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Poll: Miami-Dade Voters Want Vegas-Style Casinos

Over half of likely Miami-Dade County voters said they want Las Vegas-style casinos in South Florida, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–02/19/2014

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Fla. House Ready To Move Ahead On Destination Resort Casinos In S. Fla.

Republican leadership in the Florida House signaled Tuesday it’s ready to pass legislation that would allow Las Vegas-style casinos in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–02/04/2014

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Miami-Dade Voters Divided Over Vegas Style Casino Gambling

As the bill to expand casino gambling in Florida continues its uphill climb in the state Legislature, a new poll shows Miami-Dade voters sharply divided over its merits.

CBS4–01/23/2012

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2012 Legislative Session Begins Tuesday

The 2012 Florida Legislative session begins in earnest Tuesday, but, it may be a lean year for many major policy changes as candidates begin their push for re-election.

CBS4–01/09/2012

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State Grapples Over How Much Casinos Would Bring In

As the fight over proposed destination casinos hits the state legislature; preliminary estimates from the state say the move could bring in more than $100 million to the state in the first year.

CBS4–12/02/2011

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Workshop For Destination Gambling Bill To Be Held Wednesday

The Senate Regulated Industries Committee next week will hold a workshop on the proposal to allow destination gambling resorts in Florida, according to a committee meeting notice.

CBS4–11/12/2011

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Battle Lines Being Drawn Over Destination Resorts Bills

The battle lines are being drawn over the controversial Destination Resorts Act which would allow mega resort casinos at three locations in South Florida.

CBS4–11/07/2011

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Destination Resort Sponsors Defend Casino Bill

Lawmakers sponsoring the resort casino bill have seen a growing chorus of opposition to bill, and on Thursday they defended it to a roomful of reporters, saying it would better regulate gambling and provide jobs.

CBS4–11/04/2011

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S. Fla. Lawmakers Gamble On Destination Resorts Bill

Two South Florida lawmakers are betting casino resorts are just what we need to boost the bottom line.

CBS4–10/26/2011

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S. Florida Lawmakers To File Casino Resorts Bill

Could casino resorts be just what Florida needs to boost the bottom line? Miami-Dade state Rep. Erik Fresen and state Senator Ellyn Bogdanoff are betting on it.

CBS4–10/24/2011

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