Starting next year on-site racing fans at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming in Hot Springs will be able to wager with
their smart phones when the track opens for the live season Friday, Jan. 13, 2012.
MyOaklawn will work with all i-Phones, i-Pads, Androids and Blackberrys.
When using MyOaklawn, guests can wager with their smart phones from the
paddock area, from the rail or anywhere on the track. There are no fees and no
waiting in lines to wager. Accounts last as long as a person wants them to –
for a day, for a week or all season.
Patrons will be able to sign up for MyOaklawn at the Information Booth upon
arrival at the track and can fund their accounts and collect their winnings at
designated windows throughout the
facility. In order to wager using a smart phone, mobile devices will need to be
set to Oaklawn’s free wi-fi internet service and patrons will automatically be
directed to the site.
“Oaklawn is fortunate to enjoy large crowds, especially on weekends and this
service will help fans avoid long lines at the windows,” said Assistant General
Manager of Racing David Longinotti. “It doesn’t matter if they are sitting in one of our
restaurants or standing along the rail, all they will need to place wager is a
The 2012 Live Meet season at Oaklawn runs Friday, Jan. 13 – Saturday, April 14. Racing
is conducted Thursdays – Sundays with two holiday Monday cards (Jan. 16 and Feb.
20) and one Wednesday card (April 11). For more information, visit