Destination casinos only a matter of time, analysts say
Even pari-mutuels agree it will happen Like it or not, destination casinos will become a reality in South Florida within the next three to five years, gambling-industry experts said Tuesday. To them, the death of a controversial casinos bill last month in the Florida Legislature was only a setback.
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