Passengers Jump Into Gulf of Mexico When Casino Shuttle Boat Catches Fire

A fire that broke out aboard a casino boat shuttle saw dozens of passengers leaping over board and into the Gulf of Mexico over the weekend. The boat was shuttling people to and from the offshore Tropical Breeze Casino Cruise when it was engulfed in flames, forcing passengers to jump ship. Port Richey Police said a female passenger died later that evening.'s Leigh Scheps ( has more.