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Mardi Gras

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  • Victor Goines' profile rising in Chicago, NYC and beyond

    Victor Goines' profile rising in Chicago, NYC and beyond
    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...
  • Will 'Thor' hammer the U.S. box office?

    "WOULD YOU rather have a real drink?" "Uh, sure. A screwdriver." "Fine. Go get him a screwdriver." That was an exchange at the special screening of "Thor: The Dark World" the other night at The Crosby Hotel. (The bar was only serving water and popcorn....
  • Firefall at Mardi Gras Tuesday

    Firefall at Mardi Gras Tuesday
    The mellow, easy country-rock sounds of Firefall hit Mardi Gras Casino Tuesday as the group performs live in the grandstand, followed by fireworks.   The show is at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 general admission, $20 premium seating and $40 for VIP.  The...
  • Mardi Gras: $500 high hands daily

    Mardi Gras: $500 high hands daily
     Mardi Gras Casino's Big Easy Poker room has gone to $500 high hands daily, as well as other enticements:   - $500 high hand jackpot every half hour 7 days a week from noon to 10 p.m. $750 if won in $3-6 limit or higher or $2-5 no limit or higher....
  • Why 55? Casinos just shrug

    Why 55? Casinos just shrug
    I am the youngest person in line at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, and among the men, I probably have the most hair. That's because this line is for a Monday-morning slot tournament restricted to those age 55 and older, and I just reached that milestone...
  • Firefall at Mardi Gras Casino

    Firefall at Mardi Gras Casino
    Firefall: The mellow, country-rock sound of Firefall hits Mardi Gras Casino at 8 p.m. Tuesday, followed by fireworks. The band's peaked from 1976 to 1981, with hits "You Are the Woman," "Strange Way" and "Goodbye I Love You." Tickets cost $10 for...
  • Around Town: There's nothing like a good discount

    Despite their lame ad campaign (“Calling all Maxxinistas!”), our local T.J.Maxx is the jackpot for inexpensive fashion. Amazingly, T.J.Maxx made it into the Urban Dictionary with “Maxxinista,” which is defined as “[a] person...
  • Shoemaker at Mardi Gras Saturday

    Shoemaker at Mardi Gras Saturday
    Comedian Craig Shoemaker will perform in the Grandstand at Mardi Gras Casino at 8 p.m. Saturday as the casino completes its Comedy Challenge. Perry Sak emerged as the winner, and will receive a $5,000 check at the event. Tickets cost $20-$25, and cost...
  • CBS' '48 Hours' Acquires Documentary Set To Air Opposite Olympics

    CBS News' "48 Hours" has acquired a documentary from one of its own producers and will air it on a Saturday around the time of the broadcast of NBC Sports' broadcast of the Olympics from Sochi, Russia in February. "The Whole Gritty City" will be...
  • Mardi Gras Casino conducts food drive

    Mardi Gras Casino conducts food drive
    This Thanksgiving, Mardi Gras Casino partnered with both Feeding South Florida and Broward County Animal Care in support of those in need along with their pets by holding a food drive.  Players’ Club members who brought in four food items received...
  • Late night gambling

    Late night gambling
    Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-924-3200, Mardigrascasinofl.com) goes for the late-night Thanksgiving eve crowd tonight with "Late Night Hotseat" starting at 12:30 a.m., with prizes escalating as the night gets later....