Posts Tagged ‘florida gambling’

January 13th, 2011 – by Glen Farmer There has been some talk that Florida’s new gubernatorial regime is set to take a pro-gambling stance, despite Governor Rick Scott generally being opposed to gambling in his campaign. Opponents have now come out to express their opinion over the possibility, however remove, of full blown gambling coming […]

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December 1st, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The holiday season is right around the corner, and the season is bringing in new gambling opportunities for even the most casual of players. This comes in the form of the holiday raffles that are offered by most state lotteries around the United States. Several states offer their […]

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November 18th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Florida’s Seminole tribe has recently given a sum of $1.75 million dollars to help fight compulsive gambling. Tribal officials gathered with Governor Charlie Crist on Wednesday to present the check to the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling. This donation comes shortly after the Seminole Tribe had reached an […]

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October 28th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Over 400 gambling machines were confiscated from city businesses on Wednesday, according to Miami police. The sweep, named Operation Lucky 7, ended up removing these machines from the businesses. Police had investigated the machines, which were scattered around cafeterias, grassroots businesses, convenience stores and the like, after receiving […]

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October 21st, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling has long explored compulsive gambling amongst college students, but the most recent report has shown that Florida college students have become two times more likely to become a compulsive gambler. The main reason cited by the report is online gambling, particularly online […]

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August 27th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Florida has been capitalizing on gambling expansion over the past few months, and Jacksonville is the next city in line to benefit from the expansion of gambling – albeit not within the city. The city of Jacksonville is no stranger to day cruises through gambling boats, but the […]

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July 14th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer In Charlotte County, a business has been raided on Monday under suspicion operating an unlicensed gambling operation. Sheriff’s detectives conducted the raid and made their arrests, apprehending two residents of Cape Coral over their involvement in the operation of this illegal gambling den. Gustavo Ernesto Ortiz-Moran, 23, and […]

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April 20th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The gambling compact between the State of Florida and the Seminole Tribe had passed the Senate last week, and Monday was another good day for Florida gamblers. The Florida House approved of SB 622, the gambling compact between the Tribe and the State, in a vote of 74-39. […]

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April 19th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Last week ended on a high note for gambling expansion in two states. Both Florida and Massachusetts heard the news of gambling expanding bills being passed in one part of their state’s legislatures. The upcoming week may entail both states passing their bills, and proponents are hopeful that […]

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April 15th, 2010 – by Glen Over the past year, a large number of Internet Cafes have been shut down for offering illegal gambling in Florida. Three cafes have recently been busted in the Ocala region on Wednesday morning. The simultaneous raids against each of the three cafes were enacted Wednesday morning by the Multi-Agency […]

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