A loophole first used in Hialeah to bring casino-style gambling to Hialeah Race Track has been used again in North Florida, meaning now, you can bet on Barrel Races in Gretna. The people who stage more traditional horse races are up in arms, but may not be able to put the genie back in the bottle.
On the same day state lawmakers start looking over a measure which would bring three destination resorts to south Florida, Miami Jai-Alai’s multi-million dollar casino-expansion took a huge step forward with the arrival of more than one thousand shiny, new slot machines.
The Seminole Tribe of Florida confirmed Thursday what those following the gaming debate already knew – it will fight efforts to expand non-tribal gaming outside of South Florida.
A Florida appeals court has upheld a decision that gives the Florida Legislature the authority to put slot machines anywhere in the state of Florida.