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Miami casino

I wonder what's the number one casino in Miami in terms of luxury and having an enjoyable experience?

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Casino? Miami??? The only casinos I know of are the Hard Rock in Ft Lauderdale and The Isles in Pompano. Both have websites. It you are thinking Vegas....these are not the same. Both are ok for an evening.

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The previous poster is correct in telling you that no casinos are permitted in Miami - by a referendum only Broward County ( around Ft. Lauderdale) can have them. Also by law , at least at the moment , they can only offer slot machines and polker- no roulette , craps , blackjack- there are negotiations at the moment to possibly change that , but nothing definite yet.

There are actually several other casinos in the area that weren't mentioned- one at Gulfstream Racetrack in Hallandale,-almost on the Miami border -and another called Mardi Gras in Hollywood. There is also an additional Indian run casino in Coconut Creek near Pompano Beach. The two mentioned by the previous poster Hard Rock Seminole in Hollywood and Isle Casino in Pompano are the major players ( Gulfstream probably would rank third). I have been to both and would say Hard Rock is "better" because it has several bars , clubs, restaurants and shops as well as the hotel. However, neither is like Las Vegas- by law they cannot serve free drinks and the machines seem very stingy to me. The whole attitude is not the same as Las Vegas. I don't particularly enjoy either and still go to Vegas several times a year- but if forced to choose one I'd pick Hard Rock. Be forewarned that it is far west of town and in a bad area, though the complex itself is very attractive. The Indians had no choice of where to build it except on land they owned.

Since there are currently negotiations underway to possibly add a few table games etc- things may change a bit in the future- still I personally think these casinos have a long way to go to compete .

Miami voted down casinos in their referendum- though some folks are trying to get it on the ballot again.

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