points to qualify for your choice of $10 free play or a $10 food voucher from the Winners’ Zone kiosk.

Mountaineer’s Fall Fortunes Slot Tournament goes down on Sunday, Nov. 12. Earn 20 tier points for an entry, beginning at 10 a.m. Print your voucher at noon and redeem it at the slot tournament area for a chance to win up to $1,000 in free play. Winners’ Zone members can earn up to three entries.

Wheeling Island Casino features $25,000 Beat The Dealer this month

Who doesn’t love the nostalgic excitement of a claw game? Wheeling Island’s Aristocrat Lounge Claw Game is open on Thursdays, including Nov. 9, 16 and 30, from 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Earn 100 base points to qualify and print a voucher by 7:45 p.m. Play up to three times each week for a chance to win up to $500 in free play.

On Fridays, winners will be picked from the drum every hour from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. to take part in the $25,000 Beat The Dealer game. Earn entries by playing table games and hitting a qualifying hand. Five winners every hour can try to beat the dealer in 11 hands of blackjack to win $25,000. Every player will win something.

Military members and veterans can enjoy free food and free play on Veterans Day at Wheeling Island. On Nov. 11, from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m., show a Military ID at the Lucky North Club and get $10 in free play. You can print a $10 food credit at the kiosk, as well.

A million bucks, a prize wheel and a car make up the $1,000,000 Holiday Super 6 at Wheeling Island. Bring your mailed postcard with your game piece to play on Saturdays in November and December at 6, 8, and 10 p.m. Earn 100 base points for an additional game piece.

Photo by Ron Agnir / AP
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Brian Cross contributes casino, sports betting and lottery coverage to PlayWV and PlayPennsylvania. Brian studied Journalism at the University of Cincinnati and has been a contributing writer at Cincinnati’s alt-weekly for over 10 years.

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