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Mardi Gras' party draws a crowd

 Tuesday was the namesake day for Mardi Gras Casino, and the Hallandale Beach casino made sure to have a variety of options for gamblers and visitors.

 To celebrate Mardi Gras, the casino booked music and giveaways through Tuesday. The Blues Brothers, featuring Matt “Guitar” Murphy, performed in the casino and did a photo op with the Bluesmobile. Iko Iko with Nicole Yarling will played inside the casino and The Porchdogs appeared outside, along with JP Soars and the Red Hots, followed by fireworks.

  Mardi Gras Casino is at 831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach. Call 954-924-3200 or go to



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