Parx Casino and Racetrack in Bensalem

2999 Street Rd, Bensalem, PA | 888-588-7279 | Parx Casino Bensalem

Parx Casino is located in Bensalem, PA. It is north of Philadelphia. The property includes about 3,000 slot machines and 140 live table games. There is a poker room and racetrack at Parx. There are seven restaurants. There is no hotel at Parx Casino. There are local lodging partnerships.

Parx Casino Shippensburg opened on Friday, February 3, 2023. The mini-casino location hosts 500 slot machines, electronic table games, sports betting kiosks, and a sports bar restaurant.

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Parx Casino

Parx offers a massive selection of table games, slots, and video poker. The table games are towards the center of the casino floor. It includes a high limit salon. 

A large section of the floor is dedicated entirely to video poker. This area includes one of the largest selections of video poker variants in Pennsylvania. 

Table games

There are three different types of blackjack at Parx Casino. It all starts at $10. Players may choose between Spanish 21, six-deck, or eight-deck blackjack. All Parx blackjack stands on soft 17 and pays 3:2. The standard games permit surrender and pairs, except aces, to be re-split one time. There is also 3:2 Down Under Blackjack. 

The limits below are based on what we expect players to find at table games most hours of the day. Limits may be higher or lower based on business levels.

There is stadium and video roulette. The stadium is double zero and starts at $5. Video roulette starts at $1 and has single and double zero. 

Video poker

Parx has one of the largest video poker selections of all Pennsylvania casinos. The long list of variants includes Hot Roll Poker, Split Card, Super Times Pay, Double Super Times Pay, Spin Poker, Six Card Super Draw, Super Triple Play, Ultimate X, Ultimate X Spin Poker, 3/5/10 play, Fives Aces, Trade Up Poker and Bonus Hand Triple Play. 

Denominations for variants tend to be nickel, dime, and quarter. For standard games, it is quarter, half-dollar, and dollar with a few higher limit games. Pay tables improve one unit at the dollar denomination. Our top pick is 9/6 Double Double Bonus Poker on Hot Roll. 

Xclub players club

Xclub is the players club at Parx Casino. Players may convert 1,000 points into $10 in comps or Xplay.

The bottom tier of Xclub is Players. At 1,000 points, Premium is achieved. This gives players top-shelf alcohol, a 20% discount at select restaurants and line passes at the cashier and valet. The Elite tier is reached at 7,500 points. This gives players other priority line passes and a 30% select restaurant discount. The top tier is Elite Royal. This includes special invites and an annual dinner for four at Parxgrill. It is obtainable by invitation only after reaching 40,000 points.

Parx poker room

There are 48 tables in the Parx poker room, including three in a VIP area. Texas Hold’em, Omaha, and mixed games are dealt. All action is cash. There are no tournaments. Nine players are seated per table. Read more about the Parx poker room here

Parx sportsbook

The sportsbook opens at noon daily. It closes at 10pm Sunday through Thursday and 11pm on weekend nights. Bets may be made at the window, on kiosks, or on the Parx app. New Parx mobile sports bettors receive a bonus offer. Read more in our Pennsylvania sportsbook section.

Parx East racetrack

Parx Racing hosts thoroughbred horse races at Parx East. It is adjacent, but not connected, to the Parx Casino. It is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am until 8pm and 11am until 10pm Friday and Saturday.

Standard race days are Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. A few Saturday races will also be held during the 2023 racing season. Post times vary throughout the year.

  • January and February: 11:55am
  • March through October: 12:55pm
  • November and December: 12:25pm
  • June 10 & September 23: 12:05pm

Dining and drinks at Parx Casino

Seven dining options are available at Parx Casino.

