South Florida casinos are staying fresh with new slot machines.
On Tuesday, Feb. 28, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 800-937-0010, SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com) installed four Betty White’s Tall Tales Video Slots. They feature a 43-inch curved display and ultra-HD graphics. The ageless comedic actress contributed video and voiceover.
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek (5550 NW 40th St., 954-977-6700, CasinoCoco.com) recently installed four Playboy Don’t Stop the Party! slots featuring Miami rap star Pitbull. And the Casino at Dania Beach (301 E. Dania Beach Blvd., 954-920-1511, CasinoDaniaBeach.com) added two of those machines as penny games with a minimum bet of 50 cents and maximum of $3.
The new slots at Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-454-7000, GulfstreamPark.com) include six Lock It Link machines (bets cost from 50 cents to $5), four Tree of Wealth (40 cents to $44), two Sherlock Holmes (75 cents to $3.75) and six more Royal Reels for a total of 18.
Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-924-3200, MardiGrasCasinoFL.com) has new “How To Marry a Millionaire” and “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” machines, both starring Marilyn Monroe.
Hialeah Park Racing and Casino (2200 E. Fourth Ave., 305-885-8000, HialeahPark.com) now has Alfastreet Royal Derby, a horseracing game with a bet range of $2 to $500.
The 2017 Isle Battles at the Beach continues until Tuesday, March 7, at Isle Casino Racing (777 Isle of Capri Circle, Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, TheIslePompanoPark.com). On Monday, Feb. 27, Delray Beach’s Michael Amato was declared winner of Event 8, a no-limit hold ’em with a $360 buy-in, after a heads-up chop with New Yorker Marty Zabib. Amato walked with $70,766, and it was $55,100 for Zabib.
The main event, March 2-6, has a buy-in of $1,500 and guaranteed payout of $500,000.
HABANA IN HIALEAH
The Habana Boys will perform free outdoor concerts this weekend at Hialeah Park. Billed as a blend of Il Divo and “Jersey Boys,” the Cuban group has embarked on its first U.S. tour. Classically trained singers in their 20s, they’ll perform a medley of opera, Motown, Broadway and Cuban hits.
Friday’s 10 p.m. show is part of “Girls Night Out,” with women receiving free specialty cocktails in the two hours leading up to it. 93.9 MIA’s GiGi Diaz will host.
The Habana Boys also will go onstage Saturday at 10 p.m., following an 8 p.m. meet and greet in the Havana Café. Sunday’s performance, starting at 4 p.m., is part of Hialeah’s “Family Day” with AM 670 La Poderosa and DJ Larry Lopez entertaining the crowd before and after.