Monthly Archives: November 2011

Proposed Florida casinos could have a 10 percent gaming tax


Proposed Florida casinos could have a 10 percent gaming tax Posted by Howard Stutz Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011 at 11:23 AM Florida lawmakers are considering setting a gaming revenue tax rate of 10 percent as part of the bill that … Continue reading

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Gulfstream To Offer Super Hi 5 With 15 Percent


Gulfstream To Offer Super Hi 5 With 15 Percent Takeout Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino announced today 16 giveaway days during its 2011-2012 racing season, beginning with opening day December 3. In the first of four commemorative shirt giveaways throughout … Continue reading

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Slot machines arrive @ Miami Jai-Alai


Miami Jai-Alai’s multi-million dollar casino-expansion takes a huge step forward Wednesday with the arrival of more than one thousand shiny, new slot machines. The Vegas-style slot machines will be unloaded Wednesday and placed in Miami Jai-Alai’s new state of the … Continue reading

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barrel racing


A barrel racing demonstration will take place Wednesday in Gretna, a show of what’s to come a month later when pari-mutuel wagering begins at the site off Interstate 10 in Gadsden County. No bets will be taken this week on … Continue reading

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Greyhound decoupling law.


A bill that would do away with the requirement for dog tracks to run live races if they want to operate card rooms was filed again Monday. The measure (HB 641) came close to passing last legislative session, passing both … Continue reading

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Scott administration’s decision to issue gambling permits draws legal challenges


Scott administration’s decision to issue gambling permits draws legal challenges The decision by the Scott administration to issue a jai alai permit in Miami and a barrel racing permit in the tiny North Florida town of Gretna has unleashed a … Continue reading

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“Brunetti Has More Grand Plans for Hialeah Park”


“Brunetti Has More Grand Plans for Hialeah Park” “By the way, Brunetti didn’t have to worry when the proposed Breeders’ Cup bill was written about competition from Gulfstream for the Breeders’ Cup dates. The BC has never awarded the biggest … Continue reading

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XPRESSBET-Sign up NOW!!!


XpressBet Mobile Wagering lets you take the racing action with you wherever you go. XpressBet Mobile Wagering is available to XpressBet account holders on two popular devices: BlackBerry and iPhone. If you’re already an XpressBet account holder, just follow the … Continue reading

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NO CALIFORNIA SUNSHINE: GULFSTREAM EXCLUSIVE HOST OF 2012 SUNSHINE MILLIONS


NO CALIFORNIA SUNSHINE: GULFSTREAM EXCLUSIVE HOST OF 2012 SUNSHINE MILLIONS Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino announced today it will be the exclusive host for the January 28 Florida Sunshine Millions Day. The revamped Florida version of the Sunshine Millions will … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Downs kicks off its 86th season of live thoroughbred racing Dec. 3


OLDSMAR – Fans, horsemen and the environment all stand to prosper when Tampa Bay Downs kicks off its 86th season of live thoroughbred racing Dec. 3, the earliest opening date in track history. “Once again, we look forward to meeting … Continue reading

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