Dania Casino and Jai-Alai opened in February and now the promotions are ramping up.
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 866-502-7529, SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com) is giving away $100 in free play every two minutes from 3 to 9 p.m. Mondays in March. To be eligible, guests must be actively playing slots with their Player's Club...
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek promotions for March, lightly edited by me:
Mardi Gras Casino likes to go big on Fat Tuesday, and the second annual Mardi Gras Mania drew quite a crowd.
Rock and roll star John Waite will be performing at Casino Miami Jai Alai at 9 p.m. Saturday.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino promotions for March, sent by their staff and lightly edited by me:
The destination casino proponents have been quiet as the Florida Legislature has chugged along, but Tuesday Andy Abboud decided it was time to speak up.
Palm Beach County inched closer toward becoming slot-friendly on Monday.
The Magic City poker room offers $1,500 high-hand payouts from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays through Fridays in March.
I spoke with Noah Carbone, card room director of the Palm Beach Kennel Club, today. He notes that the heartbeat of the story is still the same -- a guy took a chip and the card room had to follow the rules.
Chan Pelton, happy about conquering 180 poker players, slipped a chip from his stack into his pocket as the final hands of the tournament played out.
It’s better than traditional bingo: The machine automatically fills out your card and pays you. And there are bonuses.
Magic City Casino hosts All You Need is Love: A Beatles Tribute Concert, at Stage 305, Magic City Casino’s indoor entertainment venue, at 8 p.m. Friday.
Broward and Miami-Dade counties would each open one Las Vegas style hotel casino if a bill introduced on Monday works its way through the Florida Legislature.
Robert Transue of North Lauderdale won the February $100K event at the Isle Casino and Racing in Pompano Beach.
The David Posnack Jewish Community Center is holding another charity poker tournament at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The money raised benefits Andra's Hand, which is a 501(c)3 organization supporting families and children with autism.
Haitham Hussein, 42, of Lake Worth, claimed a $500,000 prize in the 20X The Cash Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
El Nuevo Herald's Enrique Flor came up with good details on the new owners of Dania Casino.
A short documentary produced by NoCasinos.org, called "Pushing Luck," will be shown throughout Florida including in Miami.
Yes, the walls were a fresh bright red, and long-awaited slot machines covered two floors at Dania Casino and Jai-Alai. But there was something else unique at the 61-year-old fronton.
By the time Fabulons drummer Richie Benjamin strikes the first downbeat, the dance floor at Mardi Gras Casino is full. And it stays packed throughout the night.
Isle Casino and Racing (1800 SW Third St., Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, TheIslePompanoPark.com) will wrap up its February promotion Sunday with the giveaway of a Ford Expedition. Five guests will win $250 in free play every hour from 5 to 8 p.m. Then, at 8 p.m. Sunday, someone...
Nobody in Florida hit the $425 million Powerball Wednesday night, but Monroe Bostic, Jr., 59, of Deerfield Beach, claimed a $1.3 million Mega Money jackpot Thursday at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
You can easily debate whether big-time poker as a TV sport is fading, but here's something that makes this year's World Series of Poker captivating: The winner is guaranteed $10 million.
GREY2K USA and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals held a press conference Thursday, reporting that 74 racing greyhounds died in Florida between May 31 and Dec. 31.
Dania Casino & Jai Alai opens to the public at 9 p.m. Thursday.
Ruslan "Russ" Dykshteyn triumphed over a 658-entry field in the $1,675 buy-in Palm Beach Kennel Club Main Event Monday to pocket a $202,335 payday, his first Circuit ring, and a seat into the 2014 WSOP National Championship.
Talk about having an itch: The Florida Lottery announced Monday that sales of scratch-off tickets exceeded $78.5 million last week, and that's a record.
Stuz Poker Club at Calder Casino and Race Course offers $200 high hands every 15 minutes from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays.
Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-454-7000, GulfstreamPark.com) is helping slot players who've earned at least 1,250 points this month with their Valentine's Day plans. The award is two dozen red roses, a $50 gift card and a box...
Seminole Classic Casino (4150 N. State Road 7, 954-961-3220, SeminoleClassicCasino.com) is marking Presidents Day weekend with a $1,000 cash giveaway every 20 minutes from 2 to 10 p.m. Sunday, calling it the "All About the Benjamins" promotion.
OK, this gambling stuff is heating up. NoCasinos.org sent out a press release announcing its "statesmen's council" of supporters. Best for Florida, sponsored by Associated Industries of Florida, spelled out its thoughts supporting gambling expansion in Florida. Below are their press releases.
With Valentine's Day on Friday and Presidents Day on Monday, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek (5550 NW 40th St., 954-977-6700, SeminoleCasinoCoconutCreek.com) is offering four days of promotions.
Playing off the wave of interest in three-card poker nationwide, Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino has introduced a Florida version of the game.
The Lucky Hearts Poker Open is proving to be just that for two poker-playing lovers. Last year, Lily Kiletto finished second in the event, and this year her boyfriend, James Calderaro, took home the top prize of $271,103 Tuesday night at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's big promotion for February involves free play on Mondays.
