Tag: Jamie Shelton

News Service Of FloridaOctober 28, 2018

The words on the November ballot appear simple enough: “Voter Control of Gambling in Florida.” According to proponents of Amendment 3, it’s not much more complicated than what the ballot title proclaims. But the proposal’s foes — including dog and horse tracks, NFL teams and sports-betting firms FanDuel and DraftKings — say a “yes” vote […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 18, 2018

Gambling concern bestbet is one of Jacksonville’s most politically connected businesses. Its interests were boosted Thursday when the local Chamber of Commerce weighed in against Amendment 3. Per a media release, passing the amendment “will eliminate local voter control and could retroactively unauthorize existing gambling, putting hundreds of jobs in Jacksonville at risk.” The “unnecessary” […]


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