Fairmount Park Racetrack owners are extremely excited to announce that they have been granted approval by the Illinois Gaming Board, to take the next steps toward our Racino development.
This brings the Collinsville attraction one step closer to being the first Racino, in Southern Illinois. Fairmont Park race track employs over 600 workers at full strength. The expanded venue will offer entertainment from live horse racing, sports wagering, full casino gaming and new and exciting dining opportunities, all at one location.
Fairmount Park has been on the brink of closing several times in recent years due to competition from riverfront casinos in the area and video gaming licenses in area communities. The track’s owners would like to thank everyone who has supported them. This opportunity will allow Fairmount Park to offer many job opportunities for our Southern Illinois Communities. It also gives our Horsemen the ability to continue to do what they are passionate about and still be able to support their families.