Last week State Sen. Maria Sachs, a Democrat from Delray
Beach, proposed a new bill that would allow greyhound tracks to keep their slot machines and poker tables, even if they don't actually race dogs on-premises. The bill (SB 1594) would end the 15-year-old live-racing requirement
established i ... More >>
Though greyhound racing in Florida pre-dates pro football, baseball, just about every other kind of entertainment, the dog tracks in Broward and Miami-Dade have been losing money on the moribund industry. Dan Adkins, the president of the Mardi Gras Racetrack and Gaming Center in Hallandale Beach, ... More >>
If you're looking for a safe investment in this rough recession, I'd consider betting on gambling. Both the Florida House and Senate are considering new legislation that would ease restrictions on gambling in this state.
At the same time, horse tracks like Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Be ... More >>
-- So the parimutuels are getting together to try to get some parity with the Seminole Hard Rock. In short, they want to be able to offer table games like blackjack -- or have those games taken from the Seminoles. Mardi Gras Gaming's Dan Adkins tells the Sun-Sentinel's Josh Hafenbrack that the econo ... More >>