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Damn it, Janet, the Rocky Horror Picture Show slot machine is here


The Rocky Horror Picture Show has come to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 800-937-0010, Or at least, the Rocky Horror slot machine has.

You'll find it on the casino floor after you enter the building.

"It's just a jump to the left. And then, a step to the right."

Or something like that. Hands on hips not required.

The machine is based on the 1975 cult classic movie and was created by WMS, which is part of Scientific Games. You'll play with Dr. Frank-N-Furter, Janet, Brad, Riff Raff, Magenta, Columbia and even Rocky Horror.

According to the company's website, "The Time Warp Feature, Free Spins Bonus, and the Bonus Wheel ensure Frank and his offbeat crew have something to show to all players.

"Transvestite delights and the offbeat crew from the hit '70s movie are featured in this 5 reels, 25 lines slot game. Players love the Time Warp feature, which awards numerous bonuses. As Magenta claimed, 'I'm lucky, he's lucky, we're all lucky!' "

And you're doubly lucky because the casino has two of the machines.

The open is closed

The Isle Open at Isle Casino Racing (777 Isle of Capri Circle, Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, lasted Oct. 4-31. It featured 15 events and 13 satellites. The no-limit hold 'em championship, with a $1,500 buy-in and $500,000 in guaranteed payouts, was played over the final four days. Edward Novak of Connecticut won, taking home $166,071.

Meanwhile, down at the fronton

Watching and wagering on jai alai can pay big, besides being entertaining. At the Casino at Dania Beach (301 E. Dania Beach Blvd., 954-920-1511,, the superfecta payout on a $1 bet for Game 9 on Oct. 12 was $6,826.50, spokeswoman Sandra Rodriguez says. The $2 trifecta for Game 1 on Oct. 13 paid $3,088.40, and a trifecta for Game 1 on Oct. 3 paid $3,026.40.

A big hit

The third annual Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Casino Night, hosted by Marlins' legend Jeff Conine, took place Oct. 1 at Calder Casino (21001 NW 27th Ave., Miami Gardens, 305-625-1311,, and the numbers have been announced. More than $80,000 was collected, and 500 people attended.

A slots tournament awarded an all-inclusive trip to Las Vegas to the first-prize winner, Samantha Hodges of Weston.

Proceeds went to the Conine Clubhouse, a hotel-like facility where families of hospitalized kids stay for free.

For the dogs

On Saturday, Nov. 12, Magic City Casino (450 NW 37th Ave., Miami, 305-649-3000, will host Wiener Bash. For the price of a ticket ($60-$125), you can eat as many hot dogs and sausages as you want, while the Guess Who ("American Woman," "No Sugar Tonight"), War ("Low Rider," "Why Can't We Be Friends?") and Foghat ("Slow Ride," "Fool for the City") will perform onstage.

Wiener Bash is the greatest theme for a classic rock concert ever.

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