ALJ rules that proposed repeal of rules 61D-11.001(17) and 61D-11.002(5) dealing with “designated player” games, was an invalid exercise of delegated legislative authority.

DOAH judge rules that certain aspects of designated player games were illegal. Read the Order here.

Florida Quarter Horsemen file rule challenge against DBPR PMW regarding its ability to remain at Hialeah Park.

Order Granting Summary Judgment against LET’s of Ocala gray-market slot machine operation. Games determined to be illegal slot machines.

DBPR PMW issues Notice of Development of Rulemaking regarding Penalty Guidelines for Class I-V Drug Violations in Horses. Date, location and time of workshop not yet available.


Pennington, Moore, Wilkinson, Bell & Dunbar P.A.


Tampa Bay Times 

August 27, 2016 — Judge sides with gambling operators on card games

Miami Herald

August 26, 2016 — Broward prosecutors to investigate bribery allegations against Hallandale Beach Vice Mayor Bill Julian

CDC Gaming Reports 

August 26, 2016 — Lottery bill dies in Alabama Legislature


August 26, 2016 — Hallandale Beach Vice Mayor at center of controversy involving newspaper cover up

Tampa Bay Times

August 25, 2016 — Authorities say U.S. 19 Internet cafe offered illegal gambling

Florida Politics 

August 24, 2016 —  Greyhound racing reform group endorses in Florida primaries


August 24, 2016 — On jackpots and bank shots

Miami Herald 

August 24, 2016 — Alabama lottery bill advances to full House for vote

Blood Horse 

August 24, 2016 — OBS Numbers Plummet During Open Session

Miami Herald 

August 23, 2016 — Locals hold their own at big Hard Rock poker event

Thoroughbred Racing Commentary

August 23, 2016 — The Pegasus: the growing worldwide buzz over a race that could change the economics of racing

Florida Politics 

August 22, 2016 — State files exceptions to card game ruling

Miami Herald 

August 21, 2016 — Jai Alai Has Lost its Bounce

Tampa Bay Times 

August 19, 2016 — Editorial: Florida lottery targets poor residents

Broward Palm Beach New Times 

August 18, 2016 — ESPN’s 30 for 30 Tells the Story of Jai Alai, a Dying Sport

USA Today 

August 17, 2016 — Dolphins’ Hard Rock Stadium deal is for nearly $250 million

Miami Herald 

August 17, 2016 — Miami Dolphins sell stadium naming rights to Hard Rock International

Casino City Times 

August 16, 2016 — Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee releases Sept. special events

Daytona News Journal 

August 13, 2016 — Card Room Coming to Orange City

JDSupra Business Advisor

August 11, 2016 — In Florida, a Fine Line Between Arcade Games and Illegal Gambling