| Mar 7, 2014
| 11:03 AM
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 866-502-7529, SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com) is giving away $100 in free play every two minutes from 3 to 9 p.m. Mondays in March. To be eligible, guests must be actively playing slots...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:03 PM
A billion dollars -- $1,000,000,000. As of this April, that's how much money the Seminole Tribe will have shared with the state of Florida as its portion of gaming revenue, since the first Gaming Compact between the Tribe and the state went into effect in...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Palm Beach County inched closer toward becoming slot-friendly on Monday.
Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, told fellow members of the Senate Committee on Gaming that she is amending a sweeping bill that would add two casino resorts to South Florida. She...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Editor's Note: There's a lot of talk about gaming in the state Capitol, but how much do you really know about gambling in Florida? Take the quiz and see how well you rank.
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| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:38 AM
TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Legislature opened an election-year session Tuesday with the Senate voting to crack down on sexual predators and lawmakers pledging a grab-bag of goodies for voters — from tax cuts to cleaner water.
| Mar 4, 2014
| 5:58 PM
A Senate committee has been working on a bill that would change Florida's gambling landscape, and now the Florida House is considering similar legislation.
Rob Schenck, R-Spring Hill, chairman of the House Select Committee on Gaming, filed the bill...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:59 AM
The destination casino proponents have been quiet as the Florida Legislature has chugged along, but Tuesday Andy Abboud decided it was time to speak up.
It came after a companion bill in the Florida House of Representatives, was released Monday evening,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:35 AM
You can easily debate whether big-time poker as a TV sport is fading, but here's something that makes this year's World Series of Poker captivating: The winner is guaranteed $10 million.
The 45th annual WSOP series begins May 27. The full 2014 WSOP...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:19 PM
It looks like the Republican-led Legislature will miss a golden opportunity once again.
Last year, they missed a $50 billion dollar infusion of federal funds to expand access to healthcare for nearly 1 million uninsured Floridians. This year, it is a...
| Feb 26, 2014
Sen. Garrett Richter's gambling plan for Florida is long on expansion and short on reform.
Give the Naples Republican credit for understanding that Florida's current gambling policy is a hodgepodge of plans slapped together to fit the various desires of...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 6:48 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott and Florida legislators will be in a giving mood when they start their annual 60-day lawmaking session Tuesday.
With an election in November and a projected $1.3 billion budget surplus, Republican leaders in the House...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 4:53 AM
With Florida lawmakers convening their annual two-month spring session on Tuesday, odds are long that significant action will be taken on big issues — such as gambling or the death penalty — because it's an election year. But every other...