Weatherford: 'Lights Dimming' On Florida Gambling BillOdds are getting longer against stand-alone casinos in Florida in the near future as a stalemate between Gov. Rick Scott and House Speaker Will Weatherford appears to deepen.
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.
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.
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.
Miami Beach Commission Votes No On Gambling Resolution Miami Beach commissioners decided Wednesday afternoon that they are not willing to take a gamble on casinos. The commission voted no on a resolution that says casinos are a losing wager for the city.
Miami Beach Commissioners Set To Vote On Gambling Resolution The City of Miami Beach may not be ready to take a gamble on expanded casino gambling in South Florida. Wednesday afternoon, city commissioners will vote on a resolution that says casinos are a losing wager for the city.
Miami Town Hall On Destination Resort CasinosThe Miami Chamber of Commerce is hosting a town hall meeting on Monday to discuss the controversial destination resort casinos.
Barbara Jordan Puts Brakes On Casino Gambling Straw PollMiami-Dade Commissioner Barbara Jordan has put the brakes on a proposal that may have put the casino gambling issue on the January ballot.
Exclusive: Will The Public Vote On Casino Gambling?The Miami Dade County Commission will consider a proposal Wednesday morning that would place the casino gambling issue on the January ballot.
Senate Holds First Hearing On Luxury Casinos BillDuring a first hearing on a so-called destination resorts bill, executives from some of the biggest casino companies in the world told the lawmakers their proposals would bring thousands of jobs and better regulation to the gambling industry in 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.
Eliott's Insight - Time to Take a Long, Hard Look at Casino Gambling