  • Bambu – Upscale Asian cuisine.
  • Burgervana – Burgers, beef hot dogs, and milkshakes.
  • Chickie’s & Pete’s – Crab house and sports bar.
  • Foodies – Quick bites. Soup, wings, tenders, salads, snacks, and pizza by the slice. Located off the casino floor.
  • Liberty Bell Gastropub – Rotisserie and pub fare. 33-seat bar with 28 craft beers on tap. Fourteen TVs and a video wall.
  • Parx Grill – Upscale steakhouse. Private dining room for larger groups.
  • Paddock Grill – View of the racetrack. Table service and grab-and-go menus are available. On the first floor of Parx East.
Dining options at Parx Casino Bensalem
Sunday Bambu: noon-2am
Burgervana: noon-10pm
Chickie’s & Pete’s: 10am-midnight
Foodies: 24 hours
Liberty Bell Gastropub: 4-10pm
Parx Grill: 4-9pm
& Tuesday
Bambu: noon-2am
Burgervana: noon-10pm
Chickie’s & Pete’s: 11am-midnight
Foodies: 24 hours
& Thursday
Bambu: noon-2am
Burgervana: noon-10pm
Chickie’s & Pete’s: 11am-midnight
Foodies: 24 hours
Liberty Bell Gastropub: 5-10pm
Parx Grill: 5-10pm
FridayBambu: noon-2am
Burgervana: noon-midnight
Chickie’s & Pete’s: 11am-1am
Foodies: 24 hours
Liberty Bell Gastropub: 5pm-midnight
Parx Grill: 5-11pm
SaturdayBambu: noon-2am
Burgervana: noon-midnight
Chickie’s & Pete’s: 10am-1am
Foodies: 24 hours
Liberty Bell Gastropub: 5pm-midnight
Parx Grill: 5-11pm
Dining options at Parx Casino Bensalem. Last updated 8/16/2023

There are three bars at Parx Casino. Liberty Bell Beer Garden has unique outdoor/indoor open-air seating. Drinks include specialty cocktails and 24 rotating craft beers. Food is available from the Liberty Bell Gastropub menu. Drink service begins at 5pm Thursday through Saturday and 4pm on Sunday.

Xlounge features a video poker bar, lounge area, cocktails, wine flights, and craft beer. Drink service starts at 6pm Friday and Saturday and 2 hours before Xcite Center shows Sunday through Thursday. Jax is a sports bar with 20 video poker terminals. Located on the casino floor with TVs playing sporting events. Serving drinks Monday through Saturday from 9am until 2am and 11am until 2am Sunday.

Hotel partners

Parx Casino does not have a hotel. The following are partner hotels:

  • Courtyard Marriott – Bensalem
  • Extended Stay America – Philadelphia – Bensalem
  • The Inn at Fox Chase – Bensalem
  • Radisson Hotel – Northeast Philadelphia

Parx Casino Bensalem FAQ

Is Parx Casino Bensalem open 24 hours a day?

Yes. Parx Casino Bensalem is open 24 hours a day.

What is the minimum betting age at Parx Casino Bensalem?

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 Parx Casino Bensalem?

No. Smoking is not permitted inside Parx Casino Bensalem. A heated covered patio is available off the casino floor.

What table games are available at Parx Casino Bensalem?

Asia Poker, baccarat, big wheel, blackjack, Cajun Stud, Casino War, craps, Criss Cross Poker, Four Card Poker, Heads Up Hold’em, High Card Flush, Let it Ride, Mississippi Stud, pai gow poker, pai gow tiles, roulette, Spanish 21, Three Card Poker, Three Card Prime and Ultimate Texas Hold’em.

Is there a poker room at Parx Casino Bensalem?

Yes. There is a 48-table poker room at Parx Casino Bensalem.

Is there a sportsbook at Parx Casino Bensalem?

Yes. There is a sportsbook at Parx Casino Bensalem.

Is mobile sports betting available through Parx Casino Bensalem?

Yes. It is available through the Parx Sportsbook app.

Are online casino games available through Parx Casino Bensalem?

Yes. The Parx Casino app offers online casino games.

Is there a racetrack at Parx Casino Bensalem?

Yes. There is a one-mile thoroughbred racetrack at the adjacent Parx East.

When is there live racing at Parx Casino Bensalem?

Live races are run year-round. Monday through Wednesday are standard race days.

Is there a hotel at Parx Casino Bensalem?

No. However, there are local partner hotels with discounts available.

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Last Updated on August 16, 2023 by John Mehaffey