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Gary FineoutOctober 2, 2015

A far-reaching court ruling that could have opened the door to slot machines at dog and horse tracks across Florida has been reversed. The 1st District Court of Appeal on Friday ruled that slot machines could not be installed at a facility 25 miles west of Tallahassee. The decision was unusual because the same court […]

Ryan RayMay 30, 2015

In the wake of Friday afternoon’s surprise 1st District Court of Appeal ruling to allow Entertainment Creek in the Gadsden County city of Gretna to move forward in implementing new slot machines, the Orlando-based anti-gambling advocacy group No Casinos issued a stern rebuke of the decision. “Today’s court ruling has far-reaching implications for the people of Florida. When voters […]

Ryan RayMay 29, 2015

On Friday afternoon, Florida’s 1st District Court of Appeal issued a sweeping 50-page ruling overturning a decision by Attorney General Pam Bondi that stood between Creek Entertainment and new slot machines licenses for their parimutuel facility in Gretna, approved by Gadsden County voters in a 2012 referendum. The ruling repudiated the basis of the state’s opposition to […]

Ryan RayMay 13, 2015

The Tallahassee-based 1st District Court of Appeals will hear arguments Wednesday afternoon regarding whether or not the Gadsden County pari-mutuel facility Gretna Gaming should be issued a state license to operate new slot machines. More than 62 percent of voters there approved a county-wide referendum in 2012 that would allow slots at the Gretna quarter horse racing facility […]


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