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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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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.
The Term Loan will enable the Company to proceed with an expansion project at its Miami Jai-Alai fronton, which will include the development of a casino floor featuring approximately 1,000 new slots that will complement existing poker tables; upgraded food and beverage service and entertainment amenities; a renovated Jai-Alai venue; and approximately 1,500 surface parking spaces.
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.
Key Topics Covered: - Introduction - North America - Canada - United States - Gaming Property Owners - Gaming Facility Size Cross-Reference - Gaming Machines - Table Games - Poker Tables - Gaming Positions - Hotel Rooms - Gaming Facility Type Cross-Reference by Location - Casinos - Casino-Hotels - Tribal Gaming - Class III - Tribal Gaming - Class II - Riverboat Casinos - Racinos - Horse Tracks - Dog Tracks - Jai Alai Frontons - Card Rooms - Poker Games - Bingo Halls - Racebooks - Sportsbooks
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.
In May, 1996, the Florida State Legislature enacted legislation (House Bill 337) which authorized card rooms at all licensed pari-mutuels in Florida -- Jai Alai Frontons, Dog Tracks, and Horse Tracks.
The 1996 results reflect substantial costs associated with the previously announced acquisition of the World Jai-Alai frontons and cardroom development at the Tampa and Miami facilities planned for the spring of 1997.
086, Florida Statutes, became law authorizing poker room operations at all licensed pari-mutuels in Florida Jai-Alai Frontons, Dog Tracks and Horse Tracks.
AMEX:TTE), the leading supplier of computerized pari-mutuel wagering systems and services to horse tracks, dog tracks, jai-alai frontons, and Off-Track-Betting systems in over 20 countries.
We are particularly pleased that six existing customers, ranging from one of the largest jai alai frontons in Florida to leading race tracks in Delaware, West Virginia, Michigan and Washington, have decided to extend their contracts with us.