Florida's Amendment 13 Ending Greyhound Dog Racing PassesGreyhound racing in the state of Florida will soon be history after voters approved Amendment 13 Tuesday, which bans greyhound racing at state pari-mutuels by 2021.
Bondi Wants Greyhound Racing Amendment Dubbed "Outright Trickeration" Back On BallotAfter a judge ordered the removal of a proposed amendment concerning greyhound racing from this November's ballot, calling it "outright trickeration," state Attorney General Pam Bondi is fighting to get it back on.
Bid To Ban Dog Racing Draws Court FightThe association that represents greyhound owners and breeders filed suit against the state Thursday, hoping to block a ballot measure that would ban dog racing across the state.
Greyhound Racing Ban Proposal Goes To Voters In NovemberFlorida voters will be asked this fall to ban greyhound racing, a staple for decades of the state’s gambling industry.
Proposal To Ban Greyhound Racing Gets BackingAfter repeated legislative debates about the greyhound industry, Florida voters could decide in 2018 whether to ban dog racing in the state.
State Approves Ending Dog Races At Miami TrackFlorida gambling regulators this week gave a Miami dog track permission to ditch greyhound races but keep more lucrative slot machines and card games, in a first-of-its-kind ruling.
Gambling Bill Remains A Long ShotDespite narrow approval by a House committee Tuesday, odds remain long that lawmakers will sign off on a gambling proposal that could do away with dog racing, pave the way for Las Vegas-style casinos in South Florida and open the door for slot machines in Lee and Palm Beach counties.
Senate Passes Bill Requiring Greyhound Injury ReportingThe Florida Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would require greyhound racing tracks and trainers to report injuries to their dogs to the state.
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.
Critics Look To Shut Down Greyhound Racing Several lawmakers, on Wednesday, joined with animal-rights groups and two rescue dogs at a Capitol news conference calling for changes in the state’s decades-old greyhound racing industry—a sport that has seen waning popularity in recent year.
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.