Author: Nick Sortal

New games in Magic City poker room

New Games at Magic City Poker Room Four new card games, all with potential for scoring quick cash, have livened up the poker room at Magic City Casino in Miami. “They’re all a form of poker, but they all appeal to a broader and different clientele,” Magic City President, Alex Havenick says.  The games are: Ultimate Texas Hold ‘em, Three-Card Poker, Two-Card Poker and One-Card Poker (or, as we called it as children, “War”). Players bet as little as $5 and use their cards to make the best possible hand, losing their money when they have trash but earning big...

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Powerball at $400 million — and growing!

Powerball at $400 million — and rising! We’re now into some really big money for Powerball: we’re talking $400 million-plus. Powerball, which has rolled over since Nov. 7 (that’s 17 times) is at the seventh-highest lottery jackpot total ever. The record is $656 million in March 2012, when three players split the top prize in Mega Millions. The next Powerball drawing is at 10:59 p.m. Wednesday. The exact grand prize won’t be computed until Thursday morning, and generally during these big run-ups, there’s a rush of ticket sales the day of the drawing.  (Sales cut off at 10 p.m....

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Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Jan. 7-20

Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open Kicks Off Soon The first major South Florida poker series in 2016 is the Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open, which runs Jan. 7-20 and consists of 15 events. The main event is the WPT DeepStacks tournament Jan. 14-18, which consists of $1 million in guaranteed prize money. The total payout likely will be more, as players’ entry fees have surpassed (well, actually smashed) the total promised in most of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood’s poker events in 2015. This one costs $1,100 to enter, but there...

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