South Florida’s Hialeah Park is betting on its new casino to bring back business to the historic racetrack, once known as “the world’s most beautiful race course.”
The newest casino vessel that calls PortMiami home has received a green light from the U.S. Coast Guard after several weeks of delays.
The new high speed ship, which boasts the service of taking gamblers to the Bahamian island of Bimini and back in one day, has already hit rough waters.
When you take into account casinos operated by the Seminole and Miccosukee tribes, the numerous pari-mutuel facilities, day-cruise and cruise ships who call the state their home port, Florida is considered one of the nation’s top spots for gamblers.
The newest casino vessel that calls PortMiami home is scheduled to be christened Friday morning.
There’s a new addition to the fleet of vessels that call Port Miami home. The Bimini SuperFast is currently docked at Terminal F until it’s new home on the other side of the port is ready later this year.
Genting Americas, the Malaysian casino giant that was at the forefront of a failed push to expand gambling in Florida last year, is proceeding with plans to eventually demolish the historic Miami Herald building on the bank of Biscayne Bay.
There are new plans in place for the bay-front site where the Miami Herald building now stands.
A new casino sporting 1,000 slot machines apparently was not enough to keep Miami Jai-Alai from succumbing to its financial struggles.
Gulfstream Park reopened its doors Friday nearly two weeks after a 13-thousand gallon aquarium on the second floor sprang a leak.