Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

If you do not see the answer to your question, please contact info@oceandowns.com and we hope to provide you an answer! Thank you for your interest in Ocean Downs.

Can I smoke in the gaming facility?

No, In accordance with Maryland State Law, Ocean Downs Casino is a non-smoking facility. We do offer designated smoking areas, along with a Smoking Atrium in the casino.

Do you have a Poker Room?

No, at this time we do not have a Poker Room on site. See the “Table Games” tab for more information on the table games we offer.

Do you have Casino Gift Cards?

At this time we do not have casino gift cards to be used as credit.

Does the casino have a hotel?

We do not have our own property hotel currently, but you can find our partnering hotels in the “Hotels” tab. We also have a shuttle bus that runs year round from select hotels.

Does the casino have live games and video poker?

Yes, we now have both video poker and 10 brand new table games. See our “Table Games” tab for more information.

How do I bet on the horses?

We have detailed descriptions and how to’s on our racing tab.

How far is the casino from Ocean City, MD?

The Casino is located about 3 miles from the Tanger Outlets Ocean City, MD and about 5 miles from the Ocean City Broadwalk.

How old do you have to be to bet on the horses?

You must be 18 or older with valid ID to bet on the horses.

How old do you have to be to enter the casino?

You must be 21 or older with a valid ID to enter the casino.

Is there an admission fee for racing/simulcast?

It is free entry to both racing and simulcast.

When is the live racing season?

We have live racing from June- September every year. Our schedule will be posted on the “Racing” tab.