Broward County: Commission gives Pomp...

Broward County: Commission gives Pompano Park racetrack OK to e...

There are 4 comments on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story from Apr 14, 2009, titled Broward County: Commission gives Pompano Park racetrack OK to e.... In it, South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that:

Commission. The harness track can build a 500-room hotel and increase the size of its casino and commercial space by an extra 67,000 square feet.

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Sucker Bets

Boca Raton, FL

#1 Apr 14, 2009
Business is down at casinos allover the country. And they want to expand in a state with a sinking economy?

Since: Dec 08

Miami, FL

#2 Apr 14, 2009
When did gabling become legal in Florida? Is this not a horse track? I only recall that these places were allowed slot machines. Now they are playing poker, how? Their a casino? What the..
Walk Saloon

Pompano Beach, FL

#3 Apr 15, 2009
Pompano Park gets a 34 million AGRICULTURE tax assessment break every year on its practice track and stables.

Pompano Park plays, you pay.
In Broward

United States

#4 Apr 15, 2009
They got approval... doesn't mean they are going to expand any time soon. They are a horse track and casino (racino). The casino opened 2 years ago. They have had poker there since 1997. Tax assessment break? That's laughable considering the 50% tax rate on slots and another 10-12% going to the city and county. How much to the tribes pay?

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