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