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Allied Veterans Commander Pleads No Contest To Running Illegal Lottery

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — The leader of a veterans’ charity that prosecutors say was a $300 million gambling operation entered a no-contest plea to running an illegally lottery on Friday, a decision that will allow […]

CBS Tampa–08/23/2013

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

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Fla. Poised To Ban Internet Cafes Despite Outcry

Florida lawmakers are moving ahead with a ban of internet cafes despite protests that the ban could also shut down other businesses.

04/02/2013