Anti-Casino Group Study: Mega Casinos Will Cause Crime SpikeIf craps tables and roulette wheels come to South Florida crime will spin out of control. That was the claims of casino opponents who released a scientific study Wednesday, showing that casinos will boost burglary, car theft, robbery, rape, prostitution and political payoffs.
Panhandle Voters Approve Slots, Court Battle LoomsVoters in two north Florida counties approved measures that may allow slot machine permits at pari-mutual facilities in the counties on Tuesday.
Poll: Let Voters Decide Future Of Casinos In Fla.Let the people decide the future of casinos in Florida. That's the results of a new poll of registered Florida voters.
Bondi Says No To Slots Outside South FloridaAttorney General Pam Bondi has issued an opinion against slot machines at pari-mutuels around the state except for Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.
House Holding Cards Close On Gambling ProspectsThe idea of bringing Las Vegas style casinos to Florida may be gaining popularity among residents but it’s still unknown whether Florida lawmakers will move forward with the ambitious plan.
Fight Over Casinos Grows As House Holds Gaming WorkshopThe battle over whether to allow three mega-casinos to operate in South Florida takes center stage in Tallahassee Wednesday.
Poll: More Floridians OK With Vegas Style Gambling
Senate Committee Approves Casino Resort Bill Clearing the first legislative hurdle, a Senate committee Monday approved a controversial bill that would allow up to three resort casinos in Florida.
Senate Committee To Vote On Revised Gambling BillA Senate committee Monday will consider a sweeping proposal that would allow three mega-casinos in Florida, offer the possibility of additional gambling at pari-mutuel facilities and try to rein in Internet cafes.
Changes To Gambling Bill Has S. Floridians Taking SidesIt’s a new twist in a casino controversy that has people taking sides. The legislation proposed to bring mega destination gambling resorts to South Florida is changing and expanding gambling even more to include pari-mutuels.
Beacon Council Hosts Panel Discussions On Destination Resort CasinosThe impact of legislation which would allow a mega destination resort casino to be built-in Miami is the subject of a Town Hall meeting hosted by the Beacon Council.
Senate Casino Plan Will See Some RevisionsA Senate bill that would clear the way for resort casinos in Florida will be revamped, after lawmakers raised a flurry of questions Wednesday about issues such as the impact on longstanding pari-mutuel facilities.
Workshop For Destination Gambling Bill To Be Held WednesdayThe 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.
Seminole Tribe Will Fight Gaming LegislationThe 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.
Battle Lines Being Drawn Over Destination Resorts BillsThe battle lines are being drawn over the controversial Destination Resorts Act which would allow mega resort casinos at three locations in South Florida.