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Gaming Center

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Why Greyhound Racing Could End in Florida This Year

    ‚ÄčLast week State Sen. Maria Sachs, a Democrat from Delray Beach, proposed a new bill that would allow greyhound tracks to keep their slot machines and poker tables, even if they don't actually race dogs on-premises. The bill (SB 1594) would end the 15-year-old live-racing requirement established i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Mardi Gras Dog Track Loses $2.5 Million A Year On Greyhound Racing

    ‚ÄčThough greyhound racing in Florida pre-dates pro football, baseball, just about every other kind of entertainment, the dog tracks in Broward and Miami-Dade have been losing money on the moribund industry. Dan Adkins, the president of the Mardi Gras Racetrack and Gaming Center in Hallandale Beach, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    [UPDATE] Greyhound Advocates Rallying Against Racing at Mardi Gras

    If it's not completely clear, the clip above shows a 76-pound male greyhound named BB's Story Book (referred to by the announcer as "the five") falling in the first turn of a race at Mardi Gras Racetrack and Gaming Center in Hallandale Beach, getting up, running the wrong way on the track, and event ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    New Hampshire Ends Live Greyhound Racing; Will Florida Follow Suit?

    Jailamony used to race at Mardi Gras. Now she sits around looking adorable. Live greyhound racing in New Hampshire ended swiftly this week with a new state bill that allows the two tracks there to have simulcast betting without having to run dogs on the premises. Similar bills have been propo ... More >>

  • News

    May 21, 2009

    Heartbreak at 45 mph

    Scenes from the life of a racing greyhound.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Gulfstream and Mardi Gras at Odds Over Gambling Bills

    If you're looking for a safe investment in this rough recession, I'd consider betting on gambling. Both the Florida House and Senate are considering new legislation that would ease restrictions on gambling in this state. At the same time, horse tracks like Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Be ... More >>

  • News

    July 10, 2008
  • News

    November 16, 2006

    Hooray for Hollywood

    Even with a housing bust and bad court verdicts, the show goes on.

  • News

    May 25, 2006

    Slots by a TKO

    Get ready for the era of Broward County, the Gambling Mecca.

  • News

    January 19, 2006

    Tailpipe

    Sheriff Shaq

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