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Florida pari-mutuel Barrel Racing analyzed

Palm Beach Post writer Dara Kam effectively covered Governor Scott's views on pari-mutuel barrel racing. In addition see the blog link provided below:

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Gretna Barrel Racing

3/18/2014

article Florida Court Denies Barrel Racing Ban Rehearing
(Florida) -- A state appeals court in Tallahassee, Fla., has given Gretna Racing LLC another legal "no" in its bid to resume pari-mutuel barrel racing.

2/11/2014

article Court Says Florida Barrel Racing License in Violation
(Florida) -- A state appeals court in Tallahassee, Fla., Feb. 7 upheld an administrative court's ruling that the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering (DPMW)...

2/8/2014

article Court Says Barrel Racing License in Violation
(Florida) -- A state appeals court in Tallahassee, Fla., Feb. 7 upheld an administrative court's ruling that the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering violated a...

7/5/2013

article Group claims Florida ‘rubber-stamped phony horse racing’
(Florida) -- A masked thief fanning $100 bills is the backdrop for an ad blasting “phony horse racing.” You’re probably thinking, “Phony horse...

4/10/2012

article As court hears barrel racing case, lawmakers mull loopholes fix
(Florida) -- Administrative Court Judge Cathy Sellers heard testimony for the second day Tuesday in a hearing involving a disputed license for barrel horse racing in the...

4/9/2012

article Quarter Horse group challenges barrel racing in Gretna in administrative hearing
(Florida) -- An administrative-law judge began three days of complex hearings today on the legality of barrel racing operations near Gretna, where a Creek Indian card...

2/5/2012

article Our Opinion: A vote, then what?
(Florida) -- Although the number going to the polls represented less than 50 percent of the county's registered voters, Gadsden County residents last week voted in...

2/1/2012

article Gadsden County votes yes on slot machines
(Florida) -- Gadsden County overwhelmingly signed off on slot machines — and their promise of jobs and economic development — but whether or not the first...

1/31/2012

article Slot, Tax Referendum Approved in Gadsden County
(Florida) -- Voters in the Florida Panhandle want to add slot machines to their local tracks. Gadsden County voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted in favor of adding...

1/30/2012

article Gadsden voters to decide on two referendums
(Florida) -- Gadsden County residents will head to the polls on Tuesday to vote on two referendums that promise to bring in jobs and money to the county.

1/29/2012

article Gretna officials see gaming as road to self-sufficiency
(Florida) -- Let the Attorney General say it's not legal. Let the churches say it's not moral. Let the cynics sneer at barrel racing. But don't say the...

1/27/2012

article Gretna officials see gaming as road to self-sufficiency
(Florida) -- Let the Attorney General say it's not legal. Let the churches say it's not moral. Let the cynics sneer at barrel racing. But don't say the...

1/18/2012

article Rolling the Hard Six: Debate Over Gretna Gambling Heats Up
(Florida) -- The debate over gambling in Gretna is heating up. In less than two weeks, Gadsden County voters will head to the polls to decide if slot machines should be...

1/13/2012

article Attorney general comes down against Gretna slots
(Florida) -- Attorney General Pam Bondi on Thursday said the state shouldn't issue a permit for slot machines in Gretna, no matter what voters decide later this...
article Attorney general says no slot machines at Gretna track
(Florida) -- A planned slot machine referendum in Gadsden County that is tied to a pari-mutuel barrel racing operation in the small North Florida town of Gretna will be...

1/12/2012

article Attorney general opinion puts reins on slots at Gretna barrel racing track
(Florida) -- Attorney General Pam Bondi on Thursday told the Department of Business and Professional Regulation that it has no right to issue slot machine permits...
article Bondi says no slot machines for Gretna, Ebro
(Florida) -- Florida law doesn't allow slot machines at pari-mutuel facilities outside Miami-Dade and Broward counties, Attorney General Pam Bondi said in an...
article Bondi says no slot machines for Gretna, Ebro
(Florida) -- Florida law doesn't allow slot machines at pari-mutuel facilities outside Miami-Dade and Broward counties, Attorney General Pam Bondi said in an...
article Florida AG Bondi Says No to Slot Machines for Gretna Track
(Florida) -- Attorney General Pam Bondi says Florida law doesn't allow slot machines at a barrel racing facility in the Panhandle town of Gretna. Bondi issued an...
article Gretna owners weigh in on AG's opinion on Gadsden slots
(Florida) -- Attorney General Pam Bondi today issued an opinion that could make Gadsden County's upcoming vote on slot machines moot. The state regulatory agency...

12/29/2011

article Gadsden Barrel Racing Latest Front in Gambling Controversy
(Florida) -- The Florida Legislature's battles over expanded gambling in the state are spreading into new ground: barrel racing on cloverleaf patterns in Gadsden...

12/28/2011

article Senate Seeks to Clarify Law on Barrel Racing Gambling
(Florida) -- With Florida's gambling industry in flux, an influential senator this week filed a bill that would block barrel racing at pari-mutuel facilities and...

12/26/2011

article Horse Breeders Seek To Rein In Bets On Barrel Races
(Florida) -- At rodeos, barrel racing has long been a popular event. Riders, often young women, race their horses in a cloverleaf pattern around barrels in an arena....

12/22/2011

article Florida pari-mutuel Barrel Racing analyzed
(Florida) -- Palm Beach Post writer Dara Kam effectively covered Governor Scott's views on pari-mutuel barrel racing. In addition see the blog link provided below:

12/21/2011

article Betting on barrel racing in Panhandle causing rift in Florida Capitol and horse industry
(Florida) -- The rhinestones sparkled, the belt buckles flashed and the red dirt flew as hundreds of spectators on metal bleachers cheered for the cow girls Saturday as...
article Creek Entertainment Gretna opens to crowds on Dec. 17
(Florida) -- Creek Entertainment Gretna, the latest gaming offering from PCI Gaming, opened to large crowds on Dec. 17. The poker room and barrel-racing parimutuel...
article Scott: Lawmakers need to shut down barrel racing, slots
(Florida) -- Gov. Rick Scott is calling on lawmakers to quickly close what he called a gray area in Florida law that allowed a Panhandle racetrack to get a permit for...

12/18/2011

article Gretna Casino Now a Reality
(Florida) -- The talk is no more. The infamous casino in Gretna finally opened it's doors Saturday morning. The $10 million Creek Entertainment Gretna casino hosts...

12/13/2011

article State Court Rejects Appeal Over Barrel Racing
(Florida) -- A state court in Tallahassee, Fla., on Dec. 13 denied a request by two Florida Quarter Horse associations to shut down the pari-mutuel barrel racing meet...
article Taxpayer dollars to defend Barrel Racing!
(Florida) -- While the State of Florida grapples with a $2 billion budget deficit, one of its top regulatory agencies is simultaneously expending untold taxpayer funds...

12/5/2011

article BLOG: Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing and other farces
(Florida) -- In every aspect of law there are numerous instances of so-called loopholes and technicalities. When a career criminal 'beats the rap' or a large...
article Florida gambling law filled with barrel-sized loopholes
(Florida) -- As Florida considers ushering in a new era of casino mega-resorts, a dispute in the tiny Panhandle town of Gretna has focused attention on the tate’s...

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