Calder, Hialeah build up to car giveaways

Father’s Day fun at Miccosukee, Mardi Gras,

Two Miami-Dade casinos have big car giveaways coming up:

Calder Casino draws the names of three qualifying slot players from 6-9 p.m. on Saturdays, including on June 26, the date of a Nissan Maxima giveaway. Other patrons can win up to $10,000 each of the next two Saturdays.

Hialeah Park is leading up to a July 2 Mercedes-Benz giveaway. Players who earn at least 100 slot points receive an extra entry into the big drawing.

This weekend,  Casino Miami has a Father’s Day giveaway from 3 p.m. to midnight Sunday. Hourly drawing prizes include Invicta watches, Art of Shaving kits and $2,000 cash.

Miccosukee Resort & Gaming offers free Everglades tours and village admission to fathers, and has three buffet offerings Sunday: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the second floor ballroom, brunch is $35.95, $17.95 for children; from noon to 11 p.m at the Empeeke Aaweeke restaurant it’s $23.95, $13.95; and from 12:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Café Hammock it’s $15.95, $10.95.

Mardi Gras’ French Quarter restaurant has an Italian buffet from 4-9 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $18 plus tax and gratuity.

The final weekend of Magic City Casino’s Ultimate Miami talent competition is this weekend. Ultimate Miami Bartender and Ultimate Miami Dessert Maker competitions are at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Admission is $40 and includes drink and dessert samples. Comedians are at 8 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $40, which includes a set by Carlos Mencia.

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek gives away a BMW Z4 and $15,000 Sunday. Two people will be picked hourly starting at 7 p.m. for the car. Eight others hourly get $250 in free slot play.

 The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino usually has only one promotion a month open to the general public: the Hard Rockin’ Sevens. It’s from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, and every seven minutes one person wins $777 in free play.

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