Sarasota casino

## Sarasota Casino Tables

### History and Information

| Fact | Description | Source |

|—|—|—|

| **Establishment:** | 1970 | [Sarasota Herald-Tribune](https://www.heraldtribune.com/story/opinion/2021/09/09/editorial-new-sarasota-casinos-push-shows-gambling-addiction-problem-real/5769531001/) |

| **Original Name:** | Sarasota Kennel Club | [Sarasota Magazine](https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/news-and-profiles/2018/02/the-rise-and-fall-of-dog-racing-in-sarasota-county) |

| **Demolition:** | September 15, 2021 | [WWSB ABC 7](https://www.mysuncoast.com/2021/09/15/demolition-begins-on-former-sarasota-kennel-club/) |

### Gambling and Entertainment

| Feature | Description | Source |

|—|—|—|

| **Poker Room:** | Yes, 70 tables | [Poker Atlas](https://www.pokeratlas.com/poker-rooms/united-states/florida/sarasota-florida/sarasota-kennel-club-poker-room) |

| **Slot Machines:** | Over 1,500 | [Visit Sarasota](https://www.visitsarasota.com/listings/sarasota-kennel-club-poker-room-casino/) |

| **Live Racing:** | No, dog racing ended in 2020 | [Sarasota Herald-Tribune](https://www.heraldtribune.com/story/news/local/sarasota-manatee/2020/09/25/dog-racing-ends-sarasota-kennel-club-closes/3513822001/) |

| **Dining:** | Multiple restaurants and bars | [Sarasota Kennel Club](https://www.sarasotakennelclub.com/) |

### Future Development

| Plan | Description | Source |

|—|—|—|

| **Redevelopment:** | Mixed-use development with hotel, apartments, and retail | [Sarasota Herald-Tribune](https://www.heraldtribune.com/story/business/real-estate/2022/03/10/sarasota-kennel-club-property-set-redevelopment/6705484001/) |

| **Timeline:** | No set timeline announced | [WWSB ABC 7](https://www.mysuncoast.com/2022/03/10/sarasota-kennel-club-property-set-be-sold-redeveloped/) |

| **Estimated Cost:** | Undisclosed | [Sarasota Magazine](https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/news-and-profiles/2022/05/sarasota-kennel-club-property-to-be-redeveloped) |