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..
Jeff Yaniga was the big winner at the inaugural Honda Classic Charity Poker Tournament, everyone had fun and I got a good poker reminder.
(Sorry, this was to have been posted on Friday, my fault.)
Seminole Coconut Creek’s massive slot tournament in January was a record for Florida.
One only had to sit through a public hearing on gambling to get a taste of how diverse the state's interests are -- and the Florida Senate Gaming Committee did just that Wednesday.
Here’s what happens when a city commissioner tries to get involved in state gambling policy: Incomplete information, a skittish pari-mutuel owner and the commissioner calling the mayor a name.
Well, this road show certainly has drawn interest. The Florida Senate Committee on Gaming makes the first of four stops across the state to gather information from Floridians, and the list of those registered for Wednesday in Coconut Creek stands at 60.
Gambling research company Spectrum Gaming Group released a 464-page report describing the state of gambling in Florida and what 12 various scenarios would result in.
Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd come to Stage 305 at 8 p.m. Saturday at Magic City Casino (450 NW 37th Ave., Miami, 305-649-3000, MagicCityCasino.com). That means you can expect to hear “Sweet Home Alabama,” “What’s Your Name?” and, of...
Bimini Superfast’s first casino promotion offers more than $250,000 in prizes, including logo wear, free play and popular electronics. It runs through Dec. 30.
The World Poker Tour has released the dates for the rest of this season, and they include the annual televised stop at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood and three non-televised visits to Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.
The Hialeah Park poker room was flush with customers in its first full month, with pretty much a full house.
The Isle Open Poker Tournament series continues through Oct. 30, with the main event Day 1s running Oct. 24-26.
Casino Miami Jai Alai invites guests to kick off the fall season with slot tournaments, cash giveaways, concerts and their annual Halloween party.
Jay and the Americans will perform 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Mardi Gras Casino grandstand. Cost is $10 for general admission, $20 for premium seating or $40 for VIPs. A fireworks show follows. Among the band'...
A trust formed by three Cooper City residents stepped forward Friday to collect a $2 million Powerball prize.
The World Poker Tour Regional Fall Poker Open runs Oct. 23-Nov. 3 at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.
Carrying a $100,000 guaranteed prize pool, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa will stage the “Little Slick” Poker Tournament here Oct. 16-20.
Gulfstream Park Casino will give away a $75,000 DRAG-U-LA -- they're calling it "the world's 'deadliest' dragster" - on Oct. 30.
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino poker room has another series coming, so this month is about awarding seats to the event.
Studz Poker Club at Calder Casino & Race Course is changing the High Hands promotions in October, as well as having two large event days.
Here is the press release from Fitch Ratings, documenting their upgrade of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
The inaugural Honda Classic Charity Poker Tournament is set for noon Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Palm Beach Kennel Club and it carries a very affordable buy-in: $50.
Big Brother 15 television show contestants Amanda Zuckerman (a Boynton Beach resident) and McCrae Olson are featured at The Andy Slater “See You Later” Poker Tournament at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Stax Poker Lounge at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.
Some people say slot machines are just adult video games, so this is kind of a retro promotion: Seminole Classic Casino (4150 N. State Road 7, 954-961-3220, SeminoleClassicCasino.com) will give away two XBox 360s with Kinect every 30 minutes from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Players can...
South Florida media personalities line up for photos in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's Pinktober campaign. "The photo shoot was rockin' fun and the images are pinktacular!" notes Seminole Hard Rock Public Relations Manager Yaffa Mizrachi.
Some cars are just a magic word, and "Corvette" is probably right up there at the top. Seminole Casino Coconut Creek will unveil the first 2014 Corvette Stingray at 11:30 a.m. Thursday.
Former Marlin Jeff Conine hosted a poker tournament at Calder's Studz Poker Club Sunday. With former pro football and baseball players as celebrities, the turnout attracted 247 entrants and raised $117,000 for the Conine Clubhouse, a home-away-from-home for families whose children stay at the Joe...
Magic City Casino in Miami continues to offer consistently large high-hand payouts in its October schedule.
Look for an increase in electronic table games at Calder Casino and Race Course, notes Paul Pippen, senior director of slot operations.