MIAMI -- Alpha Florida Entertainment's newly constructed gaming
ship started twice-daily sailings from Haulover Park Marina, north
of Bal Harbour.
The Ella Star, which can hold up to 345 passengers, features
The first two offer 7,000 square feet of Las Vegas-style gaming
with 165 slot machines and 20 table games.
The third deck has dining facilities and entertainment.
The vessel can reach the three-mile limit for gambling about 20
minutes after sailing.
Departures are daily at noon and 7:30 p.m.
Individual fares are $8 to $10 depending on board time. The
buffet is optional at $8 for lunch and $12 for dinner.
Group fares depend on size and services desired, including
ground transportation. The group sales manager is Angela Rizzi at
Alpha Florida Entertainment is a subsidiary of New York-based
Alpha Hospitality Corp.