Tag: Jacksonville Kennel Club
Ron DeSantis and Marco Rubio are looking pretty strong for re-election, new polling says.

Jim RosicaOctober 29, 2016
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A type of wildly popular poker-type card game is now banned as it is currently played in Jacksonville, according to a final decision issued this week by the state’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR), which regulates gambling. The department’s order, issued Wednesday and filed Friday with the Division of Administrative Hearings, specifically finds against designated-player games offered at […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 17, 2016
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The race in Jacksonville’s House District 13 has been an oddity since April, when then-incumbent Reggie Fullwood was indicted on federal fraud charges. At first, Fullwood maintained his innocence, beating Tracie Davis and others in the Democratic primary before pleading guilty to two charges, renouncing his candidacy, and resigning his seat. The Duval Democrats chose Davis to replace […]

Jim RosicaAugust 22, 2016
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Florida gambling regulators have objected to parts of an administrative law judge’s ruling on poker-style card games being run at a Jacksonville card room. The Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering, part of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, filed exceptions last week to Judge Suzanne Van Wyk‘s Aug. 1. order. Specifically, it disagrees with her decision to dismiss part […]

Jim RosicaAugust 2, 2016
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A Jacksonville pari-mutuel is breaking the state’s ban on blackjack-style card games, an administrative law judge said Monday. In what is considered a test case on wildly popular poker-type games, Judge Suzanne Van Wyk determined Jacksonville Kennel Club, operating as the bestbet Jacksonville poker room, was “conducting unauthorized card games” and recommended a $4,500 fine. Though such games reportedly bring in […]


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