Supreme Court gives Florida gambling opponents a big win

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday gave opponents of gambling expansion a big win.

By a unanimous vote, the state Supreme Court has ruled that a Gadsden County racetrack, located in the Tallahassee metropolitan area, cannot add slot machines. is reporting that the 20-page decision goes further than not allowing gambling facilities in Gretna, population 1,460. The Supreme Court ruling also nullifies local referendums that were approved in seven other counties designed to allow slot machine gambling.

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