Tag: NoCasinos.org

Guest AuthorMarch 5, 2015
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7min3
For decades casino lobbyists have tried to turn Florida into Las Vegas. However,  they have been turned back time and again by voters, legislators, governors and business groups who understand the toxic nature of gambling economics. Gambling lobbyists are back again, though, this time pushing for the biggest expansion of gambling in Florida’s history. There […]

Guest AuthorMarch 5, 2015
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7min4
For decades casino lobbyists have tried to turn Florida into Las Vegas. However,  they have been turned back time and again by voters, legislators, governors and business groups who understand the toxic nature of gambling economics. Gambling lobbyists are back again, though, this time pushing for the biggest expansion of gambling in Florida’s history. There […]

Guest AuthorDecember 9, 2015

4min13
When state lawmakers approved the original 2010 gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe, they promised Florida residents it would serve as a firewall against the further expansion of gambling. The proposed renewal of the compact is a complete violation of that trust. In fact, the renegotiated compact will lead to the largest gambling expansion in […]

Jac VerSteegNovember 29, 2015

6min6
If Republicans Sen. Tom Lee of Brandon and Rep. Frank Artiles of Miami get their way, the Florida Lottery’s newest scratch-off game could be called MegaNanny. The two lawmakers have proposed legislation that would force the lottery to reduce the number and price of popular scratch-off games. Scratch-off tickets, The Palm Beach Post reports, generated […]

Guest AuthorDecember 10, 2015
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4min17
When state lawmakers approved the original 2010 gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe, they promised Florida residents it would serve as a firewall against the further expansion of gambling. The proposed renewal of the compact is a complete violation of that trust. In fact, the renegotiated compact will lead to the largest gambling expansion in […]


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