| 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-...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 9:49 AM
It’s better than traditional bingo: The machine automatically fills out your card and pays you. And there are bonuses.
Mardi Gras Casino has introduced a slot machine that is essentially bingo. Players can select one to four cards and wager 10...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Gulfstream Park visitors are accustomed to seeing muscular Thoroughbreds sprint side-by-side down the Hallandale Beach track. But this month, a horse about half the size is drawing attention — by doing math on the second floor of the casino.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Mardi Gras Casino is offering "Murder at Mardi Gras," a dinner theater comedy, at 3 p.m. Sundays on the second floor.
Entertainment coordinator Tony Slade says most of the actors have improvisational backgrounds, which is important in the interactive...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Mardis Gras Casino has jumped on the beer bandwagon with what it’s calling the 1st annual Homebrew Beer Competition 2-6 p.m. Saturday. A $15 entrance fee gets you a sampling cup and a pretzel necklace. You then get to sample more than 30 beers...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When it comes to job interviews, some card rooms try out poker dealers the way Broadway auditions singers: You perform well, or you go home.
So even though Millicent Berman has dealt at several South Florida poker rooms, she says there was nothing...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Dania Casino and Jai-Alai (301 E. Dania Beach Blvd., 954-927-2841, DaniaCasino.com) offers Scratch, Match and Win from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Players receive a scratch card for every 200 points they earn. If they scratch off six stacks of bills in...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:42 PM
GREY2K USA and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals held a press conference Thursday, reporting that 74 racing greyhounds died in Florida between May 31 and Dec. 31.
The report, titled “The Final Lap,” summarizes...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 11:03 AM
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 866-502-7529, SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com) is giving away $100 in free play every two minutes from 3 to 9 p.m. Mondays in March. To be eligible, guests must be actively playing slots...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:19 AM
By the time Fabulons drummer Richie Benjamin strikes the first downbeat, the dance floor at Mardi Gras Casino is full. And it stays packed throughout the night.
While the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino has the 5,300-seat Hard Rock Live, and even...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Isle Casino and Racing (1800 SW Third St., Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, TheIslePompanoPark.com) will wrap up its February promotion Sunday with the giveaway of a Ford Expedition. Five guests will win $250 in free play every hour from 5 to 8 p.m. Then,...