Keyword: Geller

  • Passage of Florida Slot Bills in Doubt

    As the Florida legislature prepares to end its annual session May 2, chances appear very slim that it will pass either of two slot machine bills being sought by the Thoroughbred industry.

  • Legislators Schedule Hearing on Internet Gambling

    Lawmakers will tackle the complicated issue of Internet gambling during a two-hour hearing June 2 during a meeting of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States in Boston.

  • Panel Stresses Benefits of Racing to Regulators

    Despite divergent agendas, a blue ribbon panel from the Thoroughbred industry spoke to state lawmakers at the annual meeting of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States in Duck Key, Fla., Jan. 15.

  • Meeker to Address State Legislators in Florida

    Churchill Downs Inc. president Tom Meeker will speak to state legislators on regulatory issues facing the pari-mutuel industry during the National Council on Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) winter meeting January 11 in South Beach, Florida.

  • Florida Sen. Steve Geller

    Florida VLT Bill Filed, But Amendment Expected

    Legislation to authorize video lottery terminals at all pari-mutuel facilities in Florida was filed by Sen. Steven Geller, who said it could very well be changed in light of concerns over revenue splits.

  • Florida VLT Legislation Filed

    Two South Florida senators have filed a bill that would allow racetracks and jai-alai frontons to operate video lottery terminals. The machines could get serious consideration this year when legislators are faced with cutting $1 billion from the state budget.