Located in Love County, just an hour and a half north of Dallas and two hours south of Oklahoma City, Thackerville is a charming town with a population of 400.
Although a small community, Thackerville is home to the largest casino resort in the entire world - WinStar World Casino & Resort. The town also offers the perfect escape for travelers looking to whisk away to a secluded hideaway surrounded by rolling hills, rippling waters and a rich natural backdrop.
What to Do
WinStar World Casino and Resort boasts the world's largest collection of electronic games with over 8,500 of the best electronic games available, nearly 100 table games, a 55-table poker room and even a bingo hall if that is more to your liking. Whether you come with a group or with that special someone, much more than your gaming needs will be fulfilled at WinStar World Casino and Resort!
WinStar Golf Club has two championship 18-hole courses designed by D.A. Weibring and Steve Wolfard Golf Design. The state-of-the-art courses offer the option of playing 4,900 to 7,000 yards. Experienced professionals are available at the WinStar Golf Academy for one-on-one instruction to help perfect your game.
Border Casino, conveniently located off Exit 1 of I-35 near the Oklahoma/Texas border in Thackerville, Oklahoma may not be the biggest casino in Oklahoma. Still, it has plenty to offer with more than 2,300 electronic games, including trendy e-games available at the bar and the classics you have grown to love. Monthly drink specials, Nathan’s famous hot dogs and thousands of dollars awarded in jackpots are all reasons to play at Border Casino.
Where to Eat
WinStar World Casino and Resort has an over-the-top culinary scene with more than 20 restaurants and 12 bars ranging from casual to upscale. Fine dining options include the romantic Kirby's Prime Steakhouse and fine foods at Mickey Mantle's, both located between the hotel towers and the casino floor. Can't decide what you would like to eat? The Gran Via Buffet serves all of your favorites: Italian, Mexican, Asian, salads, homestyle and desserts! Casual dining options abound throughout the casino property with options such as Neon Pig, Unión Mesa Restaurant & Cantina, Chips N' Ales, Dallas Cowboys Bar & Grill, Matador's Pizzeria and so many more. There are several cafés and quick bite options too. Eat your heart out at WinStar World Casino and Resort.
Where to Stay
WinStar World Casino Hotel offers a 3-tower hotel conveniently connected to the casino and features 1,399 pristine guest rooms and suites appointed with ultra-modern, state-of-the-art amenities and contemporary comforts. From gourmet eateries and charming gift shops to posh bar and lounge areas, groups can enjoy a myriad of entertainment opportunities all in one place. Hotel check-in is at 4:00 PM and check-out is 11:00 AM. Call 866-946-7787 or book online today.
The River of Love Cabins is another great option. These rustic cabins are just one mile from the Red River and 20 minutes from Lake Murray State Park. Each one of the five cabins is equipped with appliances, a private hot tub, wraparound porches and more. They offer massages and romantic packages for guests. It's a secluded escape to rest, relax, and renew.