Action Gambling in South Florida with Nick Sortal
Satellites at Hard Rock; Isle Open starts Monday

  The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is running satellites at 6 p.m. Sundays in October for the Hard Rock Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open. The satellites feature a $385 buy-in with five seats guaranteed into the $3,500 buy-in Nov. 27 tournament that carries a $2 million guarantee.

The Isle Poker Open begins Monday with a $75 buy-in, $50,000 guarantee tournament. Day 1s are at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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Calder offers bonus slot play for 'heroes'; other South Florida promotions

It's the little things: Armed forces, public safety and medical professionals with valid ID receive $10 free play after earning 20 slot points in the Hero Day promotion Thursdays at Calder Casino and Race Course. The casino is at 21001 NW 27th Ave., Miami Gardens. Call 305-625-1311.

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Seminole Hard Rock celebrates Pinktober

 Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino officials strive to make a splash when they put on an event, and one they excel at is their Pinktober campaign.

 This year again features pink merchandise, pink drinks and pink hotel amenities. Proceeds benefit local breast cancer awareness charities.

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Vanessa Rousso reflects on 'amazing' 'Big Brother' experience

Wellington native, ousted Wednesday in reality show, has no regrets.

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4 South Florida casinos have car giveaways coming up

Need a new ride? Four casinos are giving away vehicles in the next several days.

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek (5550 NW 40th St., will hand over the keys to a Mercedes-Benz E350 Sedan at 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26. Starting at 7 p.m., 10 patrons every hour will be selected, with eight receiving $250 in free play and two becoming finalists to return for the 11 p.m. drawing.

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Wellington native Vanessa Rousso finishes third on 'Big Brother'

'The strongest female ever to play' the CBS reality competition earned no money after spending 98 days in a house.

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