Study: Oaklawn, Southland Racetracks' Impact on Arkansas Economy Near $900 Million by Luke Jones Posted 6/2/2014 12:00 am Updated 2 years ago Arkansas' two racing and gambling venues, Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs and Southland Park in West Memphis, contributed almost $900 million to the state's economy in 2012, or so a new study concludes. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.