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    The Perks of Owning a Convertible

    A new car (or two) is at the top of the “wish list” for most big winners at Isle® Casino Pompano Park, but we’ve got a new promotion that cuts right to the chase, while also showcasing another favorite South Florida activity: the thrill of open-air driving in a brand-new convertible!

    In fact, our Summer Joy Ridin’ contest will provide the grand-prize winner with the chance to choose from three different drop-tops, with each one offering its own unique brand of style and performance. What they all share are the latest advantages that make today’s convertibles not only perfect for the year-round good weather of South Florida, but also surprisingly practical transportation for just about anyone, anywhere.

    Fashionable AND Functional!

    One of the biggest struggles with old-school convertibles was simply putting their tops up and down, which could be a complicated, time-consuming task that often left an ugly lump of canvas behind the cockpit. Now with many modern models, on the other hand, you don’t even have to stop to drop their tops. Instead, by relying on small, unobtrusive electric motors, their roofs can be retracted and raised at speeds of more than 30 mph. It takes a mere matter of seconds, too, with drivers usually pressing a single button and engaging one easy-to-manage latch.

    The tops are also automatically stowed and covered to ensure a clean and streamlined appearance that takes full advantage of the typical convertible’s expressive design. But that doesn’t mean sacrificing function for the sake of form, and owners will find that quite a few of the current convertibles deliver credible trunk capacities.

    Feel the wind in your hair, the sun on your face!

    Now, they’ll never replace the family grocery-getter, but the real joy of open-air driving is that it makes any trip, even if it is just picking up the milk, a smile-making adventure. That’s especially the case here in South Florida, where the weather makes every season convertible season and there are plenty of scenic routes for extended open-air road trips.

    Indeed, the incredible Overseas Highway that connects the Florida Keys was chosen by the Travel Channel® as one of “America’s Best Convertible Drives,” and it’s also been designated as an “All-American Road” as part of the Federal Highway Administration’s National Scenic Byways program. The 113-mile route hops from key to key across 42 bridges, providing drivers with brilliant ocean-scape views that will be particularly enjoyable without the confines of a hard top overhead.

    Winning wheels!

    It may sound like a drop-top dream, yet it’s one that will come true for one lucky winner on June 28, 2015, at Isle Casino Pompano Park. First, however, folks have to come in to enter, and there are some added incentives to do so, running right up until the day of the drawing. They include free daily entries through June 28, as well as an exclusive Bonus Entry opportunity that will be available on June 25, from 9 a.m. to midnight.

    Finally, although you may come for the convertibles, remember that Isle Casino Pompano Park goes all out to provide some of South Florida’s finest gaming and nightlife, including the only multi-action poker within 600 miles.

    Which is plenty of room for cruising in a new convertible!


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