| 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...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Fiat giveaway: The June promotion at Mardi Gras Casino climaxes at 10 p.m. Tuesday with the prize of a Fiat 500L in the casino's Ticket To Ride promotion. Slot players who earn 20 points between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. Tuesday will receive an extra entry....
| 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....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:46 AM
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,...
| 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...
| May 15, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Talk about a promotion that will keep a person coming back: Isle Casino and Racing (1800 SW Third St., Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, TheIslePompanoPark.com) awards free play for a year to four people every Saturday in May. Drawings are every hour from 6 to...
| May 28, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Charlotte Fraeman won $10,000 Tuesday at Mardi Gras Casino. That was the top prize in the May "Candy Machine of Cash" promotions.
Players who earned 10 points had a chance to dispense the Candy Machine. Ten players were selected at 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p....
| 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...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Out of the frying pan and into the fire, I'm switching from one dance show to another, with barely a week between the "Dancing with the Stars" finale and the "So You Think You Can Dance "premiere.
Audition episodes are often my least favorite, primarily...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:08 AM
They say to buy cars at the end of the month, when salesmen are trying to reach a quota. Whether that's true or not, it's certainly valid for casinos. That's the time reserved for people to drive off in new wheels, and three South Florida casinos will rev...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:28 PM
The Chicago Gospel Music Festival still is two weekends away, but someone forgot to tell a few performers at this past weekend’s Chicago Blues Festival. “Amazing Grace,” rather than “Sweet Home Chicago” or some other blues...