Sunday, November 29, 2009

Quarter Horse Racing at Hialeah Park

Hialeah Park reopened on November 28, 2009 for quarter horse racing. The season ends February 2, 2010. Live races run Saturday through Tuesday. First post time is 2:05pm. Gates open at 1pm with free parking and free admission.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Magic City Casino Now Open

The new Magic City Casino opened at Flagler Dog Track in October. The casino features 700 slots and video poker machines, a poker room, a buffet and snack bar, and an outdoor bar with live music. The casino also has a pretty active entertainment. There is also live greyhound racing five days a week, plus simulcast wagering every day.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

South Florida Poker News - November

Promos, Special Tournaments, Food & Drink Specials

Here's a look at some of the poker promotions and more notable tournaments for November in Miami and Fort Lauderdale. We'll update as additional news becomes available.

Poker Room Grand Opening (Calder Race Course) - Calder's Studz Poker Club (29 tables) opened October 23rd.

$10,000 Guaranteed Deep Stack Tournaments (Calder Race Course) - November 14th, 15th, and 21st at 11am. $100 buy-in, 10,000 units to start with 30 minute blind levels.

Hand Bonuses (Mardi Gras) - Royal Flushes pay $599, plus bad beat jackpots, and high hand bonuses daily.

Special Guaranteed Tournaments (Seminole Hard Rock) - The Hard Rock's popular guaranteed tournaments range in buy-in from $75 to $1100. Click here for the complete schedule.

Big Slick Tournament (Seminole Hard Rock) - The monthly event is scheduled for November 28th at 11am ($1100 buy-in). Satellites available ($150 buy-in).

$10 Off Any Tournament Entry (Seminole Hard Rock) - Simply sign up for the Hard Rock's promotions and events email newsletter (click here), then print out the coupon you receive and take it to the poker room.

Bonus Awards (Seminole Hard Rock) - The Hard Rock also runs daily high hand, aces cracked, and 4-of-a-kind promos.

Seven Deuce Tournament (Pompano) - Saturday November 28th at 2:07pm. $720 buy-in for 7200 chips. $72 add-on for an additional 7200 chips.

Beginners Tournaments (Dania) - Sundays at 4pm (excluding first Sunday of the month). Entry is only $15.

$100 Shootout (Dania) - Saturday November 28th at 12:30pm. 10 tables, 100 players max. Each table plays down to one player, with table winners meeting at the final table.

Dan Le Batard Celebrity Poker Tournament (Dania) - Wednesday, November 25th. $50 entry.

$50 High Hand Awards (Dania) - Daily 1-4pm. Plus other promos such as aces cracked and splash the pot beginning at 5pm.

Free Drinks & Food (Dania) - Dania offers complimentary house beverages while playing non tournament games. Get a free sandwich 1-3pm. Free coffee and sweets are served at 3pm.

$150 High Hand Awards (Flagler) - Every day. Plus, $1000 high hands hourly 3pm-mid on November 27th.

More Jackpots & Awards (Miami Jai Alai) - The Crystal Card Room has the following promotions: Royal Flush progressive jackpots, four aces ($100), hourly high hand awards ($100), straight flush awards ($100).

Aces Cracked (Seminole Hollywood Casino) - Aces cracked promos, 4 of a kind bonuses, straight flush bonuses, and other promos. See casino for schedule.