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State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

House, Senate On Different Gambling Tracks

House and Senate leaders are taking divergent approaches to the perennially thorny issue of gambling, with the House vetting a soup-to-nuts gaming measure Thursday even as the Senate pursues negotiations with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

03/26/2015

Florida Money

Two Major Business Group Back Seminole Compact

Two of the Capitol’s most influential business lobbies, in a new television ad, are urging an extension of a state gambling agreement with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

03/09/2015

Jeb Bush speaks to business leaders in Broward County on 3/21/14. (Source: CBS4)

GOP Candidates Seeking Millions From Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson

LAS VEGAS (CBSMiami/AP) – If you’re trying to figure out which GOP heavyweight is considering a presidential run in 2016, watch Las Vegas this weekend as the candidates try to win the support of billionaire […]

CBS Miami–03/27/2014

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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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Poll: Miami-Dade Voters Want Vegas-Style Casinos

Over half of likely Miami-Dade County voters said they want Las Vegas-style casinos in South Florida, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

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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Fla. House Ready To Move Ahead On Destination Resort Casinos In S. Fla.

Republican leadership in the Florida House signaled Tuesday it’s ready to pass legislation that would allow Las Vegas-style casinos in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–02/04/2014

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Anti-Gambling Chatter Dominates Legislative Hearing

Panhandle residents sounded off Thursday against the state expanding gambling.

11/14/2013

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Fla. To Hold 2nd Hearing On Casinos And Gambling

Will the Sunshine State take a gamble on gaming?

CBS Miami–10/30/2013

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Florida Senate Holding Hearings On Gambling’s Future

State senators are set to hold the first of four public hearings about gambling’s future in Florida. The first hearing will come at the north campus of Broward College on Wednesday.

CBS Miami–10/23/2013

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