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United Florida Horsemen Note Addition of Destination Casino Bill Sponsor Erik Fresen to 2014 Florida House Gaming Committee

With this week’s August 14 Florida House of Representatives announcement of 2014 House Committee members, the United Florida Horsemen noted with interest the addition of State Representative Erik Fresen (R-Miami), along with three other new members to the House Select … Continue reading

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Florida Governor Scott Tells Palm Beach Post’s Dara Kam That Lawmakers Should Shut Down Gretna Barrel Racing, Slots

In an interview with the Palm Beach Post’s Dara Kam yesterday, December 21, 2011, Florida Governor Rick Scott said “Lawmakers need to put an end to the uncertainty over the barrel racing and possible spread of it to other facilities.” … Continue reading

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Gretna Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing and other farces: Chris E. Wittstruck, Standardbred Owners Association of New York Director; Albany Law School Racing and Gaming Law Network Charter Member

Harnesslink Admin 07:06 AM 06-Dec-2011 NZT   http://www.HarnessLink.com In every aspect of law there are numerous instances of so-called loopholes and technicalities. When a career criminal ‘beats the rap’ or a large corporation files an IRS return showing no taxes … Continue reading

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Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering Evades Public Scrutiny and Accountability by Denying Fair Hearing on Legality of Gretna Would-be Casino’s “Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing,” United Florida Horsemen State

In the wake of the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering’s highly questionable approval of “pari-mutuel barrel racing” at Gretna Racing LLC, and the Division’s subsequent flat refusal to even hold a public hearing on the question of whether these actions … Continue reading

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Gretna Racing License Unlawfully Legalizes New Form of Florida Gambling: Legality of Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing, Validity of Gadsden Slot Referendum Challenged

Gadsden County slot referendum based on illegal barrel racing; Florida Pari-Mutuel Division awards Gretna license with no enabling legislation, regulatory hearings or public input By authorizing a pari-mutuel wagering license to Gretna Racing, LLC, the State of Florida has unlawfully … Continue reading

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