2009 April 23 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Facing resistance from lawmakers to a $1.1 billion gambling deal with the Seminole Tribe, Gov. Charlie Crist ditched Tallahassee Thursday to visit a struggling Little Havana school he said would benefit from the money.
GALVESTON The committee spearheading hurricane recovery efforts pressed city council for a feasibility study on the impact of gambling.
Legislators in both houses continue negotiations; Senate offers new proposal A day after Gov. Charlie Crist pitched a $1.1 billion loan from the Seminole tribe to get Florida through rocky financial times, leading lawmakers in both houses of the Legislature shunned that idea and moved ahead with their own late-hour gambling talks.
A court hearing has been rescheduled for next month for an Aurora man accused of pocketing money from a charity poker tournament that was supposed to benefit a bereaved family.
Could Las Vegas-style gambling be the ticket to getting Galveston back on its financial feet? That depends on who you talk to.
Slot parlors are popping up in North Carolina thanks to a loophole in gambling laws.
Gov. Charlie Crist visits a school in Miami Thursday and promotes a revised gambling compact between the state and the Seminole Tribe.
Gov. Charlie Crist and the Seminole Tribe hope $600 million in upfront money will get the Legislature to take a new look at a gambling deal between the state and the Seminoles.
The Hummelstown Optimist Club had to cancel it’s long running “Monte Carlo” fund-raiser because it violates the state gambling law.