Located in the heart of sun-drenched Miami, where the beautiful people live, the Flagler Greyhound Track and Magic City Casino is a casino and race track with slot machines, poker, live racing and more. The season here runs from June until October and the rest of the casino is open seven days a week, 365 days a year. As well as a wealth of gambling potential, the Flagler Greyhound Track and Magic City Casino also has regular entertainment, with bands, performers, comedians and more frequenting this venue. This is a great place for all the family and although there are age restrictions when it comes to gambling inside the casino and on the race track, everyone is welcome to enjoy the many onsite facilities and entertainment, and youngsters can also enjoy the live racing events.
Racing 7 Days a Week
The Flagler Greyhound Track has been serving the Miami community for over fifty years, attracting the best runners, owners and trainers in the business, along with scores of punters who travel from miles around to wager their hard-earned wages on these dogs. Flagler is also an open supporter of the Greyhound Support Transport, which ensures that old and retired dogs will still have their day.
During the June to October season there are races here everyday, with post times at 8pm through the week, and 1pm and 8pm on Friday and Saturday. When there are no live races to be run, the Flagler Greyhound Track keeps the action alive with its many simulcasting rooms, showcasing some of the hottest action from across the United States and Canada. You can stream the Flagler greyhound races directly onto your computer from the official website, which means you never need to miss a minute of this exciting action. To place your bet just pick up a form, make your choice and consult one of the tellers, there are also plenty of automated machines that you can use to make the process simpler and quicker.
The Casino Floor
The Magic City Casino has over 800 slot machines that wouldn’t look amiss in the glittering lights of the City of Sin. The newest technologies and games are here, including Wheel of Fortune, Wizard of Oz and Quick Hits, and the casino floor is open until the small hours of the morning. Whether you prefer the classic style of slot machines, with a few reels and simple instructions, or the newer games that offer wilds, bonus rounds and progressive jackpots, you are sure to find what you need at the Magic City Casino.
If slot machines are a little too simplistic for you then you can try out the electronic gaming tables as well. These offer a personal and exciting rendition of popular table games, with craps being one of the main attractions. Pull up a seat and get to work on your own private betting terminal as you and 7 other players concentrate on the automated and electronic board in the middle. Magic City also has plenty of offerings for those who like to bet big, with table games and slot machines catering solely for the high rollers and the big spenders.
Poker is big here in Florida and in few places is it as popular as it is in Miami. The Magic City Poker Room is one of the biggest in the city and attracts players of all ages and skill levels through its doors. On Monday nights you can take part in Tournament Night, where for a $75 by-in you can take a stab at a $1.500 guarantee tournament. The poker room is open 7 days a week, with games running into the early hours, and there are plenty of daily sit and go’s to keep you going in-between big tournaments. The buy-ins range from $65 all the way up to $800, with no-limit Texas Hold’em being the game of choice.
There are also no limit Hold’em and limit Hold’em cash games, with blinds that start as low as $1/$2 and go as high as $10/$25, which requires a minimum buy-in of $2.000.
Dinner and a Show
The Flagler Greyhound Track and Magic City Casino is a great place to have fun, with live music, comedy and more serving to add some extra flavor to the gambling activities. This is a family-friendly venue with plenty on offer, and if you get peckish then you can even pick up some fine Floridian cuisine at the Big Mouth Cafe. Along with a seafood buffet that is served every Friday, there is also an international buffet and a brunch buffet served throughout the week, with local delicacies and foreign favorites on the menu. There are also concession stands available, which means you can grab a quick bite to eat before heading back to the casino floor, the racetrack or the poker room.
For a liquid lunch, then head for the casino bar, serving up juicy cocktails and an assortment of beers, wines, spirit and soft drinks.