This weekend’s gambling promotions
Saturday night promotions abound at Miami-Dade casinos this month:
Hialeah Park Hialeah Park Casino (2200 E. Fourth Ave., Hialeah, HialeahPark.com, 305-885-8000) is promoting “Mega Money Saturdays” this month, doling out $10,000 in free slot play and cash each Saturday. The casino gives away $1,000 in free play at 2, 3 and 4 p.m., then $2,000 cash at 5 p.m. It’s the same buildup Saturday nights, with $1,000 in free play hourly from 9-11 p.m., then $2,000 cash at midnight. Player’s club members receive one free entry, and earn more entries with every 25 slot points earned.
Calder Casino & Race Course (21001 NW 27th Ave., Miami Gardens, CalderRaceCourse.com. 305-625-1311) gives away up to $5,000 in free play every 15 minutes from 5-10 p.m. each Saturday this month. Slot players can earn drawing entries with every 10 points throughout the week, and on Thursdays those with loftier player’s club status can earn from three to 10 entries for every 10 points accrued.
Conjunto Impacto, which has been playing Cuban and salsa music since 1975 (including “Los Limones” and “Que Bueno esta este Pais”) plays a free show at 9 p.m. Saturday at Casino Miami Jai-Alai (3500 NW 37th Ave., Miami; Miami, CasinoMiamiJaiAlai.com, 305-633-6400). At 10 p.m. Sunday, the casino gives away a Chevy Trax.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com, 866-502-7529) brings back its popular “Hard Rockin’ Sevens” promotion from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. One player will be selected every seven minutes to win $777 free play.
The original Drifters, Coasters and Platters are long gone, but able replacements croon hits from the 1950s and ‘60s at 8 p.m. Thursday at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek (5550 NW 40th St., SeminoleCasinoCoconutCreek.com, 954-977-6700). Tickets are $35, $45 and $55 at www.ticketmaster.com
Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, MardiGrasCasinoFL.com, 954-924-3200) has Pay off Your Plastic from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays. Earn 75 slot points for a chance to win up to $2,500 cash, with prizes increasing as the night goes on.