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Park, Eat, Drink, and Play at Calder on BCS Game Day: Jan. 7

Tags: Calder News | January 03, 2013

Casino Casino & Race Course, located just north of Sun Life Stadium, will offer parking for the BCS National Championship Game parking on Jan. 7, and is a great venue for pre- and post- game fun.

The game pitting Alabama vs. Notre Dame is expected to be one of the biggest events in the stadium’s history and tens of thousands of fans will be flocking to Miami Gardens for the championship.

Calder is within walking distance of the stadium and will offer parking for cars at $40, limousines and recreational vehicles at $200, and buses at $300.

Fans looking for action before and after the game will find a lively and popular spot in the Calder Casino, where the Twin Spires Tavern will be open from 5pm – 1am for food service and featuring 15 flat screen TVs as well as three big projection screens showing pre- and post-game coverage, as well as the game itself.  The center casino bar is also a great venue for enjoying drinks and catching the televised action.

Calder’s Tropical Gardens buffet will satisfy the hungriest fans with “all-you-can-eat” scrumptiousness – ideal for before the big game.  Tropical Gardens features an Early Bird Special from 4-5 p.m. at just $10.99 per person, followed by a dinner buffet from 5-9 p.m. at $15.99 with a $2 discount for Players Club members.

New Players Club membership is encouraged to first-time visitors to the Calder Casino with a kiosk game where guests can win up to $1,000 in Free Play instantly.  Players Club members can play the “Scratch Off Kings” promotion on Monday, with chances to win bonus entries and Free Play.  Mondays are also Hospitality Industry Nights, where “in the biz” hospitality, bar, restaurant, and casino professionals enjoy drink specials from 7-11 p.m.

Minimum age to enter the Calder Casino is 21.

Calder Casino & Race Course, located on South Florida’s Miami-Dade / Broward county line, offers gaming action with over 1,200 slot machines in the Calder Casino, Thoroughbred horse racing during two consecutive meets, year-round simulcasting, and live poker games in Studz Poker Club.  Calder is a wholly owned property of Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ: CHDN).  Information about Calder Casino & Race Course can be found on the Internet at and