In Michael Yormark's vision for his corner of Broward County, a night on the town would include a big-name concert and a bite to eat or a nightcap with a little gambling. A hotel would be handy for tourists.
Having already moved on from the casino-hotel-café business to cattle ranching, spring water and convenience stores, the Seminole Tribe of Florida is now powering up an energy drink.
By Nick Sortal, SouthFlorida.com Osa normally works as a doorman; Ellie is a cocktail server on the casino floor; Jen is a lifeguard. But during December, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino employees are the models for a Sexy Santa photo op. They stand near the casino's...
Steve Bourie's 23rd annual American Casino Guide has hit the streets, with information on every U.S. casino and coupons, including some for local venues.
Lucky Big Wheel may be the simplest game you’ve ever seen, but it’s also quickly becoming among the most popular.
Casino Miami Jai-Alai began celebrating the holidays with its annual Tree Lighting and Toys For Tots promotion.
Lee Stewart of Hollywood is closing out 2013 very nicely: He won his second tournament in two months at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
The Card Player Poker Tour began Thursday at the Palm Beach Kennel Club and the big event begins this week.
Seminole Classic Casino promotions for December:
Mardi Gras Casino promotions for Decenber:
If you haven't printed up your homemade holiday cards yet, here's your photo op: The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood launches “Naughty Christmas” on Friday, featuring "a smoking hot Santa" flanked by two naughty "Hard Rock Girl Elves" that will pose for...
The Rock & Roll Poker Open wrapped up its main event Monday, drawing not only a large field, but a star-studded one -- which is interesting because they could have chosen to play the World Poker Tour in Montreal instead.
Linh Nguyen, 48, of Delray Beach, claimed a $2 million Powerball prize from the drawing held on Nov. 20.
$100,000 Cash Shopping Spree: Sundays, December 8, 15 and 22 from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Grand Prize at 8 p.m. on December 22. Players can win a share of $100,000 cash. Players will earn five entries for every five...
A Mega Money ticket worth $1.3 million sold in Miami remains unclaimed and the 180-day limit to claim the jackpot prize expires at midnight Dec. 15.
As the high-hand arms race continues to escalate, Mardi Gras Casino's Big Easy Poker Room reaches into its till: The casino has $1,000 high hands every 30 minutes from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
A Mercedes CLA will go out the door Saturday at Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-454-7000, GulfstreamPark.com). Every hour from 6 to 10 p.m., five players will select a random box, one of which will contain an entry for the final...
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek sent us this photo of Scott C. from Casselberry, who collected a $200,480 jackpot Friday.
We're getting pretty lax with our lottery tickets in Florida: Days after a $16 million Powerball winner went to a waste, a Fantasy 5 ticket worth $45,087.48 sold in Margate is about to expire.
The Seminole Tribe of Florida has brought Asia's most popular slot machine to its casinos, with a $150,000 minimum jackpot that could hit at any of their properties across the state.
Some people fill up on turkey and head to the mall. Others head to the casino. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 866-502-7529, SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com) caters to the latter, giving away $5,000 in free play every hour from 7 p.m. to midnight....
Casino Miami Jai-Alai hosts America at 9 p.m. Saturday.
The first event of the Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Rock 'n' Roll Poker Open drew 2,098 entrants, and, predictably, ended in a chop.
Sorry, folks, I got behind this month. So, here on Nov. 18, I am finally getting up promotions at Seminole Classic. Well, the car giveaway is still in play...
Comedian Craig Shoemaker will perform in the Grandstand at Mardi Gras Casino at 8 p.m. Saturday as the casino completes its Comedy Challenge.
If you haven’t heard a live version of “Devil Went Down to Georgia” in a while, and that’s something you happen to have been craving, now is your chance to hear it again. The Charlie Daniels Band, best known for that song with the fiery-hot fiddling, will play 7 p.m. Friday...
Mardi Gras Casino's Big Easy Poker room has gone to $500 high hands daily, as well as other enticements:
Somebody walked out of Seminole Casino Coconut Creek with a huge check (literally and figuratively) and they didn't even wager a dime.
Promotions at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek this month:
The 20-event Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Rock ‘n’ Roll Poker Open returns Wednesday and runs through Dec. 2 at The Poker Room at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood.
The mellow, easy country-rock sounds of Firefall hit Mardi Gras Casino Tuesday as the group performs live in the grandstand, followed by fireworks.
Promotions this month at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood:
Every casino offers the most games possible allowable by state law; it's just that those laws are, well, a little confusing.
Seminole Coconut Creek’s Florida’s Largest Slot Tournament is inviting players to vie for $80,000 in prize money, including $25,000 for first place.
George LeMieux, who had more to do with the current state of gambling in Florida than you might think, told Tower Forum attendees Thursday that he doesn't see any major legislation making it through this year -- although he's against destination casinos and a new longer-term compact with the...
Someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Tampa is looking at missing out on more than $16 million. A Powerball jackpot-winning ticket worth $16,666,666.66 remains unclaimed.
The Gin Blossoms kick off an Ultimate Miami Weekend Thursday at Magic City Casino. The alternative rock band takes the stage at 9 p.m. as finalists compete for a $5,000 prize.
After thinking about this a second, I decided it's a really good idea: Calder's Studz Poker Club is holding its $10,000 guaranteed tournament and it's Super Charged High Hands on the same days twice in November.
Former legislators Steve Geller and George LeMieux will discuss the state's complicated gambling landscape Thursday morning at the Tower Club.
Amir Lehavot of Weston scrapped and scrambled, but still was eliminated Tuesday morning at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.
Come Monday, Amir Lehavot will have had more than three months to think through the possibilities at the World Series of Poker final table.
Many casinos offer some kind of Thanksgiving-themed promotion, but Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-454-7000, GulfstreamPark.com) has three this month. From 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays is Turkey Fights. Players who earn 100 slot points are...
By Nick Sortal, SouthFlorida.com I am not a high roller, and the odds are pretty good you aren't, either. That means we rarely have wins and losses in triple digits, and we rarely dine at the fancy casino restaurants. We're the majority: A recent study noted that half of all casino...
Clarence Lee, of Hialeah, claimed a $1 million prize in the 100X The Cash Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
Mardi Gras Casino promotions for November:
In a case that shows that the pari-mutuels are not to be viewed all as one industry all in harmony -- there's all kinds of pushing and shoving among each other -- a state court judge has ruled in favor of Isle Casino & Racing Pompano Park in its nearly five-year dispute with Gulfstream...
With the help of a rat casino, University of British Columbia brain researchers say they have successfully reduced behaviors in rats that are commonly associated with compulsive gambling in humans, a press release from the university says.
The final report from Spectrum Gaming has made its way to the Florida Legislature, and you, too, can read it by clicking here and navigating.
The Isle Open Poker Tournament Series ended in a four-way weighted chop, as you could likely deduce from the smiling faces in this photo..