Racing Promotions Hero Shot

Racing Promotions

From April to November you can listen to the beat of the Horses featuring some of the finest races in the area. In 2009, Vernon Downs Casino Hotel was the home of The Night of Champions bringing in over 2000 people to enjoy the greatest names in racing. Combine that with a casino, daily simulcasting, gaming promotions, good food and an all suite hotel … makes Vernon Downs Casino Hotel a great place to have fun at an affordable price.

Racing Promotion: Dollar Days

Dollar Days

Fridays during live racing.
$1 Live Race Programs, $1 Hotdogs, $1 10oz. Drafts, $1 Sodas and $1 Popcorn.

Racing Promotion: Change Your Luck

Change Your Luck

Fridays during live racing
Your Non-Winning Race Ticket could win you a $30 Race Wagering Voucher!

Change Your Luck

Scheduled Promotion Dates: Every Friday when there is Live Racing

  • This is a game of chance. Guests will write their name on all non-winning wagering tickets from the previous Vernon Downs live race and drop into the official entry barrel.
  • Non-winning tickets for wagers totaling less than $1.00 will not be eligible as entries. For example, a single $0.10 superfecta ticket or single $0.50 trifecta ticket will not be eligible as an entry. A ticket must have a total wagering value of $1.00 or more.
  • Following the next race, a member of the Vernon Downs promotions department will randomly select one ticket from the entry barrel. The winner will receive a free $10 WPS wager ($30 total) to be used entirely on a horse in the next race. Guests may only win the $10 WPS wager once each night. A member of the promotions staff will escort the winner to a pari-mutuel teller to place the wager
  • For example, the first winner will be selected following Race 2 from the non-winning wagering tickets from Race 1.
  • The drawing will be repeated following Races 2-9 for a total of $240.00 in wagers.
  • Following each race, the entry barrel will be emptied to ensure that only tickets from the eligible race are entered. Tickets from races other than the previous race or from tracks other than Vernon Downs will be ineligible for the drawings. It is the responsibility of each guest to place only losing tickets in the entry barrel. Vernon Downs is not responsible for retrieving tickets out of the entry barrel that are not losing tickets.
  • Prizes can be picked up at the official promotions table.
  • Prizes not claimed within (10) minutes will result in drawing another entry out of the designated entry barrel. Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes are non-transferrable. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and present to win.
  • Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.
  • Winner must present State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.
  • Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.
  • The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.
  • Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.
  • All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.
  • Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted
  • All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner

Racing Promotion: Cash Cube

Cash Cube

September 21
Grab as much CA$H as you can in 30 seconds and win that amount in the form of a Wagering Voucher!

Cash Cube

Scheduled Promotion Dates: May 18, September 21
• Guests will submit an entry blank in the official entry barrel

• Three winners will be randomly selected to enter the Cash Cube following the designated races

• Each contestant will attempt to grab as many paper slips as possible during the allotted 30 seconds

• The Cash Cube will be filled with paper slips in the following denominations: 50-$1, 50-$2, 5-$25, 4-$50, 2-$100 and 1-$250

• Contestants must face forward in the Cash Cube at all times; wear safety goggles, catch all paper slips in the air and cannot trap the slips against the walls of the Cash Cube with hands or body. Contestants cannot reach below waist to grab paper slips and must have all paper slips in their container before the clock reaches zero or else they will not count

• All paper slips in container will be added up and the contestant will receive that amount

• Any prize money will be awarded at the end of the contest in the form of a wagering voucher. Prizes can be picked up at the Promotions Table

• Prizes not claimed within (10) minutes will result in drawing another entry out of the designated entry barrel. Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes are non-transferrable. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and present to win.

• Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.

• Winner must present State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.

• Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.

• The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.

• Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.

• All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.

• Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted

• All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner

Racing Promotion: 60 Second Wagering Spree

60 Second Wagering Spree

September 28, October 12
Place your bet on us! How many $2 EXACTA BETS can you make in 60 seconds?
Keep what you win in the form of a Wagering Voucher!

