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Weatherford: ‘Lights Dimming’ On Florida Gambling Bill

Odds are getting longer against stand-alone casinos in Florida in the near future as a stalemate between Gov. Rick Scott and House Speaker Will Weatherford appears to deepen.

CBS Miami–02/19/2014

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Giant Gambling Wish List, Seminole Compact On The Table

Slot machines, blackjack and roulette are back on the table as lawmakers prepare once again to tackle the high-stakes issue of gambling in a state that everyone agrees is already one of the industry’s biggest cash cows.

CBS Miami–09/04/2013

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Well-Funded Group Aims For Resort-Style Casinos In Florida

A new group with big-money funding is working to bring resort-style casinos to Florida’s poker players and slot slingers.

CBS Miami–07/14/2012

(Source: CBS4)

New S. Fla. Casino Ship To Set Sail In March

While lawmakers in Tallahassee battle over proposed plans to bring Las Vegas style megacasinos to South Florida, officials in Palm Beach County have given approval to a new casino ship.

CBS4–01/10/2012

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Powers, Casino Battle Over Million-Dollar Marker

Former Ocean Drive mogul Jerry Powers, now CEO of Plum TV, is heading to court to keep from losing his assets over a $1.2 million gambling debt he has refused to pay.

03/20/2011

Roulette tables may be coming to South Florida in casino-style resort hotels (Source: CBS4)

New Bill Proposes Las Vegas-Style Hotels In Florida

There is new proposed legislation Friday that aims to bring Las Vegas-style gambling hotels to Florida.

CBS4–03/04/2011

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