A former Miami police officer has been sentenced to two years in prison for accepting thousands of dollars in bribes from an illegal gambling operation.
Despite narrow approval by a House committee Tuesday, odds remain long that lawmakers will sign off on a gambling proposal that could do away with dog racing, pave the way for Las Vegas-style casinos in South Florida and open the door for slot machines in Lee and Palm Beach counties.
Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart isn’t getting the kind of attention he’d like as Spring Training comes to a close.
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.
The last 24 hours have certainly been a whirlwind for Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart, with the reasons having nothing to do with Spring Training or his work on the field.
With a new baseball season just days away from beginning, a Miami Marlins pitcher finds himself dealing with what could be a very serious controversy.
A Florida House panel is set to take up some major issues in Florida’s gambling industry next week.
Florida’s GOP-controlled Legislature kicks off its annual session Tuesday, one that could be consumed by plenty of high-profile issues — but lacking the intensity that comes during an election year session.
A state lawmaker is taking a big gamble on a new bill that would bring two resort casinos to South Florida.
Pension reform. Gambling. Pot. Alcohol wars.