Author: Nick Sortal

How’s it look for compact? Gaming Congress to discuss

Florida Gaming Congress meets this week As Tallahassee gears up to discuss the upcoming Seminole compact, and the collateral effects, here’s a way to get a head start on things: Top casino legislators, operators and other experts will be discussing the possibilities at the annual Florida Gaming Congress. The conference is usually held in South Florida, but this year, it’s in Orlando Jan. 6-7 (about the time this site goes public). Speakers this year include Maureen Adams, president and general manager of Calder Race Course, Inc.; Marc Dunbar, a partner in Jones Walker legal firm; Steve Geller, former president of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States; Izzy Havenick, Vice President of Political Affairs for Magic City Casino, Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Racing and Poker, and Dania Jai-Alai; Dave Jonas, CEO, Casino Miami and Donn Mitchell, chief administrative officer for Isle of Capri Casinos Inc. Get more info at...

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Seminole Coconut Creek promotions for January

Seminole Coconut Creek promotions for January Seminole Casino Coconut Creek has a varied list of promotions in January, including four slot tournaments, its popular Coco’s Lucky 5’s promotion (twice) and a doo-wop concert. Here’s their list, with light editing by me: $15,000 Slot Tournament: Tuesday, Jan. 5, from 2 to 8 p.m. – Casino Floor – Tournament Area by CenterStage The top 75 players will be awarded their share of the $10,000 prize pool. Earn $5 Comp Dollars on tournament day to be eligible to play. $20,000 Jackpot Party Payout: Wednesday, Jan. 6, from 8 to 10 p.m. –...

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Gambling News from Hard Rock, Hialeah Park & Dania Casino

Hard Rock Poker Series Kicking Off The first big poker series of the year is at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Jan. 7 – 20, 2016 with a WPT DeepStacks Main Event carrying a $1 million guarantee. Held in the resort ballrooms, the series will feature 15 events with several secondary events and qualifiers. The Main Event final table will be held in Paradise Live and live streamed on WPTDSLive.com. The LHPO schedule can be found at www.SHRPO.com. The...

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