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File photo of Florida Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll, who resigned earlier this year due to this case.  (credit:  Vallery Jean/Getty Images)

Attorney In Fla. Gambling Scheme Found Guilty

A Florida attorney has been found guilty of running a gambling operation that was disguised as a veterans charity.

10/11/2013

File photo of a man playnig a slot machine.  (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Fla. Legislators Consider State’s Gambling Future

Florida’s gambling future could be as simple as this: Nearly every Floridian could soon be within a two-hour drive of a casino that contains slot machines.

10/07/2013

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Fla. Gambling Rules Could Get Changed This Fall

Florida is planning a possible overhaul of some of the rules that are used to regulate gambling facilities across the state.

09/07/2013

Strip-mall parlors with slot-like computer games such as those targeted in a state racketeering and conspiracy investigation have contributed about $100,000 over the past four years to local candidates in Florida, including a sheriff whose agency was a part of the probe. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gambling Parlors Under Criminal Investigation Donated Widely To Florida Officials

Strip-mall parlors with slot-like computer games such as those targeted in a state racketeering and conspiracy investigation have contributed about $100,000 over the past four years to local candidates in Florida, including a sheriff whose agency was a part of the probe.

04/09/2013

File photo of a person being arrested. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

57 Charged In Florida Gambling Scandal

Florida’s lieutenant governor resigned and nearly 60 other people were charged in a widening scandal of a purported veterans charity that authorities said Wednesday was $300 million front for illegal gambling.

CBS Tampa–03/13/2013

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See If the Babes Grandmother can keep her winning streak going

Babe’s Grandmother has gone 18-1-1 in the last 5 weeks and she looks to keep her winning ways this morning by picking 4 NFL Games.  She has been on fire for the past few weeks […]

98.7 The Fan–11/16/2012

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The Fabulous Sports Babes Grandma Goes For Her Fourth Perfect Week In A Row

If you haven’t been paying attention to the Fabulous Sports Babe’s 100 year old grandmother…What is wrong with you.  In the last four weeks, Babe’s grammy has gone a ridiculous 15-1 including 3 straight PERFECT […]

98.7 The Fan–11/09/2012

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Is China’s Largest Foreign Investor Spending So Much Money On Our Elections?

Sheldon Adelson, the largest foreign investor in China, has invested tens of millions of dollars in influencing the 2012 election and has vowed to spend $100 million to put his thumb on the scale for Mitt Romney in November.

07/20/2012

File photo of slot machines in a casino. (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Cops: Caretaker Leaves 95-Year-Old Dementia Patient In Car To Gamble

Local authorities are investigating a caretaker who went gambling while her elderly charge sat waiting in the car for over an hour.

02/21/2012

Florida House blocks casino bill. (Photo credit:  JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida House Blocks Casino Bill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida lawmakers are rejecting a plan to bring three major casinos to South Florida.

CBS Tampa–02/03/2012

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