| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Some people fill up on turkey and head to the mall. Others head to the casino. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 866-502-7529, SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com) caters to the latter, giving away $5,000 in free play every...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 7:23 AM
A Mercedes CLA will go out the door Saturday at Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-454-7000, GulfstreamPark.com). Every hour from 6 to 10 p.m., five players will select a random box, one of which will...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Symphony of Lights: Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino kicks off its holiday season at 5 p.m. Friday with the annual Symphony of Lights, at 901 S. Federal Highway, in Hallandale Beach. Mr. and Mrs. Claus, elves, jugglers, stilt-walkers, angels, toy...
| Dec 6, 2013
Ten bands from the past, most of them with songs we have sung for decades, will flood Magic City Casino in Miami this weekend in what chief operating officer Scott Savin says he hopes will become an annual event.
The Magic City Casino Classic Rock...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Lucky Big Wheel may be the simplest game you’ve ever seen, but it’s also quickly becoming among the most popular.
The game, in which players wager on where they think a spinning wheel will stop, is played live in Nevada and other states. It&...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Trainer Mike Maker has already seen the end of the road.
It ends with reaching The Kentucky Derby on May 2. Getting to Churchill Downs started Wednesday when Maker’s horse, General a Rod, finished first in the running of the $100,000 Gulfstream...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:17 AM
The latest proposal to expand gambling in South Florida involves a complicated move to locate a slot machine-only operation in downtown Miami.
It stems from a deal, announced Monday, between Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino and international gambling...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Horse of the Year candidates Mucho Macho Man, Will Take Charge and Wise Dan head the list of finalists for horse racing's 2013 Eclipse Awards, which were announced Wednesday.
The awards are voted on by members of the National Thoroughbred Racing Assn.,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Calder Casino and Race Course (21001 NW 27th Ave., Miami Gardens, 305-625-1311, CalderRaceCourse.com) held an NFL picking contest in the fall. Now, it’s time for basketball. Patrons can visit a kiosk from 9 a.m. Sundays through 5 p.m. Wednesdays...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:02 AM
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.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:35 PM
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.
If you go to Gulfstream's Facebook page and fill out a form, you are on the "VIP Guest list."...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:25 AM
A horse race lasts less than three minutes, but the effort it takes to keep a track running requires 24-7 attention.
That's what visitors learn at Breakfast at Gulfstream, a Saturday morning tradition that attracts families and racing fans to Gulfstream...