Delta Downs Announces Winners of 11th Annual Trees of Hope Competition

VINTON, LA–A popular holiday tradition, Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel tonight announced the winners of the 11th Annual Trees of Hope, which featured 12-foot trees decorated by non-profit organizations from across southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas. Members of the public had the opportunity to visit and vote for their favorite charity.

This year, Delta Downs awarded more than $10,000 in prizes, including $5,000 for first place to St. Nicholas Center for Children; $2,500 for second place to Orange County Special Angels Rodeo; $1,000 to Autism Services of Southwest Louisiana for third place; and $200 to each of the other participating organizations, which included International Rett Syndrome Foundation, Alzheimer’s Association of Louisiana, Dreams Come True of Louisiana, NAMI – National Alliance for Mental Health, and Colors for a Cause - Louisiana.

About Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel

Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel is the premier racing and gaming entertainment venue in Vinton, La. The property features a six furlongs oval track and hosts live Thoroughbred and American Quarter Horse racing. For gaming fun, guests can enjoy a spacious casino floor with more than 1,600 of the most popular slot machines. Dining options include a delectable menu at Rosewater Grill & Tavern, where award-winning chefs prepare exceptional meals accompanied by exquisite racetrack views and a variety of delicious fare at the Triple Crown Buffet. Additional amenities include chart-topping entertainment at the Delta Event Center and free local entertainers at the Gator Lounge. Delta Downs is a Boyd Gaming property. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 29 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Boyd Gaming and Delta Downs press releases are available at