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HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - NOVEMBER 15:  Patrons test their luck with slot machines at the renovated Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino  November 15, 2006 in Hallandale Beach, Florida. The slot machines are the state of Florida's first Las Vegas-style slot machines.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Proposed Gambling Rules Headed For A Showdown?

At least two years in the making, proposed pari-mutuel regulations continue to leave industry operators divided, with some saying the rules don’t go far enough and others complaining that the plan will put them out of business.

07/20/2015

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State Seeks Review Of Gretna Slots Decision

Calling it “a jaw-dropping gambling expansion,” state officials asked Friday for a full-court rehearing of an appellate decision that ordered gambling regulators to allow a North Florida horse track to have slot machines.

06/12/2015

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Panhandle Voters Approve Slots, Court Battle Looms

Voters in two north Florida counties approved measures that may allow slot machine permits at pari-mutual facilities in the counties on Tuesday.

CBS4–02/01/2012

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Bondi Says No To Slots Outside South Florida

Attorney General Pam Bondi has issued an opinion against slot machines at pari-mutuels around the state except for Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.

CBS4–01/13/2012

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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