At a solid waste center in Miami Thursday heavy equipment went about the business of destroying illegal equipment – electronic gambling machines, or, as they’re known in South Florida, maquinitas.
In a surprising move, Casino giant Genting is backing off its efforts to get statewide gambling legalization initiative on the ballot to focus on offering support to legislators as they effort tomake a broad examination of gaming in the state.
Doesn’t it make you proud? As a Floridian, Florida Lottery officials say you stand the best chance of anyone in the nation to win Wednesday’s record drawing. But don’t start counting that money yet.
The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.
Bungled in an intense IRS investigation, the Miccosukee Indians’ luck is running out faster than that of its casinos’ gamblers.
The Florida Supreme Court has cleared the way for the landmark Hialeah Park to install slot machines alongside it’s slate of quarter-horse racing, and in the process cleared the way for slot machines to be permitted anywhere in the state.
After spending half a billion dollars on South Florida real estate, as well as hiring an army of lobbyists, why did the Malaysian gambling giant Genting fail in their bid to get casino gambling approved in the Legislature this year?
In a key test for casino gambling in Florida, a House subcommittee Friday will take up a revised bill that would allow up to three destination resort casinos in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.
If craps tables and roulette wheels come to South Florida crime will spin out of control. That was the claims of casino opponents who released a scientific study Wednesday, showing that casinos will boost burglary, car theft, robbery, rape, prostitution and political payoffs.
Let the people decide the future of casinos in Florida. That’s the results of a new poll of registered Florida voters.