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Mardi Gras

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  • 7 weird items that will drop New Year's Eve (not the Times Square ball)

    The Times Square ball won't be the only that item that will be dropping from high perches around the country for the New Year's Eve countdown. The illuminated crystal ball that descends in New York City a minute before midnight has become such a famous...
  • Mardi Gras promotions for January

    Mardi Gras promotions for January
    Here are the promotions for January at Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach: Mondays Points to Play Slot Tournament. 1pm, 5pm, 9pm sessions. Redeem 100 points for an entry into the slot tournament for a chance to score a share of over $10,000 bonus...
  • Bahamians ring in New Year with Junkanoo

    Bahamians ring in New Year with Junkanoo
    The sounds of freedom reverberated down Bay Street in Nassau as local Bahamians celebrated the centuries-old tradition of Junkanoo, filling the warm salty air with native rhythms and kaleidoscopic costumes to bring in the New Year.  Lost in the twirling...
  • 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...
  • Universal Studios: Daughtry, Robin Thicke, Barenaked Ladies, Cody Simpson in Mardi Gras concert lineup

    Universal Studios: Daughtry, Robin Thicke, Barenaked Ladies, Cody Simpson in Mardi Gras concert lineup
    Daughtry will kick off the Mardi Gras concert lineup at Universal Studios on Feb. 8. Universal released about three-fourths of the schedule Wednesday. When complete, there will be 20 event dates, the largest Mardi Gras in Universal Orlando's history....
  • Sundance: Highlights include 'Hellion,' 'Finding Fela,' 'Dinosaur 13'

    The Sundance Film Festival, which opens Thursday, does not have an annual motto, but if it did the one this year might be "We Hear You." Understanding that its frigid Park City, Utah, location makes standing in the festival's endless lines something...
  • 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...
  • NBA All-Star game uniforms will be short-sleeved jerseys

    NBA All-Star game uniforms will be short-sleeved jerseys
    Adidas and the NBA have unveiled the 2014 NBA All-Star game uniforms, which will be short-sleeved jerseys in vibrant colors with unique decals honoring New Orleans, the host city. An official release on NBA.com said "the uniforms are inspired by New...
  • Mardi Gras poker adds free-roll Friday

    Mardi Gras poker adds free-roll Friday
    The Big Easy Poker Room has added another free-roll to its calendar, making for a tournament every night at the Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach -- six of them free.  This one is at 7 p.m. Fridays and it's a $2,500 Texas Hold 'em shootout. That...
  • 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...
  • Mardi Gras has $1,000* high hands every 30 minutes

    Mardi Gras has $1,000* high hands every 30 minutes
     As the high-hand arms race continues to escalate, Mardi Gras Casino's Big Easy Poker Room reaches into its till: The casino has $1,000 high hands every 30 minutes from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.  The fine print: That's if the high hand hits at $2-$5 no-...