Big lottery winners usually take their time getting their affairs in order before snagging their loot, either celebrating their first few days or lining up their money with some kind of planner.
Three years ago Tuesday the federal government shut down online poker in the United States, accompanied by projections the game's popularity would quickly fold.
Casino Miami Jai Alai officials report a flurry of jackpots so far in April, totalling more than $1 million just 12 days into the month. Casino Miami’s Executive Director of Marketing Stephen Blank says a big one is hitting about every...
There may be more successful poker players vying for $5 million in prize money in Hollywood this week, but none carries the glamour of Jennifer Tilly.
Seminole Classic Casino (4150 N. State Road 7, Hollywood, 954-961-3220, SeminoleClassicCasino.com) will present "Take It or Leave It," a version of "Deal or No Deal," from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday. One person will be called onstage every 30 minutes, with the top prize being $5,000 in...
The performance by Dennis DeYoung of Styx and his band, set for Saturday, has been canceled.
During Tuesday’s Senate Committee on Gaming meeting, Sen. Tom Lee, R-Bradenton, asked pointed questions of track representatives, and I wondered where he was going with it.
Luis Ruiz Diaz, of Coconut Creek, claimed a $500,000 prize in the Gold Rush Tripler Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. Ruiz Diaz purchased his ticket at M & S Food Store, located at 4400 W Sample Road in Coconut Creek.
HistoryMiami and the 11th Judicial Circuit Historical Society will host a panel discussion on Thursday about Florida’s gambling industry, although the topic surely is...
The Zombies were cool way before "The Walking Dead."
Island Breeze executives hope the gambling winds blow favorably. Owners of the refurbished ship, which sails out of the Port of Palm Beach, launched a soft opening March 15 but are now ready to go full-sail.
He has been on the job only about a month, but right away, there's a big event for David Grub.
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek offers a $10,000 giveaway on April 13 and gives away $555 in free play every five minutes on April 14.
Dania Casino and Jai-Alai has two 12-hour promotions going, and they intersect.
The big giveaway this month at Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-924-3200, MardiGrasCasinoFL.com) is a huge pile of cash — $20,000 — and the loot will be doled out at 10:30 p.m. April 29. But to get your name into that drawing drum, you...
A charity poker tournament at Mardi Gras Casino's Big Easy Poker Room raised almost $50,000 for the Scheck Hillel Kulanu Scholarship Fund.
Talk about a visual: Gulfstream Park officials placed faux displays of crumpled machines near two entryways to advertise 84 loose slots.
Calder Casino & Race Course springs into April with a variety of new promotions in the casino, tournaments in Studz Poker Club, and racing giveaways on Saturday.
Mardi Gras Casino offers a $20,000 drawing on April 29, and a bonus play promotion on April 20.
Casino Miami Jai Alai invites guests to come out during the month of April for numerous drawings, a Nissan Juke giveaway and free concerts.
Dan Piela of Wheaton, Ill., won Event 1 of the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Monday at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
Gulfstream Park hosted its fourth Florida Derby Charity Poker Tournament on Wednesday, an annual event that benefits the Permanently Disabled Jockey’s Fund.
Poker dealer schools usually involve hours of training in person and an ability to juggle a schedule, but now there's an online option.
I remember playing video poker games at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and noticing that it didn't matter what cards I threw away and what cards I kept.
Dania Casino and Jai-Alai (301 E. Dania Beach Blvd., 954-927-2841, DaniaCasino.com) will present its first big giveaway on Wednesday: a C250 Mercedes-Benz. Slot players have received a drawing voucher for every 200 points earned Sundays through Wednesdays. From 2 to 8 p.m. hourly,...