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Giant Gambling Wish List, Seminole Compact On The Table

Slot machines, blackjack and roulette are back on the table as lawmakers prepare once again to tackle the high-stakes issue of gambling in a state that everyone agrees is already one of the industry’s biggest cash cows.

CBS Miami–09/04/2013

A Federal food stamps card that is used to purchase food. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Gov. Signs Bill Banning EBT Cards At Casinos

Florida welfare recipients who use EBT cards are no longer allowed to use them at “adult entertainment establishments” like strip clubs and casinos.

CBS Miami–05/30/2013

(Source: Calder Casino And Race Course)

Best Casinos In South Florida

Whether you’re a high-roller or an occasional gambler looking to turn $10 into $20, South Florida has several table games, no-limit poker and, yes, the good old fashioned one-armed bandits.

04/16/2013

Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll spoke out about the reasons behind her resignation. (Source: CBS4)

Former Lieutenant Governor Speaks Out About Resignation

Former Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll spoke out Thursday about her alleged involvement in an illegal gambling operation.

CBS4–04/05/2013

(Source: Genting) The Hotel and Restaurant will include 50 restaurants and 4 hotels

Genting Group Withdraws Push For Gambling Initiative On Ballot

In a surprising move, Casino giant Genting is backing off its efforts to get statewide gambling legalization initiative on the ballot to focus on offering support to legislators as they effort tomake a broad examination of gaming in the state.

CBS4–12/06/2012

(Source: Seminole Casino Coconut Creek)

Coconut Creek’s First Hotel Aimed At Casino Patrons

Morlin Hospitality Group has announced plans to build a 105-room Hampton Inn & Suites in the Coconut Creek area.

CBS4–11/21/2012

Poker

Gulfstream Reopens Poker Rooms

A week after a massive aquarium sprung a leak and flooded two casinos at Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino the poker rooms have re-opened.

09/09/2012

37th Miccosukee Indian Arts Festival

IRS Amps Up Miccosukee Tribe Tax Probe

Bungled in an intense IRS investigation, the Miccosukee Indians’ luck is running out faster than that of its casinos’ gamblers.

CBS Miami–08/01/2012

(Source: Genting) When complete, a huge lagoon will stretch from Biscayne Boulevard to the Bay, with beaches and more

Destination Casino Bill Killed Until Next Year

The destination casinos bill making its way through the Florida House died Friday after the House Business & Consumer Affairs Committee that was hearing the bill continued it until the next legislative session in 2013.

CBS4–02/03/2012

(Source: CBS4)

New House Gambling Bill Emerges For Friday Hearing

In a key test for casino gambling in Florida, a House subcommittee Friday will take up a revised bill that would allow up to three destination resort casinos in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.

CBS4–02/02/2012

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