1/3Mega Madness Catch all the March Madness action at the Cube bar on a 185-inch screen and 27 LCD TVs full of NCAA hoops while enjoying $4 food and drink specials (including 20-ounce cocktails). Rivers Casino, 3000 S River Rd, Des Plaines (888-307-0777). Mar 19-Apr 8. See ncaa.com/march-madness for tourney schedule.
2/3Go Deep Enjoy longer poker-tourney play for modest buy-ins at Majestic Star�s March Mayhem Deep Stack Challenge. (Not to be confused with that other famous March tournament.) Majestic Star Casino, 1 Buffington Harbor Dr, Gary, IN (888-225-8259). Mar 20, 22 at 7pm; Mar 21 at noon; Mar 23 at noon, 7pm; Mar 24 at 10am. Buy-ins range from $120-$330.
3/3Photograph: Jamie-James MedinaWhoa, Mack Bobby Womack wrote an early Stones hit (�It�s All Over Now�) and sang on Gorillaz tracks (including �Stylo�). Dude gets around. He�s also got soul to spare. Jeffrey Osborne (�Stay with Me Tonight�) opens. Horseshoe Hammond, 777 Casino Center Dr, Hammond, IN (219-473-6060). Mar 23 at 8pm; $65-$85.