Seminole Tribe

(Source: AP)

State, Seminole Tribe Square Off In Tax Dispute

State officials are set to ask a federal appeals court to overturn a decision on utility and rental taxes on Seminole Tribe property.

05/12/2015

Slot Machines

Lawmakers Could Hold Off On Gambling Deal

With a high-stakes gambling deal with the Seminole Tribe set to expire in July, lawmakers may not have to hold a special session to keep it from falling apart, according to a prominent senator who was instrumental in crafting the agreement, called a compact, five years ago.

05/07/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Gambling Bill Remains A Long Shot

Despite narrow approval by a House committee Tuesday, odds remain long that lawmakers will sign off on a gambling proposal that could do away with dog racing, pave the way for Las Vegas-style casinos in South Florida and open the door for slot machines in Lee and Palm Beach counties.

04/21/2015

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)

Slot Machines Could Be Coming To 2 Florida Counties

A new bill, moving in the state Senate, may be bringing slot machines to two Florida counties.

04/08/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Senate Gambling Bid: ‘Status Quo’

The Seminole Tribe could receive a one-year extension on their gambling pact with the state if Florida lawmakers side with them.

04/03/2015

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

House, Senate On Different Gambling Tracks

House and Senate leaders are taking divergent approaches to the perennially thorny issue of gambling, with the House vetting a soup-to-nuts gaming measure Thursday even as the Senate pursues negotiations with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

03/26/2015

Florida Money

Two Major Business Group Back Seminole Compact

Two of the Capitol’s most influential business lobbies, in a new television ad, are urging an extension of a state gambling agreement with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

03/09/2015

(Photo Credit: MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmaker Renews Push To Bring Mega Casinos To Florida

A state lawmaker is taking a big gamble on a new bill that would bring two resort casinos to South Florida.

03/02/2015

A cannabis plant is seen in a house of Montevideo on April 25, 2014.    (Photo credit PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Thunderdome’ Captain’s Session: Pot, Beer And Pizza

Pension reform. Gambling. Pot. Alcohol wars.

02/26/2015

(Photo Credit: MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images)

Gambling Deal ‘Enormous, Gargantuan Lift’ This Session

A high-stakes deal with the Seminole Tribe set to expire this summer has lawmakers, pari-mutuel operators and out-of-state casinos wrangling over who gets what as the Legislature is once again poised to consider thorny gambling issues during the session that begins Tuesday.

02/25/2015

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