On Wednesdays in July, Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-924-3200, MardiGrasCasinoFL.com) has the “Crappiest Promotion.” Each hour from 5 to 9 p.m., three winners team up to roll their way to a share of more than $180,000 in bonus play.
And from Mondays to Thursdays, Mardi Gras has a “Johnny on the Spot” promotion. From 9 to 11 a.m., guests get $15 in bonus play for every 30 points they earn on their card.
On Mondays, Calder Casino (21001 NW 27th Ave., Miami Gardens, 305-625-1311, CalderCasino.com) hosts a “Cat 5” promotion that lets players pick numbers like in a lottery. You can earn up to three picks on Sundays and Mondays for 25 points each — for six picks total —and then pick the numbers on Mondays starting at 9 a.m. Numbers will be drawn hourly from 7 to 9 p.m. Winnings start with two matches, and you win the grand prize of $1,000 in cash by matching all five.
On Wednesdays, Calder has a “Roundup Slot Tournament.” From noon to 2 p.m., you have a chance to win up to $500. To play, earn at least 10 points on Tuesday or 25 on Wednesday. You get $20 in free play if you win your round. And each of the top 40 gets a share of $2,000 in free play plus a free bingo entry.
Magic City Casino (450 NW 37th Ave., Miami, 305-649-3000, MagicCityCasino.com) will host a $25,000 poker tournament on July 31. But only players who had a royal flush using both of their hole cards during the month of July are eligible. The first-place winner pockets $12,500.