“Faster than Lightning”
IT’S HOCKEY! BASEBALL! TENNIS! HANDBALL! ALL IN ONE!
AND IT’S FASTER, MORE DANGEROUS AND THRILLING THAN ALL
It’s Jai-Alai – just say “Hi-Li” and you’ve correctly pronounced the name of the World’s Fastest and Most Sensational Sport, and the exciting action-packed, faster short-court version of this Jai-Alai game is being played at Magic City Casino & Jai-Alai in Miami, Florida.
Magic City offers two kinds of Jai-Alai with wagering on each type of action!
Magic City Jai-Alai Pelota games at 1:30-pm EST feature typical pari-mutuel wagers on (8) Jai-Alai games each day on Sunday through Tuesday with (8) players or teams competing in each game.
Also enjoy Jai-Alai H2H matches at 5-pm EST after the Jai-Alai Pelota games. Jai-Alai H2H matches are head-to-head singles and doubles Jai-Alai matches between two players or teams. There are 6 to 7 matches each day. H2H matches are formatted much like tennis matches for the NEW Sports Betting on Jai-Alai H2H which started in 2021. Note: the New Sports Betting on Jai-Alai H2H is currently available in seven states along with Mexico and Ontario through BetRivers.com. Stay tuned for more state approvals coming soon!
Welcome to SayHiLi.com, the “Total Package Jai-Alai Website” for both versions of Magic City Jai-Alai with info about the game of Jai-Alai, rules, terminology, odds, Jai-Alai wager types with examples, Jackpot carryovers, takeout rates and even Jai-Alai wagering systems. Find season schedules and where to wager on Magic City Jai-Alai in-person or from your mobile devices (check out the Watch & Wager website). View the latest scoop on Magic City Jai-Alai Injury Reports and Jai-Alai player Scratch History.
SayHiLi.com applauds Magic City management and support staff for their innovative thinking in providing fans with this exciting entertainment option and promoting this action-packed short-court version of the sport of Jai-Alai for both Jai-Alai Pelota games with pari-mutuel wagering and the new Jai-Alai H2H sports betting option! Their insight and focused dedication on keeping versions of the great sport of Jai-Alai alive in Miami, Florida where it was adopted in the USA nearly 100-years ago is to be commended! Stu Neiman’s own words summarize Magic City Jai-Alai’s unique Pelota and H2H games quite nicely, “At Magic City we’re just working on creating the most entertaining short-court Jai-Alai experience possible.”
Fan participation contests with weekly cash prizes are offered each week on Magic City Battle Court / H2H games in 2022! Check under “Other Links” for the details on how to join the FREE weekly Magic City H2H Online Fantasy Contest where you could win up to $1,500! This will the the 3rd season for FREE handicapping contests with cash prizes and they keep getting better and better. Visit https://www.fantasyjaialai.com Should you visit Magic City on Sundays for live viewing of the 5-pm EST Jai-Alai H2H matches, be sure to check on the popular promo contests for attendees only. FREE money being given away on each Sunday match is called “H2H x20.” Look under Other Links for Jai-Alai H2H and contest details.
Subscribe to YouTube’s Magic City Jai-Alai Channel where you can watch the amazing Jai-Alai Pelota games in HD for FREE and chat with other fans and even ask announcers Stu and Andrew your questions and get answers! Watch the intense competition of the Jai-Alai H2H matches on watchjaialai.com or through the other options/apps. As Magic City ambassador Stu Neiman often says “You don’t have to bet on Jai-Alai games to enjoy them.”
Check out the Magic City Hustle trailer and movie too! The Magic City Hustle is a great documentary that’s superb family entertainment and showcases how the Jai-alai development program started at Magic City Casino along with personalities of the people involved….a MUST SEE! The movie cost is only $5 and you can watch it as many times as you want!
Magic City Jai-Alai Pelota fans love the very popular $1 Jai-5 jackpot wager which starts in game 3 of the pelota games and pays $2,000 minimum if you are the only winner with 5 of 5 game winners correctly selected. This Pick 5 Jackpot continues to grow if there is no single 5 of 5 winner and pays consolation payouts each day there is no 5 of 5 winner. The record payoff for the $1.00 Jai-5 is a whopping $27,348 paid to a single lucky ticket holder on April 5th 2021! There have been numerous Jai-5 jackpots paid out to single ticket holders since the beginning of this popular wager; 127 single jackpot winners over the last 3-years and four jackpots paying over $10,000! See the history of BIG PAYOUTS at Magic City Jai-Alai HERE!
A new bet was added to the Magic City Jai-Alai pari-mutuel (Pelota games) wagering menu in 2020, the Mighty Ocho, which is a $1.00 Pick 8 jackpot wager with the Jackpot paid out to a single winner. The Mighty Ocho works just like the Jai-5 except it offers a $5,000 guarantee to a single ticket holder with 8 of 8 winners and starts game 1 of the Jai-Alai Pelota games! Only a few Jai-Alai facilities in US history ever offered a wager this challenging and the Magic City Jai-Alai Fronton is the home of where two lucky bettors have become winners of the Mighty Ocho Pick 8 Jackpot wager on June 14, 2021 and June 28, 2022!
Also, 2022 also marks the inaugural year for the NEW “$50k World Super Court” Doubles Championship Tournament with the Finals slated for early October at Magic City Jai-Alai. The first WSC qualifying event was February 16th where two Magic City Fronton brother’s teams, Goixerri-Aratz and Douglas-Benny, both earned spots in the October finals. The second qualifying event was April 13th where Erik-Manu and another Magic City brother’s team of Inaki-Julen earned spots in the 8-team October finals. Magic City Fronton’s own Ikeda-Manny and Jairo-Nicolas “won their tickets” to the finals at the 3rd qualifier at Magic City on June 8th. Stay tuned for the final qualifying event in Spain on August 27th before the final 8-teams face-off in the October 6th First WSC Championship Finals with HUGE cash prizes; $25k for the 1st place team and $12k for 2nd! Only at Magic City Jai-Alai where they’re “Keepin’ the Jai-Alive.”
SayHiLi.com promotes collecting Jai-Alai programs and other memorabilia. Be sure to check out the website pages with photos of examples of some popular collectible Jai-Alai programs and memorabilia under “Other Links.” You will also find important tips for beginners on collecting Jai-Alai memorabilia. Take a look at the program cover photos from some of the hard-to-find Jai-Alai programs. Search on ebay NOW under “Jai-Alai Programs” to find some excellent Jai-Alai program listings at some great prices!
SayHiLi.com shows the webs only up-to-date summary US Jai-Alai Fronton and Program Photos which also features opening and closing dates of professional Jai-Alai facilities in the USA and betting ticket examples from most of the Jai-Alai frontons. This website also has a page on the fascinating history of Magic City Casino & Jai-Alai which began as West Flagler Kennel Club in the early 1900’s with greyhound racing.
Last but certainly not least, be sure to look under Other Links for “Famous Women in Jai-Alai“ which shows a program cover page and game page photos from a Tijuana, Mexico Jai-Alai program from the late 1950’s era when only women competed against each other in the first six Jai-Alai games of the (17) game performance. On that web page you can also find a link to a news article on the first U.S. female professional Jai-Alai player, Becky Smith who played at Calder Jai-Alai as “La Primera” and a photo with some history on the famous Katherine Hines.
Just Say “Hi-Li” and you’ve correctly pronounced the name of the World’s Fastest and Most Sensational Sport called Jai-Alai and you can Bet on It! Bookmark this site to your favorites and visit often!
Magic City Jai-Alai – “Keepin’ the Jai-Alive”