| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:07 AM
These are lively days – and nights – for saxophonist-clarinetist Victor Goines, who last weekend presented the world premiere of an original orchestral suite at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York and this weekend offers new music over three...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:41 AM
As the high-hand arms race continues to escalate, Mardi Gras Casino's Big Easy Poker Room reaches into its till: The casino has $1,000 high hands every 30 minutes from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
The fine print: That's if the high hand hits at $2-$5 no-...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:18 PM
The brightest block in Hampden flickered into full holiday kitsch Saturday night, its tens of thousands of lights twinkling, its hub-cap Christmas tree gleaming and its Natty Boh-themed display drawing oohs and ahhs from revelers.
Santa arrived in a...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 6:48 AM
Mardi Gras Casino promotions for Decenber:
Mondays (excluding 12/30)
Monday Night Football Cash. Drawing held at end of each Monday Night Football Game. Earning entry period 3pm-8pm on day of drawing. Earn 20 points for an entry. If your entry is...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Lucky Big Wheel may be the simplest game you’ve ever seen, but it’s also quickly becoming among the most popular.
The game, in which players wager on where they think a spinning wheel will stop, is played live in Nevada and other states. It&...
| Dec 6, 2013
Ten bands from the past, most of them with songs we have sung for decades, will flood Magic City Casino in Miami this weekend in what chief operating officer Scott Savin says he hopes will become an annual event.
The Magic City Casino Classic Rock...
| Dec 6, 2013
Even now when I travel through New Orleans I still hear the city in my grandfather’s voice: the name of every street, canal or channel. For years, those distinctive dips and curves of his speech were the way I navigated through a fading city —...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Steve Bourie's 23rd annual American Casino Guide has hit the streets, with information on every U.S. casino and coupons, including some for local venues.
The 496-page book details the more than 700 casino-resorts and all the Native American and...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:45 AM
This year's best dressed Hollywood newcomer is Lupita Nyong'o, the Yale School of Drama-educated actress garnering awards buzz for her role as the abused slave Patsey in "12 Years a Slave."
Nyong'o, who is styled by Micaela Erlanger, has been working...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 10:49 PM
The Manhattans headline the New Year's Eve party at Mardi Gras Casino this year, with a free concert.
Mardi Gras also will have food, live entertainment, party favors and, of course, the chance to win jackpots.
For $65, patrons get a buffet in the...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek (5550 NW 40th St., 954-977-6700, SeminoleCasinoCoconutCreek.com) offers “Coco’s Shopping Extravaganza” from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, with the prize based on how greedy you are. And, as usual, there’s a...