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Genting attempts to buy casino expansion in Florida

Casino Watch Focus has reported  on the on going attempts of Genting Group to bring mega-resort, destination casino gambling to Florida.  After failed attempts in the Florida legislature, the Genting group has decided to take the issue to the ballot box.  Casino Watch Focus has also reported on the strong support that has already come […]

New Pro-Family, Anti-Gambling Message to Oppose Mega Destination Casinos in Florida

Casino Watch Focus has reported that after a failed attempt in the Florida Legislature, the issue of mega resort casinos is being pushed by the Genting Group to appear on the ballot.  What will surely follow is a slick campaign full of deception and falls promises as was seen in Missouri.  The Pro-Family, anti-gambling group […]

UPDATE: Florida Mega-Casino Ballot Initiative Likely to Reach Voters

Casino Watch Focus reported that those behind the push for mega-resort casinos in Florida faced defeat in the Florida Legislature.  As a result, they have proposed the idea of gathering signatures and placing the issue on the ballot in 2014. The Genting group formed “New Jobs and Revenues for Florida.”  Despite claims that the group’s intentions […]

Florida Chamber of Commerce to Oppose Casino Gambling Ballot Initiative

Casino Watch Focus reported that those behind the push for mega-resort casinos in Florida faced defeat in the Florida Legislature.  As a result, they have proposed the idea of gathering signatures and placing the issue on the ballot in 2014.  Casino Watch Focus also reported that the anti-gambling group No Casinos, was prepared to fight […]

Florida Mega Resort Casinos to Appear on 2014 Ballot – Voters Beware

Casino Watch Focus reported that the legislation being pushed by the Genting Group and others to legalize mega-resort casinos died in the legislature during this years session. The leadership in Florida was strong and outspoken against expanded gambling.  They were representative of their constituents as well as a voice of economic and social reason.  Now, […]

Florida Mega Casinos would lead to More Crime at a Cost of $3 Billion in Incarceration Costs Alone

Casino Watch Focus reported that the opposition for Florida’s mega-destination casinos had grown to include some very impressive and influential groups.  The group No –Casinos reported on the results of a study entitled “Casinos and Florida: Crime and Prison Costs.”  The Miami Herald explains that the reports points to a huge increase in crime, which […]

UPDATE: Newly Established Florida Senate Gaming Committee to Conduct 2 Year Gambling Study Delaying Slot Expansion

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing attempts to legalize gambling in Florida including recent reports regarding slot machine expansion that was recently taken to a vote of the people. With so much ongoing debate, The Florida Current is reporting that the Senate has established a new gambling committee: A bill to bring large […]