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My husband was a regular at Wheeling, probably visiting once a week for the last year, and wagers in the 2-3K range each visit. HE HAS NEVER WON ANYTHING.. NOT A CASH GIVEAWAY, NO FREE SLOT PLAY, NOT A FREE BUFFET, NOT EVEN A GAS CARD.

I visited Wheeling Island on New Years Eve, this was my 6th visit in the last few months, never did any good on the slots, so I have been playing the dogs lately.

On all three of our most recent visits, one particular guy had his name chosen for a giveaway. All three times, he won cash. Well, on New Years, they were having a another giveaway of cash with the players card, and wouldn't you know it, this SAME MAN'S NAME WAS PULLED AGAIN!!!!

After a little investigating with the staff, I was told that he is a spouse of an employee. Now I know that the cash "giveaways" are only given away to family and friends of the staff, and not real (fair/random) contests. I WILL NEVER STEP FOOT IN THAT PLACE AGAIN!!!

Wheeling Island is making fools out of all of us that think WE may have a chance at winning a cash prize, they don't exist for anyone that is not "connected".
Overall rating 
 
1.2
Slots 
 
1.0
Table Games 
 
1.0
Customer Service 
 
1.0
Player's Club 
 
1.0
Gaming Atmosphere 
 
1.0
Amenities or Hotel 
 
2.0
Food & Drink 
 
1.0
Reviewed by Candi January 02, 2010

Something fishy going on....

My husband was a regular at Wheeling, probably visiting once a week for the last year, and wagers in the 2-3K range each visit. HE HAS NEVER WON ANYTHING.. NOT A CASH GIVEAWAY, NO FREE SLOT PLAY, NOT A FREE BUFFET, NOT EVEN A GAS CARD.

I visited Wheeling Island on New Years Eve, this was my 6th visit in the last few months, never did any good on the slots, so I have been playing the dogs lately.

On all three of our most recent visits, one particular guy had his name chosen for a giveaway. All three times, he won cash. Well, on New Years, they were having a another giveaway of cash with the players card, and wouldn't you know it, this SAME MAN'S NAME WAS PULLED AGAIN!!!!

After a little investigating with the staff, I was told that he is a spouse of an employee. Now I know that the cash "giveaways" are only given away to family and friends of the staff, and not real (fair/random) contests. I WILL NEVER STEP FOOT IN THAT PLACE AGAIN!!!

Wheeling Island is making fools out of all of us that think WE may have a chance at winning a cash prize, they don't exist for anyone that is not "connected".

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