Senate Gaming Committee

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.
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.
State Gambling Bill Delayed Two WeeksThe rollout of a comprehensive gambling bill for the state has been delayed.
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.
Study Finds Gambling Expansion Wouldn't Produce Major ImpactAs 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.
Fla. To Hold 2nd Hearing On Casinos And Gambling Will the Sunshine State take a gamble on gaming?
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.
Florida Senate Holding Hearings On Gambling's FutureState 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.
Odds Growing Against Internet Cafes As Senate Panel Backs BanFlorida gambling establishments, commonly known as Internet cafes, took another hit in the Florida Legislature Monday.
House Panel To Seek To Power Down Internet CafésThe Florida legislature will take up a bill Friday that aims to knock Internet cafes offline.
Genting Group Withdraws Push For Gambling Initiative On BallotIn a surprising move, Casino giant Genting is backing off its efforts to get statewide gambling legalization initiative on the ballot to focus on offering support to legislators as they effort tomake a broad examination of gaming in the state.