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Address: 21001 Northwest 27th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33056
Phone Number: +1 305-625-1311
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Calder Casino, located on South Florida's Miami-Dade / Broward county line,...

Calder Casino, located on South Florida's Miami-Dade / Broward county line, offers gaming action with nearly 1,100 slot machines and Thoroughbred horse racing in the fall. Calder is a wholly owned property of Churchill Downs Incorporated.

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Slot payouts horrible

I have been a slot fanatic for 20 years now after growing up close to Atlantic City. I've been in South Florida for 11 years. A few years ago, slots did pay out consistently. You... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2014
Mike B
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Homestead, Florida
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florida
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194 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Great casino to play at . The food court has great things The buffet and the other food place on Mondays do not open till 4 and 5 pm

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1 Thank jeff2411
Ketchikan, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

When visiting South Florida, make sure to include time to visit Calder Casino and Race Course just north of Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens. A totally smoke free and clean indoor casino with a great staff is truly a wonderful experience. Do everything you can to leave time to enjoy the food and fabulous service at the Tropical Gardens... More 

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1 Thank Lynn H
Somers
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Your web site shows a lady exclaiming she thought this was Las Vegas. She undoubtably has never been to Las. Vegas. This place is seedy, haunted looking and a casino , if you call it that, a place to definitely avoid. With 4 other casinos nearby there is absolutely no reason to come to this place. The very first thing... More 

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Homestead, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I have been a slot fanatic for 20 years now after growing up close to Atlantic City. I've been in South Florida for 11 years. A few years ago, slots did pay out consistently. You didn't always win, but playing a few hours with 50 bucks was fun and worth it. This past year, the slot payouts have become so... More 

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4 Thank Mike B
Coconut Creek, Florida, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Classic Florida Racetrack. Going to Calder is like stepping back in time. The place has an old school charm about it.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I have been there many times, buffet restaurant on the first floor used to be excellent until management got greedy and started charging extra $$$ for the good stuff, some of the best pizza in Miami is made there. the casino is a rip-off, avoid it. Good horse races for enthusiast.

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Honey Brook, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

If you have horse crazy kids, Calder offers a free up-close and personal view from the stables to prep, post and the winners circle. It's a horse track and designed with bettors in mind, but again it's free - unless of course you want to place your bets on the thoroughbreds racing down the track then of course, you're on... More 

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San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

My husband is a horserace fan. We fit a track in most our vacation. This is our second visit to Calder and might be our last. I myself am not a fan but seem to fine ways to enjoy the experience in other tracks. Last time we were here my daughter came along. I recall having a good time. Nice... More 

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

The smaller of the two racecourse in Miami, Gulfstream is currently acting the big bully towards it, but still a good day out on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday. First post is 1230pm with a minimum of 8 races a day. Facilities are saprse but they charge no entry fee with $3 for a race program. Has facilities to bet... More 

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Miami, Florida
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I went for the Preakness stakes. I was looking for a teller to bet and a place to count my money, when I turned around a man locked eyes with me. It was awkward. He kept going just past me and stopped to tie his shoe. I went the other way and jumped on the escalator. About half way up... More 

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