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Coconut Creek, others have weekend casino giveaways

The Martin Luther King Day holiday on Monday makes it a three-day weekend for some, and Seminole Casino Coconut Creek knows you have a dream. There’s a giveaway of up to $2,500 every two hours from 1 p.m. through 9 p.m. Saturday and Monday. On Sunday, 10 players will win $5,000 in cash or free play during the same time. There’s also a $25,000 Rise & Shine Slot Tournament from 9 a.m. to noon. The top 30 scores get paid, plus four last-chance winners receive $500 free play each at the casino (5550 NW 40th St., 954-977-6700,

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 866-502-7529, gives away $1,000 in free play every 15 minutes from noon to 8 p.m. Mondays. The free play will be auto-loaded to the winning Player’s Club account.

Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-924-3200, has “Wheel or No Wheel” from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays. Slot players who earn 25 points have a chance to be one of three names drawn hourly. Those players spin a big wheel or open a briefcase to win a share of over $150,000 in cash and prizes for the month.

The Isle Casino and Racing (1800 SW Third St., Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, has a slot tournament every 15 minutes from 5-9:45 p.m. Thursdays. The winner of each 20-player tournament gets $50 in free play and the overall winner collects $2,500 in free play.

Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-454-7000, gives away a Smart Gear Package as part of a series of drawings each Monday this month. The Smart Gear Package (value $2,500) is given away at noon, 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.; $250 in free play is the award from 1-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.

The Bronx Wanderers, who play music from the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s (with a name like that, what else would they play?), croon at 10 p.m. Saturday at Hialeah Park Casino (2200 E. Fourth Ave., Hialeah,, 305-885-8000)

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