Secretariat became a national celebrity when he won the Triple Crown in 1973.
The horse racing superstar captured the Kentucky Derby and then rolled in the Preakness Stakes before turning in a dazzling performance in the Belmont Stakes, winning by an astounding 31 lengths.
The colt known as “Big Red” became the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years – setting records in all three legs – and ran himself onto the cover of Sports Illustrated, Time and Newsweek magazines.
As any poker player can tell you, there are few things more satisfying than having a pair of pocket aces. While it’s not a guaranteed win, you wouldn’t trade those cards for anything, and you can be fairly confident that you’ll be happy with the end result. The Mirage in Las Vegas has taken this concept to a unique conclusion, namely its “Aces of Comedy” series at the Terry Fator Theatre.
As the name implies, the idea is to bring in a collection of unbeatable comedians; high-caliber, crowd-pleasing, can’t-miss talent. For audiences who may be hesitant to take a chance on an unknown comedian, worried about sitting through yet another uninspired series of jokes about airline food or the differences between men and women, the Mirage’s “Aces of Comedy” series was conceived as a way of bringing a winning hand of comedy to audiences on a consistent basis. In light of the recent tragic events, this is certainly a town that could use some of the healing power of laughter, and these Aces are ready to deliver.
Wind Creek Casino & Hotel – Atmore, Alabama
When it comes to great times, entertainment, and excitement, Alabama is booming with three great casino properties offering winning moments every step of the way. Two properties, Wind Creek Montgomery and Wind Creek Wetumpka, are located near Montgomery, Alabama, an easy drive away from Atlanta and Birmingham. Wind Creek Atmore, located in the Gulf Coast region of Alabama, boasts more of a resort type of destination and should definitely be an addition to your calendar. And if you are looking for an exotic getaway, the most recent addition to Wind Creek’s family of properties, the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino, offers the best of the Caribbean with fun and excitement like no other. When you add in high-reward gaming, major entertainment, and the extensive amenities, you have everything needed for a winning experience!
(Bowler, Wisconsin) Known as the “Midwest’s Friendliest Casino,” North Star Mohican Casino Resort is a premier destination nestled in the breathtaking North Woods of Wisconsin. Located within an hour of Green Bay and minutes north of Hwy 29, North Star offers gaming enthusiasts everything they could imagine, and more.
The property is a sure bet when it comes to choosing your next gaming adventure.
Who’s hungry? We are excited to unveil some of the top casinos and their culinary offerings in this year’s Casino Dining Guide.
If you aren’t carving out time to check out your favorite casinos dining options, you are missing the boat!
Whether you are celebrating something special and go to the white table cloth, fine dining steakhouse, or want something more casual, we have listed some of our top picks for your consideration and think you’ll enjoy them as much as we do!
Craps is the most exciting game in the casinos. Craps players are an interesting and diverse lot too – from working-class men and women betting a small percentage of their incomes, all the way up to the economic elite of society betting tens of thousands of dollars on a single roll of the dice.
“Baby needs a new pair of shoes,” one says. Another says, “I need a new Lear jet!” It doesn’t matter what category you are in, the game holds fascination and thrills galore no matter your betting level.