Monthly Archives: August 2011

South Florida’s Hialeah Park has hired former Gulfstream Park president Steve Calabro to run its gaming division,


South Florida’s Hialeah Park has hired former Gulfstream Park president Steve Calabro to run its gaming division, according to the Blood-Horse. Calabro will be in charge of a casino Hialeah plans to start building this fall. The casino is expected … Continue reading

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TRAKUS SYSTEM, NEW TOTE BOARDS Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino


TRAKUS SYSTEM, NEW TOTE BOARDS Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino announced today a $3 million capital improvement project that will include the installation of six new Daktronics boards throughout the facility, approximately 250 stadium seats in the Tiki Hut area, … Continue reading

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Commission approves new plan for Dania Jai-Alai fronton


Commission approves new plan for Dania Jai-Alai fronton DANIA BEACH — The City Commission gave its collective nod to the proposed expansion of the Dania Jai-Alai fronton — including a casino, hotel, restaurants, shops, a marina and fewer jai-alai seats. … Continue reading

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WHY PARI-MUTUEL BETTING IS TOO COMPLICATED


WHY PARI-MUTUEL BETTING IS TOO COMPLICATED August 20th, 2011 · 5 Comments Racino earnings from slot machines have helped to support pari-mutuel purses in North America during a time when wagering on horse racing has been in decline. However, there … Continue reading

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To the moron with access to a computer and the internet.


To the moron with access to a computer and the internet. Why are you always looking for someone to do YOUR dirty work.? You have all this information about the nefarious practices of Sammy Gordon and several members of his … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Case Against Table Games


The Mysterious Case Against Table Games I have very strong views about the legal status of commercial gambling, but I’ve really never understood the particular legal middle ground that many states like Florida have landed in where “electronic slot machines … Continue reading

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WHERE DID THE PARI-MUTUEL HANDLE GO?


WHERE DID THE PARI-MUTUEL HANDLE GO? August 6th, 2011 U. S. pari-mutuel handle peaked in 2003 at $15.2 billion and dipped in 2010 to $11.1 billion. As a result, major metrics in the U. S. racing and breeding industry have … Continue reading

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Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino has announced today its 2011-12 race meet will feature 53 stakes races (33 graded) worth $9 million


Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino has announced today its 2011-12 race meet will feature 53 stakes races (33 graded) worth $9 million, highlighted by the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) on Saturday, March 31. The 1 1/8th mile Florida Derby, … Continue reading

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Dania Jai-Alai fronton to be gutted


Dania Jai-Alai fronton to be gutted. Residents of the quiet neighborhood that borders the Dania Jai-Alai fronton said they can hardly wait for the place to be stripped and rebuilt. “If everything goes as planned, it will be a really … Continue reading

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In My Opinion-Fred Grimm Miami Herald


In My Opinion Law on strip mall casinos murky in Florida . By Fred Grimm fgrimm@MiamiHerald.com Florida’s strip mall casinos were already operating within a netherworld of contradictions. Taxed as legitimate businesses in some reaches of the state. Raided as … Continue reading

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