Pari-Mutuels Try To Block Gambling InitiativePari-mutuel facilities have asked the Florida Supreme Court to reject a proposed constitutional amendment that seeks to make it harder to expand gambling in the state.
Gelber To Rep Anti-Casino Effort Before Supreme CourtFormer state Sen. Dan Gelber will provide legal representation at the Florida Supreme Court for an anti-casino group trying to get an initiative on the 2018 ballot.
Judge Pushes Back Seminoles' Blackjack TrialA trial determine the fate of blackjack tables in the Seminole Tribe of Florida's casinos has been pushed back.
Gambling Plans Melt Down In Florida SenateA proposal that would have ratified a $3 billion gambling deal between the state and the Seminole Tribe folded Tuesday in the Senate, indicating the bill is doomed for the legislative session that ends next week.
State Target Pari-Mutuels Over Card GamesFlorida gambling regulators filed complaints this week against seven pari-mutuels over a lucrative type of card games, accusing the facilities of illegally operating the games more than three years after state officials first approved them.
Seminole Tribe Request Mediation With State Over Card GamesThe Seminole Tribe of Florida has requested mediation in its dispute with the state over whether it can still offer banked card games, including black jack, in the future.
State Deal With Seminoles Over Blackjack Just About UpFor the time being, the Seminole Tribe of Florida plans to continue to allow blackjack and other card games at their casinos even after their five year compact with the state ends.
House Panel Approves Stripped Down Gambling BillA stripped-down gambling bill has been approved by a state House panel.
Lawmaker Renews Push To Bring Mega Casinos To FloridaA state lawmaker is taking a big gamble on a new bill that would bring two resort casinos to South Florida.
Gambling Deal 'Enormous, Gargantuan Lift' This SessionA 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.
Man Accused Of Robbing Magic City Casino WinnersA man is accused of stalking and robbing Magic City gamblers.
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