Newly Re-Vamped Southland Park Opens to Public This Weekend

NOVEMBER 17, 2006 - Posted at 3:41 p.m. CST

WEST MEMPHIS, AR - Video gaming will officially begin Saturday in West Memphis at the newly re-vamped Southland Gaming and Racing Park.

The park, which recently underwent a $40 million facelift, will hold a grand opening tomorrow.  The track features nearly 800 electronic games, including video poker and blackjack.

Southland held a private grand opening approximately two weeks ago.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)