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Calder Casino Operating Slot Machines in Miami-Dade Without Statutory Purse Agreement, Florida Horsemen Advise

Casino and Race Course (Calder) received a slot machine license from the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering (Division) on July 2, 2013 without first fulfilling a statutory requisite, the Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (FHBPA) advised the Miami-Dade-based racetrack … Continue reading

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Florida Senate Gaming Committee Schedules Two Meetings in January 2013; Florida’s Horsemen Applaud Chairman Richter’s Commitment to Study Complete Florida Gaming Landscape, Economic Impact

Florida Senate Gaming Committee Schedules Two Meetings in January 2013 Florida’s Horsemen Applaud Chairman Richter’s Commitment to Study Complete Florida Gaming Landscape, Economic Impact After its initial meeting was canceled during early December, the Florida Senate’s new Gaming Committee will … Continue reading

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Casino developer: “Oversaturation” can backfire

ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE The Cordish Company’s Maryland Live!, opening on June 6, will have 4,750 slot machines and cost $500 million. Owner David Cordish warns that the expansion of casino gambling can’t go unchecked forever. “I don’t know how we … Continue reading

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Florida AG on Slot Referenda: Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) DBPR may not issue a slot machine license in any county outside of Miami-Dade and Broward that seeks approval of slot machines by local referendum (see s.551.102(4)) without new legislative authorization for such a local referendum

In response to a question posted by Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (“DBPR”) Secretary Ken Lawson, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi issued an Opinion yesterday, January 12, 2012 addressed to Secretary Lawson on the subject of slot machines.  … Continue reading

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