06/28/2013 6:33PM

Oaklawn Park gets local approval to expand gaming area

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Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark., has received city approval for a 58,085 square-foot addition to its grandstand in a project scheduled to begin in May 2014.

The addition would expand the track’s gaming center, allowing for 500 player positions to be added to the existing 1,000 positions, according to documents from the city of Hot Springs. The expansion was confirmed by Jennifer Hoyt, a spokesperson for Oaklawn.