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State’s Indian Casinos’ Gamble Pays Off

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.

03/26/2014

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State Blocks Genting-Gulfstream Deal For Now

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.

03/17/2014

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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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Lawmaker: Shift Florida Lottery Into Gaming Commission

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.

02/11/2014

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State Gambling Bill Delayed Two Weeks

The rollout of a comprehensive gambling bill for the state has been delayed.

02/09/2014

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Genting, Gulfstream, Horse Industry Strike Gambling Deal

Gambling operator Resorts World Omni has struck a deal with Gulfstream Park in the hope of getting slot machines rolling at a downtown Miami property.

CBS Miami–01/08/2014

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Miccosukee Tribe Re-Elects Leader

It was a nail biter election in the hotly contested race to decide who would lead the Miccosukee Tribe for the next four-years. Only 23 votes determined Colley Billie’s reelection victory over his archenemy, ousted former chairman Billy Cypress.

11/29/2013

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State Cashing In On Seminole Gambling Money

With the expiration of a gambling deal with the Seminole Indians on the horizon, the tribe for the first time has raked in so much money that it sent an extra $4.3 million to the state.

CBS Miami–10/23/2013

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Miami Jai-Alai Files For Bankruptcy Protection

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Not even a new casino could save Miami Jai Alai. Its parent company, Florida Gaming Corp., has filed for bankruptcy protection in an effort to fight off foreclosure from the holder of […]

08/20/2013

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Hialeah Park Casino Now Open

South Florida’s Hialeah Park, once referred to as “the world’s most beautiful race course,” opened the doors of its new casino Wednesday.

08/14/2013

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