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Winner of the Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day Package

Congratulations to Della and Tony Derollo. They won the trip for two to see the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day at Billy the Kid Casino. The drawing was held at halftime of the Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings Game on November 10. The Derollos won two tickets to watch the Dallas Cowboys play on Thanksgiving […]

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Billy the Kid Casino to Give Away Thanksgiving Tickets to Dallas Cowboys Game on Sunday Night

Fans of the Dallas Cowboys should be at Billy the Kid Casino this Sunday night for a chance to win tickets to the Thanksgiving day game between the Dallas Cowboys and Buffalo Bills. The tickets will be given away at halftime of Sunday night’s Cowboys game versus the Minnesota Vikings (approximately 7:30 PM). The prize […]

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Winner of the CAN-AM ATV Giveaway at Billy the Kid Casino

Congratulations to Marshall Peebles of Alto, New Mexico winner of Billy’s Spook-tacular ATV Giveaway at Billy the Kid Casino! He was the winner of a 2019 CAN-AM ATV on Halloween. Start playing to win our next giveaway, Billy’s Dallas Cowboy Retreat! Watch the Dallas Cowboys play on Thanksgiving Day, includes game day tickets, flight and […]

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Live Entertainment Every Weekend at Billy’s Sports Bar

Live music at Billy’s Sports Bar and Grill at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. NO COVER. Grab a green chile cheeseburger for $6.95 on Fridays or our prime rib or ribeye steak special for $14.95 on Saturday night. Upcoming acts Jan 10    Bonfire Jan 11    Home Grown Boyz Jan 17   TBA Jan 18    […]

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Billy the Kid Casino Gives Away ATV on Halloween

Billy the Kid Casino will be giving away a Can AM ATV as part of a special Halloween party to be held on Thursday night, October 31 at 9 p.m. Patrons who play the slot machines and earn points on their rewards club card are eligible to exchange points for drawing tickets. There are also […]

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30th Annual Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium Begins on October 10

The 30th annual Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium, Lincoln County’s hugely popular western swing and cowboy music festival, comes to Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino on October 10-13 with an entertaining array of western-themed activities. Daytime general admission tickets to the Cowboy Symposium are $20 and general admission to the evening concerts are $60. They […]

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New Mexico State Chili Championship and “Show and Shine” Part of Aspenfest Weekend on Oct 5 at Ruidoso Downs

The 40th annual New Mexico State Open Chili Championship returns to Ruidoso Downs Race Track October 5. The public is invited to sample and participate in the “People’s Choice Award” for the best-tasting chili from approximately 40 teams of chili cooks attempting to become the state championship team that represents New Mexico in national competition […]

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Ruidoso Downs Race Track Welcomes 50th Annual Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally

Ruidoso Downs Race Track welcomes thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts for the 50th annual Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally starting on Wednesday, September 18 and running through Sunday, September 22. The annual motorcycle rally is considered one of the largest in the region. It features top national motorcycle vendors including, Barnett Harley Davidson of El Paso, Texas; […]

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Holloman, Kirtland, Cannon Air Force Athletic Teams To Compete in “Battle of the Bases”

A team of athletes representing all three of New Mexico’s Air Force bases — Holloman, Kirtland and Cannon Air Force bases — will appear at Ruidoso Downs Race Track on Saturday, August 10th in the first “Battle of the Bases” competition. “We’re looking forward to hosting the competition on the race track,” Ruidoso Downs’ president […]

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Dr Pepper Handicapping Challenge At Ruidoso Downs on Sunday

Handicappers take center stage once again on Sunday when Ruidoso Downs Race Track presents the second “Dr Pepper Handicapping Challenge” of the season. First post is 1 p.m. with free parking and general admission. “We had a tremendous response to the first handicapping contest, so we’re going to have another event using the same rules,” […]

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