The person who drew the most attention during the Island Breeze's opening hasn't won a poker tournament in eight years, and got criticized and sued after he did take home the bracelet.
For a minute there, it looked as though decoupling might still make it.
Council Oak Steaks & Seafood restaurant at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has expanded to offer lunch from noon-3 p.m. Saturdays and extended bar hours from 3 – 5 p.m.
The investigation is still ongoing -- so the public still doesn't know the details of what happened -- but we know this: You won't be buying any more lottery tickets at three Pompano Beach stores that were busted on April 2.
How many chances does a poker player get to win a tournament? How bad does it hurt when you miss out, not because of bad luck, but just because you got flat-out outplayed?
Tuesday is Earth Day, and Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-454-7000, GulfstreamPark.com) is trying to make the world better by giving away an environmentally friendly car, a Nissan Leaf. The promotion runs from 6 to 10 p.m. Player's...
Before you focus on the cards or the slots at Mardi Gras Casino, take a look at the poker-themed paintings in the entryway.
Even though people play solitaire on their phones, their computers and with real cards on their kitchen tables, it's not usually found in casinos.
OK, we're saying this one more time: If you're going to pick lottery numbers, don't go for the obvious. Or else you'll be unhappy with the payout.
Why is this night different from all other nights for Eric Afriat?
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,...
The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open, a series of 62 tournaments, starts Thursday with a $1 million guarantee event.
Beauty is expected, of course, but to be Ms. Racing Queen, a woman also has to have horse sense.
Mike Tramp, best known for his work in the rock bands White Lion and Freak of Nature, will be performing in Seminole Casino Coconut Creek’s Nectar Lounge at 8:30 p.m. Friday. The show is free.
Gulfstream Park is offering a nice prize for the Florida Derby, but you can't use it until next year.
A St. Petersburg man took home the top prize in the main event of the Isle's Battles at the Beach.
A charity poker tournament is set for 6:45 p.m. April 1 to benefit Scheck Hillel Community School, a private Jewish school near Aventura.
An annual poker tournament that benefits the Permanently Disabled Jockeys' Fund is set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, at Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino.
Those societies for the prevention of cruelty to watermelons have done their job. Gallagher is on his final tour, hanging up his Sledge-O-Matic. The comic who smashes fruit and makes humorous observations will bring his Last Smash Tour to Magic City Casino (450 NW 37th Ave., Miami)...
A foundation created after a 15-year-old boy died in an “angel flight” holds its fourth annual poker tournament at 1 p.m. at the Palm Beach Kennel Club in West Palm Beach.
Most poker rooms plan out their promotions well in advance, but sometimes the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino slips in an extra surprise.
You can tell Ultra MusicFest is coming: DJ Questlove, the official DJ and drummer whose group the Roots is the house band for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, will be giving an exclusive concert at Resorts World Bimini at 8 p.m. Saturday.
A Sunrise man claimed a $12 million Florida Lotto jackpot in Tallahassee Tuesday, the first Lotto win in Broward or Palm Beach county since a Davie woman won in September 2012.
The Isle's annual Battles of the Beach poker series begins its main event Thursday. There are Day 1s at 11 a.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
The Florida Lottery has upped its digital game, with smartphone and tablet access that could yield a trip to Ireland.