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At the Casino at Dania Beach, a need for speed

At the Casino at Dania Beach, a need for speed

Ibon Aldazabal almost broke the world record for fastest jai alai throw on Friday, Nov. 10, at the Casino at Dania Beach (301 E. Dania Beach Blvd., 954-920-1511, CasinoDaniaBeach.com).

He might break it soon.

“Aldazabal threw a left side shot clocked at 186 mph,” players manager Benny Bueno says. “The world record in the Guinness book is 188 mph.”

Jai alai is nicknamed “the fastest game in the world.”

Aldazabal and other players were competing in a speed challenge after Game 9 of the 12-game performance.

“He’s definitely the harder thrower from the group. He threw three in the 180s...

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