James Caldwell, of Orlando, claimed the $46 million Florida Lotto jackpot from the Dec. 18 drawing, lottery officials announced Tuesday morning.
There has been more than two years of casino hotel talk in Tallahassee, so what’s one more week?
When it comes to job interviews, some card rooms try out poker dealers the way Broadway auditions singers: You perform well, or you go home.
With Valentine's Day approaching, romance is in the air. Well, for some people. So a trip to Paris may make for a pretty darned good present, especially if it comes from someone who hangs out at a casino. Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach,...
'Walking Dead' slot machines lurch into the Seminole Hard Rock.
It's kind of not in my best interest to admit this -- after all, I'm paid to write stories -- but this whole gambling discussion is kind of being over-played and overwritten.
It's poker season in West Palm Beach: the World Series of Poker Circuit Series kicked off Wednesday at the Palm Beach Kennel Club, with players from across the country coming to town.
Jonathan “Zaz” Zaslow and AM 790 radio and FM 104.3 The Ticket host a poker tournament at 7 p.m. Thursday at Casino Miami Jai-Alai, 3500 NW 37th Ave., Miami.
The Big Easy Poker Room has added another free-roll to its calendar, making for a tournament every night at the Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach -- six of them free.
Florida's dalliance with Las Vegas-style casinos is back on, with a state leader saying he'll propose a bill next week.
The Marshall Tucker Band plays Casino Miami Jai-Alai at 9 p.m. Saturday.
If you don’t know that the Super Bowl is Sunday when you walk into the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, you certainly will by the time you get to the bar.
It doesn’t involve a giveaway, but an event this weekend at Isle Casino and Racing is all about living large.
You know, not every casino cares about its very elderly guests. They usually don't drop much coin and they don't feed into the marketing storyline of a venue being a hopping, happening place.
Farid Jattin of Miami won the Isle Poker Classic main event last week at the Isle Casino and Racing in Pompano Beach. The main event drew 566 entries in the $1,090 buy-in event.
Get ready for more poker action: The Lucky Hearts Poker Open launches Wednesday at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek and runs through Feb. 11.
Well, maybe this is the year for a slew of lottery wins in South Florida. We're off to quite a hot streak.
This is a pretty fair Internet deal: Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino is trying to hit 75,000 Facebook likes by Feb. 1. If you help, you get two beers.
The Dania Jai-Alai fronton is hopping again. Electricians are wiring up slot machines, cooks and servers are polishing the bar, and everyone is walking around very, very quickly.
The Jurassic Park slot machine created quite a buzz this fall at the Global Gaming Expo, and now two Seminole casinos are the nation's first to offer it to the public.
The Isle Casino and Racing (1800 SW Third St., Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, TheIslePompanoPark.com) will give away a Lexus IS350 at 9 p.m. Saturday after offering players 24 days to pile up drawing entries. Since Jan. 1, the casino has awarded one free daily entry per player and...
Here's a new twist mixing the Super Bowl and poker. It uses the square game, i.e., where each player has one of 100 squares and if the final score ends in the correct numbers, he is the winner.
The lights are still out on night cruises to Bimini, following a failed appeal attempt by casino giant Genting.
Nancy Vinniti, 62, of Greenacres, claimed a $1 million prize in the 100X The Cash Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. Vinniti chose to receive her winnings in a one-time, lump-sum payment of $693,916.80.
For those who missed it over the weekend, there was possibly the worst disaster in poker history over the weekend at the Borgata in Atlantic City when officials discovered someone had entered counterfeit chips into a tournament.
Rooney’s Golf Foundation held its Fouth Annual Charity Poker Tournament on Saturday in the Poker Room at Palm Beach Kennel Club, and the event set two records: 117 players and $8,283 raised for Autism Project of Palm Beach County, FAU Honors College, Pathways to Independence and Potentia...
Pedro Loaces, 52, of Hialeah, claimed a top prize in the $1,000 A Week for Life Scratch-Off game, at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
Air Supply, with Firefall, returns to Magic City Casino at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1.
A lottery win is supposed to be a once-in-a-lifetime event, but lightning has struck again at a Tamarac Sunoco.
The Martin Luther King Day holiday on Monday makes it a three-day weekend for some, and Seminole Casino Coconut Creek knows you have a dream. There’s a giveaway of up to $2,500 every two hours from 1 p.m. through 9 p.m. Saturday and Monday. On Sunday, 10 players will win $5,...
Mardis Gras Casino has jumped on the beer bandwagon with what it’s calling the 1st annual Homebrew Beer Competition 2-6 p.m. Saturday.
Seminole Classic Casino promotions for January:
Gulfstream Park visitors are accustomed to seeing muscular Thoroughbreds sprint side-by-side down the Hallandale Beach track. But this month, a horse about half the size is drawing attention — by doing math on the second floor of the casino.
The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States met over the weekend in Hollywood, and while there's no headline-grabbing news, there were plenty of interesting topics.
Rooney’s Golf Foundation will feature its fourth annual charity poker tournament at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Palm Beach Kennel Club.
In poker lingo, they’re called “leaks,” the weak parts of players’ games that make them vulnerable to opponents. Leaks range from poor knowledge of which hands to fold to making bets that are too small (meaning you’ve left money on the table).