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Mardi Gras

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  • Hoofing it

    Hoofing it
    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. The...
  • Mardi Gras Casino hosts Beerfest Saturday

    Mardi Gras Casino hosts Beerfest Saturday
    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...
  • Poker dealer auditions at S. Florida card rooms can be grueling

    Poker dealer auditions at S. Florida card rooms can be grueling
    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...
  • Mardi Gras goes for 'sweet' promotions in May

    Mardi Gras goes for 'sweet' promotions in May
    Mardi Gras Casino is known for its Fat Tuesday promotions with large cash prizes. And this May, players can win up to $10,000 every Tuesday playing Candy Machine of Cash. Earn 10 points for a chance to dispense the Candy Machine at 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p....
  • Grey2K report documents dog racing deaths

     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...
  • $100 every 2 minutes at Hard Rock

    $100 every 2 minutes at Hard Rock
    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...
  • Casino bets on tribute bands

    Casino bets on tribute bands
    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...
  • Ford Expedition at Isle

    Ford Expedition at Isle
    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,...
  • Fiat winner at Mardi Gras

    Fiat winner at Mardi Gras
    The climax of the June promotion at Mardi Gras Casino came Tuesday night, with the awarding of the Fiat 500L in their "Ticket to Ride" promotion. Slot players could pile up points all months to earn entries. And here is the photo of the winner,...
  • Mardi Gras starts club for patrons 100-plus

    Mardi Gras starts club for patrons 100-plus
    You know, not every casino cares about its very elderly guests. They usually don't drop much coin and they don't feed into the marketing storyline of a venue being a hopping, happening place. Then there's Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach. Sunday,...
  • Looking to gamble? Here's the deal...

    Looking to gamble? Here's the deal...
    Every casino offers the most games possible allowable by state law; it's just that those laws are, well, a little confusing. Just a quick tip, here: Not every casino offers the same games. So, here we go: If you go to a casino operated by the...