Calder Casino

Calder Casino May Lose Slots License

Churchill Downs Inc.’s Calder Casino in South Florida is in danger of losing its slots license after an administrative law judge ruled that the operation is not compliant with state law because of the absence of a “contiguous and connected” building from which to conduct wagering on live racing. Without compliant live racing, Calder would […]

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As Florida Lawmakers Race To Pass Gambling Bill, Churchill Downs And Calder Look Toward Jai Alai

With the clock ticking down to Friday’s conclusion of the 2018 legislative session in Florida, lawmakers are scrambling to pass a wide-ranging gambling bill. Nothing new there, since legislators have been working unsuccessfully on gambling bills for several years. What makes 2018 different is a constitutional amendment that will be on the general ballot this […]

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Calder Grandstand To Be Demolished

Calder Casino announced a demolition plan of the facility’s grandstand building and attached structures. The project will not affect the adjacent casino building or other non-attached racing structures. The Stronach Group (TSG), CDI, and the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ and Owners’ Association (FTBOA) signed an agreement last year as a long-term solution to preserve racing in […]

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By Ray Paulick In an earlier Paulick Report visit to Gulfstream Park in January, temperatures were in the 40s, the track and casino were mostly empty, and the Village at Gulfstream Park shopping mall was a ghost town, with only a couple of stores having opened. Well, two months later, a lot has changed. […]

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