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pediment
1. In Classical architecture, a triangular gable usually having a horizontal cornice, with raked cornices on each side, surmounting or crowning a portico or another major division of a façade, end wall, or colonnade.
2. A gable above or over a door, window, or hood; usually has a horizontal cornice, crowned with curved sides, or may also be crowned with another configuration (such as broken sides) or its base may be broken in the middle. For definitions and illustrations of specific types, See angular pediment, broken pediment, broken-scroll pediment, center-gabled pediment, curved pediment, open pediment, pointed pediment, round pediment, scroll pediment, segmental pediment, split pediment, swan’s-neck pediment, triangular pediment.
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[section]550.002(23) (2018), as a "racetrack, fronton, or other facility used by a permitholder for the conduct of pari-mutuel wagering."
[section]550.002(17) (2018), as "a particular form of pari-mutuel wagering in which wagers are accepted at a permitted, in-state track, fronton, or pari-mutuel facility on a race or game transmitted from and performed live at, or simulcast signal rebroadcast from, another in-state pari-mutuel facility."
Florida Gaming Corp., the owner of Miami Jai Alai, plans to modify a section of the 180,000-square-foot fronton to install an undetermined number of slot machines.
Florida was the home of America's first fronton, built in Hialeah in 1924, but it wasn't until the '50s that the sport really exploded.
She started dating a jai alai player, and I began going with her to watch her boyfriend practice on Saturday afternoons at the West Palm Beach fronton. They even let me sit on the bench where the players rotated in and out of games.
The future wasn't rosy, but it had been building for some time: The West Palm fronton burned down, the Cesta Inn closed, players went on strike, attendance dwindled.
The Casino Miami Jai-Alai project now has a campus of about 22 acres with the acquisition, which completed the purchase of an 11 acre surface parking directly east of the Miami Jai-Alai fronton.
Autotote conducts pari-mutuel wagering for various dog and horse tracks and jai alai frontons throughout the country.
Kathy was a resident of the Palm Beach area since 1980 and a former employee of the Jai-Alai Frontons in Palm Beach, FL and Newport, RI.