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.
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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.
Someone who bought a ticket in California won the Powerball jackpot of $60 million
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.
Someone could turn 20 cents into millions of dollars at Gulfstream Park.
Police conducted a raid of the “Our Place Lounge” Thursday night making 15 arrests.
New campaign finance reports, filed this week, show that millions flowed into the campaign accounts of Florida’s two main political parties during the first three months of 2014.
House Speaker Will Weatherford put a lid on any gambling legislation this session, including a proposal backed by the Senate’s first family that would require tracks to report greyhound injuries and deaths.
A gambling overhaul approved Wednesday by a House select committee opens the door for slot machines in Palm Beach County and could make it easier for industry giant Genting and Gulfstream Park to get rolling on a casino hotel in downtown Miami.