Gambling

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Miami Ex-Officer Gets 2 Years’ Prison For Gambling Bribes

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.

05/17/2015

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Gambling Bill Remains A Long Shot

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.

04/21/2015

Jarred Cosart #23 of the Miami Marlins pitches during the first inning of the game against the Minnesota Twins at Roger Dean Stadium on March 22, 2015 in Jupiter, Florida.  (Source: Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Cosart: ‘I Never Have, Never Will Bet On Baseball’

Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart isn’t getting the kind of attention he’d like as Spring Training comes to a close.

04/01/2015

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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

Jarred Cosart #23 of the Miami Marlins warms up before the game against the Minnesota Twins at Roger Dean Stadium on March 22, 2015 in Jupiter, Florida. (Source: Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Marlins’ Cosart Says MLB Reviewing His Twitter Account

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.

03/26/2015

Jarred Cosart #23 of the Miami Marlins pitches in the second inning during game one of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals on September 26, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.  (Source: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Marlins Pitcher Jarred Cosart Facing MLB Investigation Regarding Gambling Tweets

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.

03/25/2015

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House Panel To Take Up Gambling Next Week

A Florida House panel is set to take up some major issues in Florida’s gambling industry next week.

03/21/2015

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A Look At The 5 Biggest Issues For The Florida Legislature

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.

CBS Miami–03/03/2015

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Lawmaker Renews Push To Bring Mega Casinos To Florida

A state lawmaker is taking a big gamble on a new bill that would bring two resort casinos to South Florida.

03/02/2015

A cannabis plant is seen in a house of Montevideo on April 25, 2014.    (Photo credit PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Thunderdome’ Captain’s Session: Pot, Beer And Pizza

Pension reform. Gambling. Pot. Alcohol wars.

02/26/2015

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