The recent changes in Florida Poker laws have heightened my interest in casino poker again. A recent article in the Florida Times-Union highlights the potential for the state's card rooms and casinos:
The Miami Herald reported the professional poker players were already starting to rent apartments in South Florida...
I was thinking about a return to Las Vegas next year to watch a couple days of the WSOP Main Event, but now that there's a potential for professional level poker events to come to Florida real soon, I can save money on the plane tickets and spend my money here in Florida. Good deal.
And Florida may not be ready to challenge Las Vegas as the place for tournaments - more than 7,000 entrants paid the $10,000 buy-in for this year's [WSOP] Main Event.