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Fla. Legislators Push For End To Greyhound Racing

outh Florida legislators are pushing to end a requirement which says greyhound dog-tracks must have on-site races if they want to keep card and betting games.

04/08/2014

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Senate Folds On Gambling Bill

The chairman of the Senate Gaming Committee turned off the lights on a comprehensive gambling measure that could have allowed resort casinos in South Florida, telling the chamber that he lacked the votes to advance it and is instead deferring to Gov. Rick Scott.

04/03/2014

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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

(Source: CBS4)

Study Finds Gambling Expansion Wouldn’t Produce Major Impact

As lawmakers continue to debate a possible expansion of gambling in Florida; a major study has found that a gambling expansion wouldn’t have much of an impact on the economy or Florida society.

CBS Miami–10/30/2013

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Fla. To Hold 2nd Hearing On Casinos And Gambling

Will the Sunshine State take a gamble on gaming?

CBS Miami–10/30/2013

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State Cashing In On Seminole Gambling Money

With the expiration of a gambling deal with the Seminole Indians on the horizon, the tribe for the first time has raked in so much money that it sent an extra $4.3 million to the state.

CBS Miami–10/23/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Florida Senate Holding Hearings On Gambling’s Future

State senators are set to hold the first of four public hearings about gambling’s future in Florida. The first hearing will come at the north campus of Broward College on Wednesday.

CBS Miami–10/23/2013

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Odds Growing Against Internet Cafes As Senate Panel Backs Ban

Florida gambling establishments, commonly known as Internet cafes, took another hit in the Florida Legislature Monday.

CBS4–03/18/2013

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House Panel To Seek To Power Down Internet Cafés

The Florida legislature will take up a bill Friday that aims to knock Internet cafes offline.

CBS4–03/15/2013

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