Tourists and even Florida natives often ignore that Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Hollywood City offer multiple Florida casinos to choose from, and their are of course legal. Miami casinos
and gambling are legal in certain location only, the first casinos opened on Seminoles Indian
reservation in the beginning of the 80's, the Miccosukee Indians
opened their owned Miami casinos
in the mid 90's. After a nice day at the beach, Miami tourists have the choice between dining, clubbing or gambling. It is great way to spend an unforgettable evening in Miami. Most Miami casinos
are recent and offer plenty of attractions apart from gambling like concerts, sporting events, shows, great restaurants, dining, dancing. For those that are really hooked, you could even stay in the resort's hotels. The biggest resorts also offer vacation packages; the whole family will have a full array of activities and entertainment at their disposal.
Additionally, choosing your accommodations can be a difficult topic if you are an avid gambler. At the end, you have to options, staying at the casino’s hotel or booking a less expensive room in the surroundings. For instance, if you want to pamper yourself at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
, you can book a hotel or vacation rental in Hollywood Beach
Located west of Lake Okeechobee, on the Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation, the Seminole Casino Brighton is open daily at 10:00 a.m. The multi-million dollar gaming facility features high stakes bingo that pays out over $8,000 nightly on regular games, plus single jackpots that have paid more than $40,000 to single winners! Video gaming, Poker, 7 Card Stud and Texas Hold'em is played nightly and new machines and random giveaways and drawings keep the atmosphere exciting.
Dining can be a memorable experience at the Josiah Restaurant. The American-style menu has a few native items sprinkled in. Crowd pleasers are Rodeo Steak, Gator Tail, Catfish, Mo Jo Pork Chops and Chicken Broccoli Alfredo. The overall atmosphere is casual and fun with the sounds of the casino excitement!
The Brighton Casino is located seven miles north of Lakeport and 28 miles west of Lake Okeechobee on Highway 721. The casino and restaurant are closed on Mondays. Hotels, campgrounds, and RV parks are nearby. Complimentary charter bus transportation and prepaid packages are available for groups with advance reservation and minimum passenger counts required. Bus transportation is available. Call 866-2-CASINO for transportation information, jackpot balances, and additional information.
The Seminole Tribe's Coconut Creek Casino offers over 800 electronic gaming machines, lightning bingo, a poker room and a cafe and bar area. Located on almost five acres of tribal land in Coconut Creek, the casino will be entering Phases II of development within the next two years, adding 100,000 sq. ft. of additional space for gaming, restaurants and expanded parking. For further information, call 866-2-CASINO.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood Florida facility was the first high-stakes operation open in the country. In 1991, Hollywood became a 24-hour gaming facility and has been increased in size to accommodate the increasing number of patrons. There you choose from round-the-clock Poker on 48 tables featuring progressive royal jackpots; daily mini-tournaments in 7 Card Stud; Texas Hold'em and Omaha Hi-lo; Lightning Bingo (where you can make a fortune in minutes) and, much more. The 12-story Mediterranean-style Hard Rock Hotel tower has 500 spacious guest rooms, including 63 suites with panoramic views.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is located at 4150 North SR 7 in Hollywood. Take I-95 to Stirling Road and go west to State Road 7. Call 866-2-CASINO for further information.
Miccosukee Resort & Gaming
Miccosukee gaming provides a thrill-a-minute action within the confines of a 302-room resort-type hotel that also contains a restaurant and lounge and features live big-name entertainment. The 24-hour gaming operation includes more than 1,000 video pull-tab machines, 58 poker tables and high-stakes bingo.
Miccosukee Resort and Gaming is located at 500 S.W. 177th Avenue in Miami. Its Miami location places it in a position to compete with some of South Florida's.
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