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House Speaker: “Lights Are Out” On Gambling

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.

04/09/2014

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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

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Backers Of Broward Casino Look To Score

A new proposal pitched to the Senate Gaming Committee Monday may make the Florida Panthers the first major-league sports team linked with a casino.

12/09/2013

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Florida Has Become A Top Spot For Gamblers

When you take into account casinos operated by the Seminole and Miccosukee tribes, the numerous pari-mutuel facilities, day-cruise and cruise ships who call the state their home port, Florida is considered one of the nation’s top spots for gamblers.

07/02/2013

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Genting Group Withdraws Push For Gambling Initiative On Ballot

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.

CBS4–12/06/2012

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Citizens Property Chief Wants To Look Into Taking It Private

South Florida homeowners whose property is covered by state run Citizens Property Insurance take note – the Chairman of the ‘insurer of last resort’ has thrown out the idea of taking the agency private.

CBS4–07/13/2011

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Gov. Scott’s Corporate Tax Cut Proposal Shelved

The future of Governor Rick Scott’s signature corporate tax cut proposal is in doubt after leading senators sent mixed signals and a skittish committee temporarily postponed consideration of the measure at its last scheduled meeting on Monday.

CBS4–04/25/2011

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