Lawyer For Fla. Veterans Charity Goes on TrialAttorney Kelly Mathis says he simply gave legal advice to a veterans' charity that ran a string of Internet cafes offering customers a chance to play sweepstakes while checking email and social media.
Florida Lawmakers Vote Overwhelmingly To Ban Internet CafesInternet cafes across Florida could soon be forced to close their doors as state lawmakers continue to move swiftly to outlaw the storefront operations.
Seminole Tribe Says State Could Forfeit MillionsTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Seminole Tribe of Florida could stop paying tens of millions to the state if legislators move ahead with a bill to regulate electronic sweepstakes operations known as Internet cafes.
Internet Cafes Ban Clears Hurdle in Fla. House TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Some Florida House Republicans are calling for a ban on Internet cafes, which have sprung up all around the state.
Fla. Lawmaker Revamps Casino LegislationTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida voters would get a say on casinos or slot machines at dog tracks under a new gambling proposal.
Former aide to Fla. House Speaker lobbyingTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A former aide to House Speaker Dean Cannon is now lobbying for one of the companies involved in the fight over gambling.