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Florida bill designed to fight gambling scandal could cost state thousands of jobs

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed a bill into law on Wednesday imposing new restriction on online gambling parlors in the state that could leave thousands unemployed, the Orlando Sentinel reported. The measure, House Bill 155, was passed by the state Senate on April 4 by a 36-4 vote, following…

Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll resigns over Internet gambling scandal

Florida’s Republican lieutenant governor on Tuesday resigned amid questions about her connection to an Internet gambling firm that that is being investigated for racketeering, money laundering and lying about how much it donated to veterans. Florida Department of Law Enforcement sources told News 13 that Lieutenant Gov. Jennifer Carroll submitted…