Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino is located in Hallandale, Florida and is a racino (combination race track and casino). Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino is also home to five restaurants and bars.
The biggest gamble at Gulfstream Racing and Casino doesn't involve horse racing, slots or even poker. And the results of the wager won't be known for another year.
It's the $1.2 billion The Village at Gulfstream Park, the racino's attempt to create a mega-entertainment complex.
The Village's first phase, including 70 shops, was supposed to open two months ago, well before this Saturday's start of the horse racing season at Gulfstream -- the racino's busiest time. But construction and other delays have pushed the opening back a year....read the rest
Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino opened its racing season Thursday with a big increase in betting on its races televised at other tracks, including Calder Race Course and Pompano Park, which did not televise Gulfstream last year.
But its revamped ground-floor casino area, with about 250 Class III Las Vegas-style machines, was not open and will not open until Saturday, at the earliest.
Gulfstream is still testing new slot machines, mostly video poker games, and waiting for certification of them from the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering, said Bill Murphy, president and general manager of the Hallandale Beach facility. He said it hopes to open the ground-floor casino this weekend....read the rest