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Mardi Gras

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  • One year in, Carnival CEO working to right the ship

    MIAMI A year after stepping into the top job at Carnival Corp., Arnold Donald still doesn't know what he was thinking when he heard the offer. After a board member from the world's largest cruise company called him to say that then-Chairman and chief...
  • 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...
  • 2 WSOPC stops for Kennel Club

    The Palm Beach Kennel Club began hosting World Series of Poker Circuit stops in 2011, and the relationship appears to be a healthy one: The WSOPC announced that this year's tour will make two stops in West Palm Beach, including one later this month....
  • Friday's Bulletin Board

    Friday Castaway Island, 9:30 a.m. to 5:20 p.m. at Topeekeegee-Yugnee Park, 3300 N. Park Road, Hollywood. $8 plus $1.50 park entry. Call 954-357-8811. Firecracker Criterium, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brian Piccolo Park, 9501 Sheridan St., Cooper City. Call...
  • Saturday's Bulletin Board

    Saturday Aqua Zumba, 9 a.m. at Driftwood Community Pool, 3000 N. 69th Ave., Hollywood. $5. Call 954-471-4093. ArtsPark Creation Station, 2 to 3:30 p.m. at ArtsPark, 1 Young Circle, Hollywood. Free. Call 954-921-3500. ArtsPark Live, 8 to 9:30 p.m. at...
  • Sunday's Bulletin Board

    Sunday Broward Model Boat Club Public Instruction, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Markham Park, 16001 W. State Road 84, Sunrise. $1.50 park entry. Call 954-687-6462. Coin, Currency, Jewelry and Collectible Show, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mardi Gras Casino, 831 N....
  • Patriotic? Play slots

    Patriotic? Play slots
    Seminole Classic Casino (4150 N. State Road 7, 954-961-3220, SeminoleClassicCasino.com) has a patriotic promotion: free slot play. Players began earning entries on Tuesday. Every 20 minutes from noon to midnight Friday, one person will win $1,000 in...
  • 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...
  • CASINOS

    CASINOS
    Mardi Gras party: Because there are so many July Fourth options, Mardi Gras Casino is holding its patriotic celebration on Tuesday. Among the planned events is a national anthem-singing contest. One of the 15 finalists will win $1,000 and sing the...
  • 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...
  • Caesars Entertainment to shut Showboat Atlantic City casino

    Caesars Entertainment to shut Showboat Atlantic City casino
    Debt-strapped casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp said it will shut its Showboat Atlantic City casino in August due to falling revenue and high property tax in Atlantic City. Revenue from Atlantic City has declined by more than $3 billion since...