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Black Friday 2017

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Canterbury Park on Black Friday

Don’t give in to the stress of holiday shopping on Black Friday.

Come to Canterbury Park for fun and games… and a chance to win the season’s hottest gifts!

From building-wide giveaways to poker, from simulcast racing to casino games, guests have plenty of reasons to visit on Nov. 24.

Looking for something different to do with friends and family who are gathering over the holiday weekend? Black Friday is a great opportunity to Come Play!

Let’s run down the top 10 reasons to hit Canterbury Park on Black Friday.

1. Get Out With Family and Friends

Black Friday is one of the biggest days of the year at Canterbury Park! This is your chance to get out of the house for fun and games!

People are ready to play, whether at the poker tables or in the Casino, where we’re dealing action 24-7.

You can also check out the Racebook for simulcast horseracing from across the country.

2. Win Tech Toys

Just because you’re skipping out on mall madness during Black Friday doesn’t mean you can’t come home with awesome tech gadgets for yourself or a Christmas present.

In the Casino from noon to 5:30 p.m., we’re giving away prizes every half hour! Eight winners every 30 minutes will get to pick their prize for the Black Friday board, for a total of nearly 100 winners that day!

Make sure to bring your MVP Rewards Card and you could score an Apple Watch, Google Home, iPad or even a big screen TV.

3. Poker Party

You will be able to find tons action at the poker tables, from Survival games (the closest thing to a No-Limit Hold’em cash game in Minnesota) to our special Black Friday tournament starting at 9:30 a.m. Remember to get here early to reserve a seat!

4. Place Your Bets Early on the Derby

You can get in on the first pool of Kentucky Derby Future Wagers during Black Friday!

Lock in your odds for the year’s biggest horserace.

Get a taste of the action early as we move toward Derby Day and Canterbury Park’s Opening Weekend, when we will have live racing May 4-5, 2018!

5. No Black Friday Battles

We’ve all seen the videos of people losing their minds during Black Friday sale scrums.

Skip all that and enjoy yourself at Canterbury Park! Everyone is here to have a good time during the holiday break. Don’t break your back shopping, Come Play!

You might even pad your pockets with some extra cash!

6. Free Stuff

Again? Yes, again!

In addition to giveaways in the Casino, we will be drawing for prizes in the Racebook!

There will be four winners every half hour from noon to 5:30 p.m., and the items are again among the season’s coolest gifts, including an Kindle Fire, Keurig and yet another big screen TV!

Simply swipe your MVP Rewards Card in the Racebook to enter. If you are sticking around all day for the drawings, be sure to swipe your card again after 3 p.m.

7. Happy Hour

If you haven’t heard, Happy Hour at Canterbury Park is now five days a week, including Black Friday.

We will have drink specials in both the Racebook and Casino, so you can relax with friends and family and save a few bucks at the same time.

Happy Hour starts at 4 p.m., just in time to get you through the last few drawings of the day!

8. Get In The Money

As you’re hoping to hear your name called for a giveaway in the Racebook, take a gander at the simulcast action.

We have races from across the country that you can wager on, as well as our “In The Money” handicapping contest.

One other note for horseplayers: The Clark Handicap is set for Nov. 24 at Churchill Downs.

9. Baby It’s Cold Outside

Don’t wait in line outside, come in from the late-November chill to the warm and friendly confines of Canterbury Park!

We’ll have chili and lattes waiting for you.

Hopefully, you won’t have any cold streaks at the tables and the action heats up!

10. New Player Bonus

If you’re new to the Casino at Canterbury Park, you qualify for a $50 bonus just by being a new player and signing up for an MVP Rewards Card.

Ask any information booth for more details when you sign up!

Come Play!