I am usually a fan of heading to Atlantic City, NJ when I decide to go to a casino. On the day of the Kentucky Derby, I decided to head to the Philadelphia Park Casino. The Philadelphia Park Casino is located on Street Rd. outside of Philadelphia, Pa. The casino was added on to the already in existence racetrack, when the township of Bensalem voted to allow gambling there. According to people I had spoken with the Philadelphia Park Casino has been a bustling alternative to Atlantic City since the day it opened.
When I arrived at Philadelphia Park Casino, the first thing I noticed was the parking lot. It was very large and packed the day I went. There is plenty of parking available, just remember to wear your walking shoes. You will have a long walk from any open parking space you may find to the door of the casino. There was one very negative thing I found about the casino parking lot. The parking lot was full of many deep potholes. With all the money Philadelphia Park Casino is bringing in at their casino, they need to invest in repaving their parking lot. I decided to use the $20 valet service, even though the parking lot is free.
Philadelphia Park Casino was very busy due to their special events for the Kentucky Derby, as well as horse races of their own. As I had entered the casino, I had wanted to sign up for Philadelphia Park Casino’s players’ club card. The lines were stretched all the way to the casino floor due to a scratch and win Philadelphia Park Casino was holding that day. I decided that instead of waiting in those ridiculous lines I would head straight to the casino floor.
The layout of Philadelphia Park Casino is two gaming floors of action. The casino does not have live table games due to local ordinances. On the second floor, they do have video blackjack and keno. Slot machines are the main attraction at Philadelphia Park Casino. On a busy day, like that of the Kentucky Derby, you will be lucky to be able to find a machine to play. Philadelphia Park Casino does not have the rule that you may not play more then one machine when the casino is busy. Many of the casinos in Atlantic City have adopted this rule with good results.
There are many food and beverage available for casino patrons at the Philadelphia Park Casino. On the first floor of the casino, they have a on the go snack bar and a bar. I really enjoyed that the casino had an on the go snack bar option. I was able to get something to eat and go right back to the casino floor with my snack. The bar was very crowded, when I was there, with all of the people trying to watch many sporting events of the day.
The second floor of Philadelphia Park casino is home to two restaurants and one more bar. The restaurants are the Buffet and the Park Grille Steak and Chop House. I did not have the chance to try these options on this visit to the casino because its easy to join agen casino online terpercaya community which has plethora of games that directly can be played via computers of laptops. The bar on the second floor of Philadelphia Park Casino is called the Circle Bar. Philadelphia Park Casino does bring in live bands to play there Friday and Saturday nights. The band, they had playing on this particular Saturday, was very good and even got the crowd up dancing.
For the close proximity to my home, I was very happy with Philadelphia Park Casino. I do plan to head there again soon. My suggestion is not to go on such a large promotional day. By doing this you will be able to enjoy all the casino has to offer.