Category Archives: Press

Given an inch, they will take slots

February 8, 2017 By Paul Seago, Executive Director of No Casinos Monday's editorial regarding decoupling at Florida's parimutuels urges a "clean" bill on this subject, free from "unwanted baggage" that would expand gambling. A "clean"…

History of gambling in Florida

  1931 – Florida legislature approves horse and dog racing by one vote, and then overrode veto by Gov. Doyle Carlton. 1935 – Jai-alai and slot machines legalized in Florida. 1937 – slot machines made…