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IRS Amps Up Miccosukee Tribe Tax Probe

Bungled in an intense IRS investigation, the Miccosukee Indians’ luck is running out faster than that of its casinos’ gamblers.

CBS Miami–08/01/2012

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Hialeah Park Wins Slot Machines, Supreme Court Expands Slots Statewide

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.

04/27/2012

(Source: Genting) When complete, a huge lagoon will stretch from Biscayne Boulevard to the Bay, with beaches and more

DeFede: Why Genting’s Casino Pitch Failed

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?

CBS4–02/06/2012

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New House Gambling Bill Emerges For Friday Hearing

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.

CBS4–02/02/2012

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Anti-Casino Group Study: Mega Casinos Will Cause Crime Spike

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.

CBS4–02/01/2012

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Poll: Let Voters Decide Future Of Casinos In Fla.

Let the people decide the future of casinos in Florida. That’s the results of a new poll of registered Florida voters.

CBS4–01/30/2012

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“Scare Tactic” Anti-Gaming Ads Popping Up On Florida Televisions

With an ominous voice over a bed of scary music, the announcer says, “Big gambling…they say Florida’s the next Vegas…”

CBS4–01/21/2012

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Senate Committee Approves Casino Resort Bill

Clearing the first legislative hurdle, a Senate committee Monday approved a controversial bill that would allow up to three resort casinos in Florida.

CBS4–01/09/2012

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Barrel Racing Starts, Could Lead To Expansion Of Gaming

A loophole first used in Hialeah to bring casino-style gambling to Hialeah Race Track has been used again in North Florida, meaning now, you can bet on Barrel Races in Gretna. The people who stage more traditional horse races are up in arms, but may not be able to put the genie back in the bottle.

CBS4–12/01/2011

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Seminole Tribe Will Fight Gaming Legislation

The Seminole Tribe of Florida confirmed Thursday what those following the gaming debate already knew – it will fight efforts to expand non-tribal gaming outside of South Florida.

CBS4–11/10/2011

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