State Asks Court To Dismiss Seminoles' LawsuitIn the latest twist in dueling lawsuits over blackjack in Florida, Gov. Rick Scott's administration is asking a federal court in Tallahassee to dismiss a legal challenge filed last month by the Seminole Tribe.
Tribe Goes To Court Amid Gambling TalksThe Seminole Tribe of Florida sued the state Monday, setting in motion what could be a protracted legal fight over the tribe's exclusive rights to offer "banked" card games like blackjack at most of its casinos.
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.
Court Backs Slot Machines At North Florida RacetrackIn what could be a game changer in Florida's gambling arena, an appeals court Friday ordered state regulators to allow slot machines at a Gadsden County racetrack.
Man Driving Wrong Way Causes Fatal Highway Crash An elderly man driving southbound in a northbound highway lane crashed into another car, killing himself and the other driver in Hamilton, County. The accident just before midnight Friday created a five car pileup involving a Greyhound bus on route to Atlanta from Tampa. Some 13 passengers were treated for minor injuries.
Heat Sign 7-Footer Justin HamiltonThe Miami Heat can never have too many big men on the roster and they picked up a seven-foot shooter Friday when they signed Justin Hamilton for the rest of the season.
Fla. Gets Grant To Study SinkholesSinkholes are an all to common occurrence in Florida and that's why the state has received a $1.08 million federal grant to study the state's vulnerability to the natural phenomenon.
Californian Leading FSU's NCAA AttackMichael Snaer was the California player of the year and a McDonald's All American who passed up chances to join any of several of the nation's traditional powerhouses to make a difference at a school trying to climb into the elite.