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Mardi Gras

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 4 casino car giveaways this weekend

    4 casino car giveaways this weekend
    They say to buy cars at the end of the month, when salesmen are trying to reach a quota. Whether that's true or not, it's certainly valid for casinos. That's the time reserved for people to drive off in new wheels, and three South Florida casinos will rev...