Posts Tagged ‘florida online 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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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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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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July 7th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer For years, the Seminole tribe of Florida had been operating blackjack games at their casinos in Florida. These games had been operating since 2008 without the consent of the state, though with the consent of the federal government. Over the past few months, legislative attempts to bring a […]

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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 16th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer With the pace of a cheetah, the gambling bill had passed through Florida’s Senate with a large margin of victory. An easy vote had moved the bill forward, passing the legislation through the senate in a 29-9 majority. The House is expected to vote on the bill next […]

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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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April 7th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The State of Florida and the Seminole Tribe have finally reached an accord over the gambling operations spearheaded by the Tribe in Florida. The gambling compact had been a subject of great debate, as games had technically been operating illegal for over two years. The compact had been […]

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March 31st, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The Gambling scene in Florida has been tumultuous over the last few months, and an illegal gambling raid has added fuel to the fire. Legislators have been considering the positives and negatives of gambling, and a major negative has recently been announced by the Fort Pierce Police. Over […]

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