| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Debt-strapped casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp said it will shut its Showboat Atlantic City casino in August due to falling revenue and high property tax in Atlantic City.
Revenue from Atlantic City has declined by more than $3 billion since...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Mardi Gras party: Because there are so many July Fourth options, Mardi Gras Casino is holding its patriotic celebration on Tuesday. Among the planned events is a national anthem-singing contest. One of the 15 finalists will win $1,000 and sing the...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:03 PM
The Big Easy Poker Room at Mardi Gras Casino is known for its easy-to-figure-out promotions.
In July, it's every 15 minutes all day, with the cash rolling over.
They'll pay out $300 for $2-$5 no-limit or $3-$6 limit from noon to 10 p.m., and $200...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Seminole Classic Casino (4150 N. State Road 7, 954-961-3220, SeminoleClassicCasino.com) has a patriotic promotion: free slot play. Players began earning entries on Tuesday. Every 20 minutes from noon to midnight Friday, one person will win $1,000 in...
| Jul 12, 2014
Forget that Saturday's returning Boca Burger Battle will have 20 restaurants vying for meaty supremacy, and forget that steel-stomached eaters will compete to chow down the most frankfurters during Sunday's Hot Dog Fest. The real struggle this weekend...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:31 PM
The state’s dog tracks would be required to report greyound-racing injuries under a measure approved by state senators in the waning hours of the annual lawmaking session.
The measure, SB 742, now must get rushed to the House for a vote there....
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Before Bruce Springsteen shifted into high gear on Thursday in Tampa, he offered a holiday greeting:
“Happy May Day,” Springsteen told the crowd at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, after strolling to the spotlight with his guitar....
| May 19, 2014
| 3:18 PM
The following information was taken from Elmhurst police reports:
Three men reportedly wearing Mardi Gras style masks and black hooded sweat shirts approached a man at Fullerton and Howard Streets on May12, asked him if he wanted to fight and then got...
| Apr 4, 2014
Leftovers from this week's grand opening of Universal's Cabana Bay Beach resort hotel:
•Ten shuttle buses run between the hotel and theme parks, and they're painted to resemble woody station wagons. (From a few angles, you can see a surfboard...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Six Flags America launches its 2014 season on Saturday, opening weekends in April and May and daily for spring break, April 12-21.
The Maryland theme park has a new Mardi Gras section featuring New Orleans-themed rides, parades and other activities....
| May 6, 2014
| 9:22 AM
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....