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Mardi Gras

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  • With casinos closing, Atlantic City considers future

    With casinos closing, Atlantic City considers future
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The blows came fast and furious for this struggling resort over the last week and a half. Its newest and most expensive casino, Revel, declared bankruptcy for the second time June 19 and is threatening to close if it doesn'...
  • Union chief: Showboat Atlantic City plans to close

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — In another blow to this struggling Jersey Shore resort, the Showboat Atlantic City hotel and casino may be seeing its last summer. Bob McDevitt, president of Unite Here Local 54, said he was notified by Showboat's parent...
  • High hands every 15 minutes at Mardi Gras

    High hands every 15 minutes at Mardi Gras
     The Big Easy Poker Room at Mardi Gras Casino is known for its easy-to-figure-out promotions. In July, it's every 15 minutes all day, with the cash rolling over.  They'll pay out $300 for $2-$5 no-limit or $3-$6 limit from noon to 10 p.m., and $200...
  • Dinner theater Sunday at Mardi Gras

    Mardi Gras Casino is offering "Murder at Mardi Gras," a dinner theater comedy, at 3 p.m. Sundays on the second floor. Entertainment coordinator Tony Slade says most of the actors have improvisational backgrounds, which is important in the interactive...
  • Cars, Jet Skis and comedy

    Cars, Jet Skis and comedy
    A Fiat, a Porsche, and a Jet Ski are within reach this week, as are a concert by a noted rocker and a night of laughs. The June promotion at Mardi Gras Casino climaxes at 10 p.m. Tuesday with the prize of a Fiat 500L in the casino's Ticket To Ride...
  • Condo proposal at Gulfstream Park

    Condo proposal at Gulfstream Park
     So the Hallandale Beach City Commission votes Wednesday on whether to approve a condo project at Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino. I don't really see any reason why it won't be approved.  It's interesting on the gambling front because Gulfstream is...
  • Mardi Gras 'Candy Machine' has $10K winner

    Mardi Gras 'Candy Machine' has $10K winner
    Charlotte Fraeman won $10,000 Tuesday at Mardi Gras Casino. That was the top prize in the May "Candy Machine of Cash" promotions. Players who earned 10 points had a chance to dispense the Candy Machine. Ten players were selected at 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p....
  • Man arrested in Hallandale Beach, accused of fourth DUI

    Man arrested in Hallandale Beach, accused of fourth DUI
    A fender bender led to a fourth DUI arrest for a Wilton Manors man, according to Hallandale Beach police. Two officers said they saw Jonathan Edward Porter, 39, try to back a Dodge van into a parking space at the Mardi Gras Casino at 831 N. Federal...
  • GAMBLING

    GAMBLING
    Tickets for Fiat: Mardi Gras Casino continues its $500 giveaway every day at 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. in June, but Tuesdays carry another incentive: Slot players who earn 20 points between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. receive an extra entry into the big drawing of the...
  • The Blues Festival was all about feeling, from high to low

    The Blues Festival was all about feeling, from high to low
    The Chicago Gospel Music Festival still is two weekends away, but someone forgot to tell a few performers at this past weekend’s Chicago Blues Festival. “Amazing Grace,” rather than “Sweet Home Chicago” or some other blues...
  • Catfish Hunter and the Zen of the Treasure Trove

    Catfish Hunter and the Zen of the Treasure Trove
    If you have spent much time matriculating at some of central Broward County’s most authentic beach bars, you are familiar with the laid-back charms of singer, songwriter and guitarist Catfish Hunter. And if you went on to pursue an advanced degree...
  • Questlove opens 3-night DJ residency at The Social

    Questlove opens 3-night DJ residency at The Social
    About the time that many Central Floridians were parked in front of TV sets on Tuesday to watch "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on the show's Orlando road trip, one member of the show's entourage was ready to go to work again. Questlove,...