Florida Judge Dismisses New Challenge To Dog Racing BanAfter rejecting an earlier version of the lawsuit in April, a federal judge has dismissed a challenge to a 2018 constitutional amendment that will end greyhound racing in Florida.
Dog Racing Supporters Challenge Amendment ConstitutionalityFlorida's greyhound racing industry is asking a federal judge to revoke an amendment that voters approved last year banning dog racing in the state, saying the process was unconstitutional.
Judge Rules Against State On Greyhound Drug Testinguling in favor of two trainers suspended by the state after their dogs tested positive for cocaine, an administrative law judge on Friday said Florida gambling regulators have wrongly used an outlawed set of protocols to test racing greyhounds for drugs.
Backroom Briefing: Gambling Foes At Odds Over PollFloridians overwhelmingly back the current Seminole gaming "compact" and support what they know of a bigger gambling deal Gov. Rick Scott has asked lawmakers to approve, according to a Florida Chamber of Commerce poll released Thursday.
Gambling Deal Could Be End Of Road For Dog, Horse RacingOnce posh destinations drawing A-list socialites, celebrities and gangsters, Florida's dog and horse tracks are now at the center of a dispute over whether they should be allowed to do away with live racing altogether.
Florida Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Dog TracksTwo former jai alai fronton operators received from good news. The Supreme Court upheld a law that will allow them to convert their pari-mutuel licenses to dog racing.
Senate Panel: Allow Dog Tracks With No DogsA divided Senate panel on Thursday narrowly approved a bill to let greyhound tracks keep their licenses without having to offer live racing, opening the door for them to become card rooms or other types of gambling venues.