Styx at Magic City, Dania; $1K high hands at Hard Rock
Rock band Styx hits the stage at 8 p.m. Friday at Magic City Casino and 8 p.m. Saturday at The Casino @ Dania Beach. Styx formed in 1972, producing “Come Sail Away,” “Renegade,” “Blue Collar Man (Long Nights),” “Babe” and “Lady.” The Magic City show is $30 ($500 for VIP tables of four), the Dania show is $50 ($600 for VIP tables). “Come Rock Away” VIP packages are $200 at Magic City, $225 at Dania Beach and include an up-close ticket, Styx tour shirt, poster, hat, button and tour laminate. Go to CasinoDaniaBeach.com, MagicCityCasino.com or call 844-234-SHOW.
The 29th Annual SFPC Toys in the Sun Run takes off at 9:30 a.m. Sunday from Mardi Gras Casino. More than 30,000 bikers are expected to take part. Gates open at 6:30 a.m. and cost is $10 plus one unwrapped toy for riders, or $20 without a toy. The ride ends at Markham Park in Sunrise, where the Charlie Daniels Band will perform.
High hands are really high from 2 p.m. to midnight Saturday in the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Room. It’s $1,000 every 30 minutes, with rollovers. A quick note, though: They also had $1,000 high hands last weekend and the room was packed. So you might have to wait for a table.
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek has $500 high hands every 20 minutes with rollovers from 6:20 p.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. and the same times Dec. 26 and 31.
Hialeah Park doesn’t have a big monthly poker tournament booked for December – probably a good idea because of the holidays – but still has a $75 tournament that includes a free buffet at 6 p.m. Mondays. The event has a $5,000 guaranteed prize pool.
Calder Casino gives away $5 in free play for ever donation of $5 or more in toys. The offer runs through Dec. 18. Toys must be in new, unopened packages and if the donation is close to the $5 minimum, they suggest you bring the receipt.
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