A stripped-down gambling bill has been approved by a state House panel.
A state lawmaker is taking a big gamble on a new bill that would bring two resort casinos to South Florida.
A high-stakes deal with the Seminole Tribe set to expire this summer has lawmakers, pari-mutuel operators and out-of-state casinos wrangling over who gets what as the Legislature is once again poised to consider thorny gambling issues during the session that begins Tuesday.
A man is accused of stalking and robbing Magic City gamblers.
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She won a car. Then she didn’t. On Thursday, a South Florida casino gave the woman enough cash to buy a new one.
The Seminole Tribe of Florida is proving there are more to casino resorts than just gambling. New numbers released Wednesday show the state’s eight Indian casinos again increased non-gambling revenue by 25 percent in 2012.
State regulators have denied a request to move a non-profit, pari-mutuel permit associated with Gulfstream Park racetrack to a downtown Miami location, which effectively blocks a deal with gambling giant Genting to start a stand-alone casino.
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.
As lawmakers look at overhauling the state’s gambling landscape, a new gaming commission could include a shift of management for the 25-year-old Florida Lottery.