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Best Casinos In South Florida

April 16, 2013 9:01 AM

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(Source: Calder Casino And Race Course)

(Source: Calder Casino And Race Course)

Whether you’re a high-roller or an occasional gambler looking to turn $10 into $20, South Florida has several table games, no-limit poker and, yes, the good old fashioned one-armed bandits. Some casinos even offer free drinks as long as you’re gambling. Here’s a list of places where you can get your game on:
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(Source: Seminole Hard Rock Casino)

Seminole Hard Rock Casino

1 Seminole Way
Hollywood, FL 33314
Phone: 1-866-502-PLAY (7529)
www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com

Features one of the largest gaming floors in the city with 2,500 slots and 89 table games including blackjack, baccarat, pai gow poker and Texas Hold’em poker. The casino also offers free drinks for those playing at the slots or table games, but it may take a while. The servers are usually inundated with requests and they’ll usually turn up when you’re down to your last dollar. The Seminole Tribe casinos have been around for years, but the slots were once limited to two types of slots. Now, the Seminole empire has grown to include the Hard Rock Cafe name brand and Las Vegas-style casinos.

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(Source: The Village At Gulfstream Park)

The Village at Gulfstream Park

501 South Federal Highway
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
(954) 378-0900
www.thevillageatgulfstreampark.com

Gulfstream offers thoroughbred horse racing every year from January through April.  The big draw is the $750,000 Florida Derby that takes place in May. Gulfstream Park also features Las Vegas-style slot machines and 20 poker tables. The casino offers a wide variety of promotions and offers a players club card that can be redeemed for more free play or merchandise. Once you hit the jackpot, there are a number of places to spend those winnings including a variety of bars, restaurants and shops where you can purchase anything from flip-flops to high-end jeans.

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(Source: Magic City Casino)

Magic City Casino

450 NW 37th Avenue
Miami, FL  33125
Phone: (305) 649-3000
www.flaglerdogs.com/slotgames.html

Inside the Miami casino, gamers can select from one of  800 Las Vegas style slot machines and offers greyhound racing and a poker room. Visitors can also dine at the Big Mouth Café or the Tres Hermanos Bar & Lounge. This is the site of the former Flagler Dog track, but now features high-end entertainment. The casino also  features an amphitheater where well-known artists including Jon Secada, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, and Air Supply have performed.

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(Source: Mardi Gras Casino)

Mardi Gras Casino

831 N. Federal Highway
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
Phone: 954-924-3200
www.playmardigras.com

Just as the name suggests, Mardi Gras is a New Orleans themed casino that features 1,100 slot machines, poker tables and virtual blackjack. It also offers live greyhound racing and simulcast races. For food lovers, the casino also houses The French Quarter Bar & Restaurant that serves up traditional Cajun dishes and traditional prime rib buffet. The casino offers daily promotions including a shot at winning everything from a barbecue grill to a flat screen TV.

calder Best Casinos In South Florida

(Source: Calder Casino)

Calder Casino & Race Course

21001 NW 27 Ave.
Miami Gardens, FL 33056
Phone: (305) 625-1311
www.calderracecourse.com

Calder Casino and Racetrack has a variety of games from thousands of new and traditional slot machines to thoroughbred racing. It features 1,200 slot machines, three restaurants, electronic blackjack. The company that owns it is Churchill Downs best known for hosting the Kentucky Derby. The casino also features a reward card that allows players the ability to collect points and exchange those points for merchandise and even cash for slot machines.

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