Gambling

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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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Gambling Deal ‘Enormous, Gargantuan Lift’ This Session

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.

02/25/2015

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Top Rainy Day Remedies

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.

CBS4–09/10/2014

Marie Petit-Louis arrested on allegations of exploiting an elderly woman. (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Caretaker Accused Of Stealing Thousands From Elderly Woman

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.

09/03/2014

Florida Lottery (Source: Florida Lottery)

One Ticket Hits Powerball, Florida Lottery Rolls Over

Someone who bought a ticket in California won the Powerball jackpot of $60 million

07/20/2014

Florida Lottery (Source: Florida Lottery)

Powerball, Florida Lottery Rolls Over

Florida Lotto and Powerball players are hoping they’ll have better luck this Wednesday to win lots of cash as the jackpots for both games have rolled over.

07/13/2014

Constitution #4 (far right), riden by Javier Castellano, leads Wildcat Red #1, riden by John Velazquez, General a Rod, riden by Joel Rosario and Cairo Prince #3, riden by Luis Saez, out of the fourth turn in The Besilu Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park on March 29, 2014 in Hallandale, Florida. (Source: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

A Couple Dimes Could Bring Millions At Gulfstream

Someone could turn 20 cents into millions of dollars at Gulfstream Park.

05/25/2014

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Bust Rounds Up 15 On Narcotics & Gambling Charges

Police conducted a raid of the “Our Place Lounge” Thursday night making 15 arrests.

CBS Miami–05/02/2014

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