With the announcement by the Genting Group and others to petition the state Legislature to allow for a broadening of gambling in South Florida, a focused objective public policy discussion on this possible “new industry” must be undertaken.
Free-market proponent though I am, I want the best for Florida. Internet cafes are not the best, and I'm frankly thrilled to see Sen. John Thrasher making good on his promise to get thuggy with these storefront sleazeries.
Isn't it supposed to be the casinos, not Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, that attract the porn? That's not what happened in Orlando, just named by Men's Health Magazine as the Smuttiest City in America.
Two Florida tribes are wrangling with federal agencies over their finances. Critics say the disputes further tarnish the integrity of Indian gaming and raise troubling questions about the state's Seminole casino pact.