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.
A 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.
Rain showers and thunderstorms might put a damper on your beach plans, but that doesn’t mean your weekend has to be a wash out. Even though, as Floridians, we rely on good weather for good times, there are plenty of fun indoor activities that can keep you entertained all weekend long. Kiss the bad weather blahs goodbye with some of these rainy day remedies.
The caretaker of an elderly woman was arrested after she allegedly swindled nearly a million dollars out of her charge and went on a gambling spree.