Finger Lakes Gaming & Casino

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack is a 44,000-square-foot casino and racetrack located in Farmington, New York. The establishment is in the western part of the Empire State, in the beautiful Finger Lakes region, hence its name. It is located about 25 miles from Rochester, and you can easily reach it via the New York State Thruway from either direction.

This New York casino is home to 1,100 premium gambling machines and a one-mile racetrack for top thoroughbred racing from April to December. Live betting is available for about 160 days per year, while simulcast wagering on thoroughbred and harness racing is a yearlong activity.

Since it is primarily a racino, there are no table or poker games at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack. However, the casino floor is home to penny and high-limit slots and video poker machines.

The hospitality company Delaware North owns and operates Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack. The casino is open daily from 8 a.m. to 4 a.m. to all patrons 18 and older.

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack details

  • Name: Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
  • Address: 5857 NY 96, Farmington, NY 14425
  • Phone number: 585-924-3232
  • Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 4 a.m. daily
  • Games available: 1,100 slots and video poker machines, plus live racing

Finger Lakes casino games & facilities

Finger Lakes Gaming & RacetrackDetails
Slots1,100
BlackjackN/A
Poker TablesN/A
SportsbookLive racing
KenoN/A
Free PlayAvailable via the Lucky North Club rewards program and social casino gaming via Lucky North Casino
Comp ProgramLucky North Club
SmokingNo smoking anywhere inside the casino
Restaurant(s)
Bar(s)Sevens Bar
HotelNo accommodations on site

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack slot machines

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack offers 1,100 slot machine games and video poker machines. Similar to other New York casinos, players can find progressive jackpots, penny slots, and machines with multiple denominations.

According to the New York State Gaming Commission, in the fiscal year of 2021-22, the casino paid out close to $1.5 billion in net winnings. Compared to the amount people wagered, this sum puts the average return-to-player rate of all gambling machines at 92.11%. Games come from industry giants like IGT, SG Gaming, Aristocrat, WMS, and others.

The star-studded lineup of slots includes branded titles like Willy Wonka, Titanic, and many others. Cabinets that host Lock It Link slots, Quick Hit Platinum, Ultimate Fire Link, and other progressive jackpot slots dominate the floor. Bally’s Copper Cash and Copper Dropper are penny machines frequently featured on the jackpot winners list, together with Celestial King, which recently paid close to $276,000 to one winner.

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack table games

As a racino with a Class II license, Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack cannot host any table games. There also aren’t any electronic or automated table games, so no blackjack, roulette, or baccarat action is available.

Does Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack offer a poker/card room?

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack in Farmington, NY, does not have a poker room. The closest the racino gets to poker is its video poker machines.

Does Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack offer a sportsbook?

There isn’t a full-fledged retail sportsbook on the premises. However, live and simulcast horse betting is available. Live races take place from April to November, and on live race days, wagering starts at 11:30 a.m. Post times for most of the 160-day season are 1:10 p.m., except in November when they begin at 12:15 p.m.

Self-service wagering terminals and pari-mutuel tellers will also be available on days when there are no live races. You can also watch the races and bet online at FingerLakesBonusBets.com.

Lucky North Club rewards program

As a part of the Delaware North Group, Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack offers the Lucky North Club, a tier-structured rewards program available to all patrons.

All members will have a loyalty card. To earn tier and loyalty credits, you need to insert your card into the machine every time you play. The more you play, the faster you accumulate the points and advance to a higher tier level. Members can claim various perks, such as free meals and play, valet parking, hotel stays, and various discounts. Here are the rewards program tiers and thresholds:

  • Ruby: Free to join
  • Emerald: 500 to 2,499 points
  • Sapphire: 2,500 to 9,999 points
  • Diamond: 10,000 to 19,999 points
  • Black Diamond: 20,000+

Besides accumulating loyalty points to move up the tiers, you can redeem them for free play, purchases at dining outlets, and more.

How do you earn points at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack?

You can accrue points for the Lucky North Club by playing games at Finger Lakes Gaming. Ten dollars in wagers will get you one loyalty point. A $4 wager on live racing gets you two points, while the same wager on simulcast wagering is worth one point.

Once you have accumulated 100 points, you can redeem them for $1 in free play or most other perks, or $2 if you use them as food or beverage redemptions.

Can you get free play at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack?

You can get free play at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack in several ways. First is via the Lucky North Club rewards program, where you can exchange 100 loyalty points for $1 in free play. Another option is through the Lucky North online social casino, where you can play hundreds of slots and casino table games for free.

Lucky North’s social casino is also available via app for iOS and Android devices in their respective app stores. You will get 30,000 in free play credits when you register. Note that the Lucky North online casino does not offer real money gambling, however.

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack history and current owners

Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack is a premier thoroughbred racing facility with 450 acres of space that is home to over 1,200 horses housed in 21 barns. The first race was in 1962, with Pure Village taking the first win.

After decades of racing, Fingers Lakes added gambling machines in 2004 to diversify its wagering options. A $10.5 million renovation included the installation of hundreds of machines, and the current total is a little over 1,100.

Delaware North, a hospitality and gambling company with venues across the state and country, owns and operates the facility.

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FAQs

Delaware North owns and operates the racino.

No, they aren’t. For drinks, you’ll need to visit some of the bars at the facility.

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack requires all guests to be 18 or older.

Smoking or vaping is strictly prohibited at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack.

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack has several restaurants and bars, including Sevens Bar, The Platinum Grille, and Remedy Bar.

More than 1,100 slot machines and other video gambling terminals.

To get a win/loss statement from Finger Lakes Gaming, you need to fill out a win/loss statement form. Then, within five business days, the racino will process your request and provide you with the data.

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