Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack

777 Harrah’s Blvd, Chester, PA | 800-480-8020 | Casino Website

There are about 80 table games and 2,000 slots at Harrah’s Philadelphia. There is a separate salon for baccarat, $50 blackjack and high limit slots. There is also a sportsbook, racetrack and poker room. There are six restaurants on the property. 

Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino

The table game pit is in the center of the casino. There are two high limit salon pits. One deals baccarat. The other is home to high limit blackjack tables. High limit slots are next to this. A sportsbook and stadium gaming are on the far end of the casino. There is a video poker area where most of these types of machines are found. 

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Harrah’s Philadelphia table games

Harrah’s uses six and eight decks for blackjack. All high limit games use six decks. The others are a mix. Spanish 21 uses eight decks. The dealer stands on all 17’s at Harrah’s Philadelphia blackjack tables. Surrender is offered. Pairs may be split into three hands, except aces, which may only be split one time. 

The limits below are what we think players will find during slower hours. Minimum bets may go up during busier hours and down during slow periods.

  • 00 roulette: $15
  • Asia Poker: $25
  • Baccarat: $25
  • Blackjack (six or eight decks): $15 or $20
  • Blackjack (six decks): $50
  • Craps – 10x odds: $15
  • Criss Cross Poker: $10
  • Four Card Poker: $10
  • High Card Flush: $10
  • Let it Ride: $10
  • Mississippi Stud: $10
  • Pai gow poker (no commission and Fortune): $25
  • Spanish 21: $15
  • Three Card Poker: $10
  • Ultimate Texas Hold’em: $10

Harrah’s Philadelphia video poker

Our top picks are at $5 and higher in the high limit slot section. The games are 9/5 Double Double Bonus and 9/6/5 Double Bonus. Some machines in the video poker section have $1 and $2 8/6 Jacks or Better. Quick Quads has 7/5 Bonus Poker. Denominations start at nickel and run up to dollar for video poker variants that include Ultimate X, Quick Quads, Super Times Pay and Spin Poker.

Harrah’s Philadelphia players club

The Caesars Rewards players club is used at Harrah’s Philadelphia. It is the same used at all Caesars Entertainment properties in the United States. Players that earn credits at slot machines, video poker and table games may receive offers for vacations in other casino markets, like Las Vegas and Atlantic City. Read more in our Caesars Rewards review.

Harrah’s Philadelphia poker room

The Harrah’s Philadelphia poker room remains temporarily closed. It seems unlikely that it will reopen. Find open Pennsylvania poker rooms.

Harrah’s Philadelphia sportsbook

The Caesars sportsbook is open at 10am Monday through Friday and 9am on weekends. It closes at midnight Sunday through Thursday and 1am on weekend nights. Caesars Sports at Harrah’s Philadelphia offers six ticket writing counters, 16 sports betting kiosks and over 45 televisions. Read more about Pennsylvania sportsbooks.

Harrah’s Philadelphia racetrack

Harrah’s Philadelphia hosts live harness races. The racing schedule runs from April through December. Standard race days are Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with post times of 12:40pm Sunday and 12:25pm Wednesday through Friday. Guests under 18 years of age are welcome in the Grandstand area up to an hour before live racing until an hour after the last live race.

The 2022 racing season at Harrah’s Philadelphia begins Sunday, April 3. Simulcast horse racing runs daily, except Christmas Day, from noon until midnight.

Dining and drinks at Harrah’s Philadelphia

There are six restaurants and four bars at Harrah’s Philadelphia.

  • The Market – Quick bite options. Located on the casino floor. Guests must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Mien Noodles – Classic Asian cuisine and Asian Fusion. Located on the casino floor near the high limit tables. Guests must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Philly Tap & Tavern – Burgers, sandwiches and larger entrees. Located with views of the racetrack, large flat screen TVs and the Delaware River. Guests must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Quick Bites Court – Quick bite options. Near the Grandstand on the second floor racing level.
    • Philly Steak Shack
    • Kickin’ Chicken – Buttermilk fried chicken.
    • Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack’s dining option details and hours

Located in the center of the casino, C-Bar has views of the casino floor, TVs and bar-top video poker. Drink service is available Sunday noon until 2am and 11am until 2am Monday through Saturday.

Beer Garden on the Patio is open seasonally with sights of the racetrack and the Delaware River. The patio serves craft beer and cocktails. Located on The Patio at The Grandstand with Giant Jenga and patio games. The Copper Mug offers a wide selection of beers. Located on the racing level, the bar’s televisions feature simulcast action. 

The Laurel Lounge is available to Diamond Plus, Diamond Elite and Seven Stars members. The lounge has discounted cocktails and light fare. Guests can enjoy a view of the river or a game on the big screen TVs. The lounge is open Thursday 4pm until 8pm and 6pm until 10pm Friday and Saturday. 

Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack FAQ

Is Harrah’s Philadelphia open 24 hours a day?

Yes. It is open 24 hours a day.

What is the minimum betting age at Harrah’s Philadelphia?

Casino and poker players must be 21 years of age or older. Horse bettors must be 18 years of age or older.

Is smoking allowed at Harrah’s Philadelphia?

Smoking is normally allowed in half the casino floor. However, smoking is temporarily prohibited at Harrah’s Philadelphia. Guests may smoke on the 2nd floor outdoor patio.

What table games are available at Harrah’s Philadelphia?

Asia Poker, baccarat, blackjack, craps, Criss Cross Poker, Four Card Poker, High Card Flush, Let it Ride, Mississippi Stud, pai gow poker, roulette, Spanish 21, Three Card Poker and Ultimate Texas Hold’em.

Is there a poker room at Harrah’s Philadelphia?

Yes. It is currently closed due to the pandemic.

Is there a sportsbook at Harrah’s Philadelphia?

Yes. There is a Caesars Sportsbook at Harrah’s Philadelphia.

Is mobile sports betting available through Harrah’s Philadelphia?

Yes. It is available through the Caesars Sportsbook app.

Are online casino games available through Harrah’s Philadelphia?

Yes. Online casino games are on Caesars Casino & Sportsbook.

Is there a racetrack at Harrah’s Philadelphia?

Yes. There is a 5/8 mile harness racetrack.

When is there live racing at Harrah’s Philadelphia?

Standard races days are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (post times 12:25pm) and Sunday (post time 12:40pm) from April through December.

When does the 2022 racing season start at Harrah’s Philadelphia?

The 2022 racing season starts Sunday, April 3 and runs through December 24.

Are minors allowed at the racetrack at Harrah’s Philadelphia?

Yes. Guests under 18 years of age are welcome in the Grandstand area up to an hour before live racing until an hour after the last live race.

Can minors dine at Harrah’s Philadelphia?

Guests under 21 years of age are permitted to eat at the Quick Bites Food Court located in the Grandstands.

Is there a hotel at Harrah’s Philadelphia?

No. There is no hotel.

Last updated: March 9, 2022

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