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(Source: CBS4) Greyhound racing may be a thing of the past

Critics Look To Shut Down Greyhound Racing

Several lawmakers, on Wednesday, joined with animal-rights groups and two rescue dogs at a Capitol news conference calling for changes in the state’s decades-old greyhound racing industry—a sport that has seen waning popularity in recent year.

02/19/2014

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Weatherford: ‘Lights Dimming’ On Florida Gambling Bill

Odds are getting longer against stand-alone casinos in Florida in the near future as a stalemate between Gov. Rick Scott and House Speaker Will Weatherford appears to deepen.

CBS Miami–02/19/2014

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Lawmaker: Shift Florida Lottery Into Gaming Commission

As lawmakers look at overhauling the state’s gambling landscape, a new gaming commission could include a shift of management for the 25-year-old Florida Lottery.

02/11/2014

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State Gambling Bill Delayed Two Weeks

The rollout of a comprehensive gambling bill for the state has been delayed.

02/09/2014

Slot Machines

Genting, Gulfstream, Horse Industry Strike Gambling Deal

Gambling operator Resorts World Omni has struck a deal with Gulfstream Park in the hope of getting slot machines rolling at a downtown Miami property.

CBS Miami–01/08/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Anti-Gambling Chatter Dominates Legislative Hearing

Panhandle residents sounded off Thursday against the state expanding gambling.

11/14/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Battle Over Future Of Gambling In Florida

Officials in Tallahassee are pushing against legislative changes that could expand gambling in Florida telling members of the Senate Gaming Committee that any expansion would alter the state’s image as a family friendly destination.

10/30/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Study Finds Gambling Expansion Wouldn’t Produce Major Impact

As lawmakers continue to debate a possible expansion of gambling in Florida; a major study has found that a gambling expansion wouldn’t have much of an impact on the economy or Florida society.

CBS Miami–10/30/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Fla. To Hold 2nd Hearing On Casinos And Gambling

Will the Sunshine State take a gamble on gaming?

CBS Miami–10/30/2013

(Source: CBS4)

State Cashing In On Seminole Gambling Money

With the expiration of a gambling deal with the Seminole Indians on the horizon, the tribe for the first time has raked in so much money that it sent an extra $4.3 million to the state.

CBS Miami–10/23/2013

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