Daily Archives: September 11, 2013

PSA: Florida Residents Encouraged to Attend Gambling Meetings to Express Gambling Expansion Concerns

Casino Watch Focus has been heavily involved in reporting the ongoing efforts to expand gambling in Florida by introducing full-scale, Las Vegas mega-resort casinos.  Many groups and organizations such as Disney and NoCasinos, have launched efforts to protect Florida families from the dangerous effects of ongoing gambling expansion.  As unique even will now allow concerned citizens the ability to directly communicate those concerns with Florida Senators.  As an online source explains Public Workshops are being held across the state:

The Florida Senate Gaming Committee scheduled the workshops to gather citizen input about findings in the Two-Part Gaming Study commissioned by the Florida Legislature during the 2013 legislative session. The final report, due Oct. 1, will be published on the committee’s website.

The committee announced this workshop schedule:

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 4-7 p.m.

Broward College, North Campus

OMNI Auditorium

Coconut Creek, Fla. 33066

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 3-6 p.m.

George Jenkins High School Auditorium

6000 Lakeland Highlands Road

Lakeland, Fla. 33813

Thursday, Nov. 14, 1:30-4:30 p.m.

WSRE-TV Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio

1000 College Blvd.

Pensacola, Fla. 32504

Friday, Nov. 15, 2-5 p.m.

Florida State College at Jacksonville Downtown Campus

Advanced Technology Center

101 W. State St.

Jacksonville, Fla. 32202

For directions, see hearing locations in Google Maps . For more information, please visit the Senate Gaming Committee’s webpage 

For more information on the dangers of gambling, please visit CASINO WATCH & CASINO WATCH FOUNDATION