Friday the 13th: Luck at casinos?

Casinos are all about luck, or at least the perception of luck, and in this case, two places are trying to ward off those Friday the 13th demons by offering manna to its customers.

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek (5550 NW 40th St., Coconut Creek, 954-977-6700, SeminoleCasinoCoconutCreek.com) has a 13-13-13 Giveaway from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday. That means someone will win $1,300 in cash every 13 minutes.

Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-924-3200, MardiGrasCasinoFL.com) will award $1,313.13 at 1:13 p.m. (13:13 military time). Slot players can earn drawing entries from 9 a.m. to 1:12 p.m. Friday.

Meanwhile, Seminole Classic Casino (4150 N. State Road 7, 954-961-3220, SeminoleClassicCasino.com) is bringing back former TV star Jimmie “J.J.” Walker to host Dyno-mite Dollars. (You see, he had this catchphrase …) Every 30 minutes from noon to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sept. 28, four players will be chosen, with one qualifying for the grand prize giveaway at 6 p.m. All others will win $100 in free play. At 6 p.m., one player will win $5,000 cash. All others will win from $200 to $2,000 in free play.


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The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 866-502-7529, SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com) will give out $500 in free play every 10 minutes from noon to 8 p.m. Monday and Sept. 23. One player will be randomly selected every 10 minutes.

Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-454-7000, GulfstreamPark.com) is having its It Takes Two Slot Tournament every Wednesday in September from 7 to 10 p.m. There are free appetizers and drinks.

Saturday nights will appeal to the game-show lover in everyone with the Show Me the Money Giveaway at Calder Casino and Race Course (21001 NW 27th Ave., Miami Gardens, 305-625-1311, CalderRaceCourse.com). Winners hourly from 6 to 10 p.m. will step into a game show for a chance to win up to $2,500 in free play. Everyone will receive a free daily entry, and players can earn additional entries for every 10 points. Entries can be activated starting at 4 p.m.

Casino Miami Jai-Alai (3500 NW 37th Ave., Miami, 305-633-6400, CasinoMiamiJaiAlai.com) offers $500 in free play every 10 minutes. One player will be randomly selected every 10 minutes from noon to 8 p.m. to win.