LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Churchill Downs Racetrack (“CDRT”) broke ground today on its $60 million state-of-the-art historical racing machine (“HRM”) facility in Louisville. CDRT also unveiled the name and branding for the new facility, Derby City Gaming.
The 85,000-square-foot facility will open in fall 2018 at 4520 Poplar Level Road, Churchill Downs’ former Trackside location (also known previously as Sports Spectrum), and less than half a mile from the Poplar Level Road exit off the Watterson Expressway (I-264).
“Churchill Downs is proud to have been part of the Louisville community for more than 140 years, and we are excited about our continued growth in this great city. We are moving full speed ahead to develop and open Derby City Gaming, an innovative new facility which pays homage to the place we call home,” Churchill Downs Racetrack president Kevin Flanery said.read more
BILOXI, Miss – Beau Rivage Resort & Casino presents the seventh annual Million Dollar Heater Jan. 4-15, 2018. The Million Dollar Heater is a poker players’ paradise with $1,000,000 in guaranteed prize pools and 65 tables. The schedule starts with a $600,000 guaranteed event with an entry fee of $300 +$45 + $10, and the main event features a $300,000 guaranteed prize pool with an entry fee of $2,500 + $200.read more
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.read more
Every craps player has his or her own philosophy of play. Some wild action players look to make as much money from each bet as possible. They will bet proposition bets such as the Any Seven, individual numbers such as 2, 3, 11 and 12, the Horn and the like.
My mentor the late Captain of craps, the man I wrote about in my latest book I Am a Dice Controller, called all proposition bets “crazy crapper bets” and with good reason; the chances of keeping the game a close contest between the player and the casino was a longshot indeed.read more
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…read more
As the leaves change colors and Fall jumps in to full force, there is nothing better than kicking back and enjoying a tasty warm cocktail on a lazy afternoon.
So, when we came across this tasty recipe from Milisa at MissintheKitchen.com, we couldn’t wait to give it a try! It is easy and quick to make so be sure to give it a try!read more
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!read more
(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.read more
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017) – Churchill Downs Incorporated and Brown-Forman Corporation announced a five-year agreement through which Brown-Forman’s Woodford Reserve bourbon will be the presenting sponsor of the Kentucky Derby.
Brown-Forman is based in Louisville, Kentucky, home of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby.read more
It’s Looking a Lot Like Christmas at Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee.
Santa and Mrs. Claus wouldn’t dream of missing their annual trip to Nashville’s iconic Gaylord Opryland Resort and neither should you. The 2,888-room resort’s 34th annual A Country Christmas celebration is a holiday destination with dazzling decorations, festive shows, attractions and more.read more