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Mardi Gras

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  • Davie man wins Joe Rose poker event

    Davie man wins Joe Rose poker event
     The 560 WQAM Joe Rose poker tournament drew 170 entries at the Mardi Gras Casino Big Easy Poker Room on Friday.  The total prize pool was a $7,650, not bad for a $56 buy-in. The top six players chopped, each taking $738, and Jim Ordway of Davie being...
  • Mayo: Tallying up winners and losers, 10 years after slots vote

    Mayo: Tallying up winners and losers, 10 years after slots vote
    Slot machines arrived late and left early at Dania Jai Alai. The casino closed its doors for at least a year Monday, just eight months after slots launched with much fanfare — and bombed. Around 300 people lost their jobs. In order to keep the...
  • Former Smithfield High band leader a semifinalist for Grammy Foundation award

    Former Smithfield High band leader a semifinalist for Grammy Foundation award
    The man credited with growing the Smithfield High School band more than six-fold in eight years has been named a national semifinalist for an award by the Grammy Foundation and the Recording Academy. The field for the Music Educator Award, which...
  • Recently opened Dania Casino will close for $50M revamp

    Recently opened Dania Casino will close for $50M revamp
    The house doesn't always win after all. Just six months after opening, Broward County's newest gambling option, Dania Casino and Jai-Alai, plans to close for at least a year, putting 300 people out of work. With only a trickle of revenue, casino...
  • Mardi Gras for October

    Mardi Gras for October
    This October, Mardi Gras Casino offers patrons a share of up to $100,000 playing the Great Pumpkin Trade. Mondays Football Monday Night Blitz. Drawing at end of Monday’s 8:30pm game. Earn 20 points for an entry into the Football Monday Night...
  • Noticias de restaurantes del sur de Florida

    Temple Street Eatery (416 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 954-123-4567, TempleStreetEatery.com) Después de dos décadas de que el Mandarin House de Christina Wan sirviera en el condado Broward, Wan ha abierto su nuevo local de comida casual con un...
  • The Great Chicago Fire Festival lights up the riverfront Oct. 4

    The Great Chicago Fire Festival lights up the riverfront Oct. 4
    It's been 143 years since the roaring flames of the Great Chicago Fire tore through the city, and now the historic event is serving as the symbolic kindling for an unprecedented civic celebration. The Great Chicago Fire Festival will light up the...
  • 2 Mustangs and a Honda are giveaways

    2 Mustangs and a Honda are giveaways
    If winning transportation is your goal, you'll have three opportunities to reach it this week. Isle Casino and Racing (1800 SW Third St., Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, TheIslePompanoPark.com) will give away a Honda Ridgeline Saturday. Casino patrons have...
  • Dania closing for a year, with $50 million in remodeling plans

    Dania closing for a year, with $50 million in remodeling plans
    The casino saying is "the house always wins," but in this case, the house is still rolling the dice. Just six months after  opening and with slot revenues barely trickling in, Broward’s newest gambling option,  Dania Casino and Jai-Alai, will be...
  • Mardi Gras adds seventh nightly free-roll

    Mardi Gras adds seventh nightly free-roll
     Mardi Gras Casino has been offering free poker tournaments six nights a week, with Tuesday nights being the lone holdout.  That changes soon. The Tuesday offering has been an Omaha high-low, with a progressive royal jackpot. But the final tournament is...
  • Three vie for open District 100 House seat

    Three vie for open District 100 House seat
    An open seat in an overwhelmingly Democratic district has attracted three candidates to the primary race. District 100 includes the coastline of Broward and Miami-Dade counties from Dania Beach and Hollywood in the north to Surfside and Bal Harbour in...