Who We Are

Chicago’s Hometown Track. The oldest sporting venue in Illinois for the oldest sport in America. A fourth generation family-owned business. The largest network of off-track betting bars in Chicagoland. The longest running gaming company in Illinois history. Come bet with us!
  • 16 Off-track Betting Bars
  • 4 PointsBet Sportsbooks
  • Live Thoroughbred & Harness Racing
  • The best sports bars in the Chicagoland suburbs

Upcoming Events

  • Thanksgiving Contest
    Live wager, real money, NHC qualifiers
    Date: November 27, 2022 @ 11:00 am
  • 12 Days of December Sweepstakes
    12 Chances to win $1,200 in Free Wagers.
    And a $12,000 CASH Grand Prize Drawing on January 1st!
    Starts: December 2, 2022 @ 12:00 pm
    Ends: December 4, 2022
  • $25,000 Late Pick 4
    Guaranteed pool for the last 4 races on Hawthorne's card every Friday
    Date: December 2, 2022 @ 2:00 pm

Tips & Picks

Featured Betting Bars

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A Word From the Patrons

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