Magic City Pelota Returns in September

2024 Fall Schedule is Mon – Wed @ 1:30-pm EST

Watch it live and replays on YouTube

7th Year of Magic City Fronton’s “Pari-Mutuel Jai-Alai Games”

Big Jackpots & Big Payoffs – only at Magic City Fronton!

Final (5/28/24) Pelota Jai•Speed Stat-Pack – Spring 2024

Magic City Fronton “Keepin’ the Jai-Alive”



Spring 2024 Battle Court Champions!!!

Watch live and replays on and YouTube

Final (5/17/24) Battle Court Jai•Speed Stat-Pack – Spring 2024


World Super Court – Aug 31 & Sept 1

Watch replays of these exciting WSC matches on

WSC 2023 Results


USNJAC – Aug 30 & Sept 1

USNJAC 2023 Results Page


Dania Fronton Games Return Late November

Watch replays on the Dania YouTube Channel

Final (2/25/24) Jai•Speed Stat-Pack for Dania 2023-24 Meet

“Faster than Lightning”



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, Pelota (pari-mutuel) & Battle Court and you can BET ON IT!

Magic City Jai-Alai Pelota games at 1:30-pm EST feature typical pari-mutuel wagers on (8) Jai-Alai games each performance with (8) players or teams competing in each game. Typically July and August are off-months for practice and special tournaments; USNJAC and World Super Court. Pelota is back for 2024. Wager Pelota games at these locations or online with watchandwager or mywinners (check with them for approval in your state).

Also be sure to enjoy Jai-Alai Battle Court matches at special live events and other methods for watching whether matches are live events or not! Live in-house attendance allowed for Friday night Battle Court matches and check to see about FREE promos where you can win CASH! Jai-Alai Battle Court matches are head-to-head singles and doubles Jai-Alai matches between two players or teams from the (5) competing Battle Court teams with 6-matches each day. There are (6) Battle Court teams for 2024! Battle Court matches are formatted much like tennis matches for the NEW Sports Betting on Battle Court Jai-Alai. Note: the New Sports Betting on Battle Court Jai-Alai betting is currently available in many states and even some international locations. Partners are DraftKings and for making your sports bet wagers on Battle Court matches. Be sure to check out the sidebar to the right for more info on Battle Court.

Welcome to, the “Total Package Jai-Alai Website” for both versions of Magic City Fronton 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. applauds Magic City Fronton management and support staff for their innovative thinking in providing fans with exciting entertainment options and promoting the action-packed short-court SUPER-FAST version of the sport of Jai-Alai for both Jai-Alai Pelota games (pari-mutuel wagering) and the NEW Battle Court Jai-Alai matches with sports betting! Magic CIty Fronton’s insight and focused dedication on offering two versions of this great sport of Jai-Alai in Miami, Florida where it was introduced to the USA nearly 100-years ago is to be commended! Stu Neiman’s own words summarize Magic City Jai-Alai’s unique Pelota games and Battle Court matches quite nicely, “At Magic City we’re just working on creating the most entertaining short-court Jai-Alai experience possible.”

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 Battle Court sports betting matches on the YouTube Channel too through the other options/apps and even on ESPN3 on Friday nights!

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 short-court 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 (aka pari-mutuel games) and pays $2,000 minimum if you are the only winner with 5 of 5 game winners correctly selected. This Jai-5, another name for a Pick 5 Jackpot wager, has a jackpot that 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! It’s a Jackpot wager, so you must be the ONLY WINNER to hit the Big Payoffs! There have been well over 100-Jai-5 jackpots paid out to single ticket holders since the beginning of this popular wager! See the history of BIG PAYOUTS at Magic City Jai-Alai HERE!

Magic City Pelota “Jai-ly Popular” $1 Jai-5 Bet Ticket
Jai-Alai Channel snapshot of record Jai-5 on 4/5/2021

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 Jackpot wager 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 already become winners of the Mighty Ocho Pick 8 Jackpot wager; on June 14, 2021 and June 28, 2022!

Be sure watch replays of the 4th Annual USNJAC (U.S. National Jai-alai Championship) event which was held from August 11-13, 2023 at the Magic City Fronton. Watch it on! Check out the sidebar to the right for the dates of the USNJAC.

USNJAC 2021 – brothers Douglas & Benny Win Pro Doubles

Also, 2022 was the inaugural year for the highly successful and NEW “$50k World Super Court” Doubles Championship Tournament with the Finals at Magic City Jai-Alai. Find history of the WSC results on this website. Only at Magic City Jai-Alai where they’re “Keepin’ the Jai-Alive.” Be sure to check out the sidebar to the right for the dates of the WSC and more info. 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 under “Jai-Alai Programs” to find Jai-Alai program listings and search “Jai-Alai” to find all types of memorabilia!

NY Hippodrome Flyer (SayHiLi memorabilia photo) shows a current 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.

Bridgeport Jai-Alai in Connecticut (SayHiLi memorabilia photo)

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 and only 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.

Coronado, CA High School gals played Jai-Alai and had their own amateur league, February 1950

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”

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