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Gulfstream Slot Machine Expansion Alert: Florida Approves Gulfstream Park to Run Two (2) Quarter Horse Races on New Year’s Weekend; Right to Install 2,000 Additional Slots Included

Despite its growing slot machine expansion crisis, the State of Florida has awarded Gulfstream Park a license to conduct two (2) Quarter Horse races on December 31, 2011 and January 1, 2012, thus meeting the two-year statutory requirement to install … Continue reading

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Tallahassee Democrat’s Byron Dobson: Hardest-Hit Communities are Usually Heaviest Slot Players; Gadsden Commissioners Overlooked Concerns of Everyday People in Vote on Gretna Casino Slot Referendum; Moral Issues Expected To Surface

Tallahassee Democrat Associate Editor Byron Dobson:  Jobs may carry vote on gambling Where were the opposing voices? That was my first reaction following the Gads­den Coun­ty Com­mission’s unanimous vote Tues­day allow­ing voters to give a thumbs up or thumbs down … Continue reading

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American Quarter Horse Association Refuses To Legitimize Gretna Casino Barrel Racing; Upholds Florida Law, Florida Horsemen Note

 At a November 3, 2011 meeting in Oklahoma requested by the Poarch Creek Indian Tribe and Gretna Racing LLC, the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) flatly refused to recognize the legitimacy of Gretna Racing LLC’s self-owned “North Florida Horsemen’s Association,” … Continue reading

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