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Destination Resorts Bill

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Anti-Casino Group Study: Mega Casinos Will Cause Crime Spike

If craps tables and roulette wheels come to South Florida crime will spin out of control. That was the claims of casino opponents who released a scientific study Wednesday, showing that casinos will boost burglary, car theft, robbery, rape, prostitution and political payoffs.

CBS4–02/01/2012

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Panhandle Voters Approve Slots, Court Battle Looms

Voters in two north Florida counties approved measures that may allow slot machine permits at pari-mutual facilities in the counties on Tuesday.

CBS4–02/01/2012

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Poll: Let Voters Decide Future Of Casinos In Fla.

Let the people decide the future of casinos in Florida. That’s the results of a new poll of registered Florida voters.

CBS4–01/30/2012

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Bondi Says No To Slots Outside South Florida

Attorney General Pam Bondi has issued an opinion against slot machines at pari-mutuels around the state except for Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.

CBS4–01/13/2012

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House Holding Cards Close On Gambling Prospects

The idea of bringing Las Vegas style casinos to Florida may be gaining popularity among residents but it’s still unknown whether Florida lawmakers will move forward with the ambitious plan.

CBS4–01/12/2012

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Fight Over Casinos Grows As House Holds Gaming Workshop

The battle over whether to allow three mega-casinos to operate in South Florida takes center stage in Tallahassee Wednesday.

CBS4–01/11/2012

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Poll: More Floridians OK With Vegas Style Gambling

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — The thought of bringing Las Vegas style casinos to the state of Florida is gaining popularity. A new poll shows Florida voters approve of bringing casinos to the state by a small […]

CBS4–01/10/2012

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Senate Committee Approves Casino Resort Bill

Clearing the first legislative hurdle, a Senate committee Monday approved a controversial bill that would allow up to three resort casinos in Florida.

CBS4–01/09/2012

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Senate Committee To Vote On Revised Gambling Bill

A Senate committee Monday will consider a sweeping proposal that would allow three mega-casinos in Florida, offer the possibility of additional gambling at pari-mutuel facilities and try to rein in Internet cafes.

CBS4–01/07/2012

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Changes To Gambling Bill Has S. Floridians Taking Sides

It’s a new twist in a casino controversy that has people taking sides. The legislation proposed to bring mega destination gambling resorts to South Florida is changing and expanding gambling even more to include pari-mutuels.

CBS4–01/05/2012

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