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Hialeah Park Casino (Source: CBS4)

Hialeah Park Casino Now Open

South Florida’s Hialeah Park, once referred to as “the world’s most beautiful race course,” opened the doors of its new casino Wednesday.

08/14/2013

Hialeah Park Casino (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive Sneak-Peek Inside Hialeah Park Casino

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.”

CBS Miami–08/06/2013

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Genting’s Bimini Casino Ship Cleared For Sailing

The newest casino vessel that calls PortMiami home has received a green light from the U.S. Coast Guard after several weeks of delays.

CBS Miami–07/16/2013

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Herald: New SuperFast Gambling Boat Failed Required Inspection

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.

07/02/2013

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Florida Has Become A Top Spot For Gamblers

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.

07/02/2013

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Genting’s Bimini Casino Ship To Be Christened Friday

The newest casino vessel that calls PortMiami home is scheduled to be christened Friday morning.

CBS Miami–06/28/2013

The Bimini SuperFast docked at Port Miami. (Source: CBS4)

Genting Ship To Sail Gamblers To Bimini

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.

06/27/2013

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Former Cop Gets 15 Months In Federal Prison

Harold James went from putting criminals behind bars to sitting in the cell next to them Tuesday when he was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for protecting a sports-betting ring.

CBS Miami–04/23/2013

Gambling machine at an internet cafe.  (CBS4)

Adult Arcades Closing Around State Due To New Internet Cafe Law

The Florida Arcade Association estimates that 150 adult arcades across the state have voluntarily closed their doors since Gov. Rick Scott signed a law last week intended to close all strip-center gaming parlors.

CBS Miami–04/20/2013

Gambling machine at an internet cafe.  (CBS4)

Gov. Scott Signs Internet Cafe Bill

With little fanfare, Gov. Rick Scott has signed a bill that prohibits gaming centers also known as “internet cafes” which will shutdown the industry that critics have likened to “storefront casinos.”

CBS4–04/10/2013

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