60 Second Wagering Spree

Scheduled Promotion Dates: May 11, June 29, September 28, October 12
• Guests will submit an entry blank in the official entry barrel

• Three winners will be randomly selected and assigned to participate in one of the three designated contest races

• Each contestant will have 60 seconds to make as many $2 exacta wagers on their designated race with Vernon Downs paying for the wagers and the contestant keeping any winnings

• Wagers must be made at a live teller, not a self-bet machine, and must be supervised by a member of Vernon Downs promotions staff

• Contestant must call out each wager individually and may not wager using ‘boxing,’ ‘wheeling’ or ‘keying.’ For example, wagers must be called “$2 exacta 1-2, $2 exacta 1-3, $2 exacta 5-3, etc

• Any prize money will be awarded at the end of the contest in the form of a wagering voucher

• Prizes can be picked up at the official promotions table.

• Prizes not claimed within (10) minutes will result in drawing another entry out of the designated entry barrel. Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes are non-transferrable. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and present to win.

• Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.

• Winner must present State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.

• Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.

• The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.

• Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.

• All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.

• Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted

• All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

Fall Gameboard Promotion

FALL Gameboard

Saturday, October 5, Post Time 6:10pm
Your Chance to Win up to a $250 Wagering voucher!

Gameboard

Scheduled Promotion Dates: April 27, July 4, October 5
• Guests will submit an entry blank in the official drawing barrel prior to the start of Race 5.

• After Race 5, five contestants will be randomly selected to participate

• A game board will be displayed featuring 8 game pieces attached face down on the board. Each piece will have a dollar amount ranging from $0 up to $250. Dollar amounts will be as follows: (2) $0, (2) $25, (2) $50, (1) $100, (1) $250,

• Each contestant will select a game piece off the board. One by one, they will reveal the dollar amount on their piece. Each contestant will have the option of keeping their dollar amount or exchanging their piece for another piece still attached to the game board. If they choose to exchange their piece, they will win the dollar amount on their new piece. They may only exchange their piece once

• Each promotion date, the game board will have a different theme or design but dollar amounts will be the same each date

• Any prize money will be awarded at the end of the contest in the form of a wagering voucher

• Prizes can be picked up at the official promotions table.

• In the event a contestant fails to be present at the designated promotions table within (10) minutes another entry will be drawn out of the designated entry barrel. Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes are non-transferrable. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and present to win.

• Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.

• Winner must present State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.

• Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.

• The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.

• Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.

• All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.

• Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted

• All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

Racing Promotion: And They're Off!

And They’re Off!

October 19
Your chance to win a $50 wagering voucher!

And They're Off!

Scheduled Promotion Dates: May 25, August 24, October 19
• Guests will submit an entry blank in the official entry barrel. One entry per person.

• Following Race (1), one contestant will be randomly selected and receive a $50 wagering voucher and a chance to ride in the starting gate truck for the race they placed the wager(s) on.

• The contestant must wager the entire $50 amount on the following live race at Vernon Downs. They may make as many wagers as they choose in any of the available wagering pools, but MUST wager the entire amount. The contestant keeps any pari-mutuel earnings

• A new contestant will be randomly selected to wager on Races 3-7. A contestant may only win once per day

• Any prize money will be awarded at the end of the contest in the form of a wagering voucher

• Prizes can be picked up at the official promotions table.

• . Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes not claimed within (10) minutes will result in drawing another entry out of the designated entry barrel. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and present to win.

• Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.

• Winner must present State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.

• Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.

• The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.

• Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.

• All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.

• Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted

• All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

Racing Promotion: Piece of the Purse

Piece of the Purse

October 26
Your chance to win a $100 Race Wagering Voucher!

Piece of The Purse

Scheduled Promotion Date: August 3 & October 26
• Guests will submit an entry blank in the official entry barrel

• Management will designate a race with eight horses (seven or nine-horse field if there are not any eight-horse fields)

• 8 contestants (or seven or nine) will be selected and assigned 1 of the 8 horses in the designated race

• The contestants will win based on where their horse finishes

• 1st Place: $100.00; 2nd Place: $50.00; 3rd Place: $25.00; 4th Place: $12.00; 5th Place: $5.00; 6th-8th Place: $2.00

• The winner will also be invited to have their picture taken in the winner’s circle with the winning horse and connections

• Any prize money will be awarded at the end of the contest in the form of a wagering voucher. Prizes can be picked up at the Promotions Table

• Prizes not claimed within (10) minutes will result in drawing another entry out of the designated entry barrel. Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes are non-transferrable. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and present to win.

• Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.

• Winner must present State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.

• Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.

• The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.

• Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.

• All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.

• Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted

• All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

Racing Promotion: Giveaways

Giveaways!

November 2: Stainless Steel Tumbler

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