Tag: Jamie Shelton

News Service Of FloridaOctober 28, 2018
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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
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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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