TALLAHASSEE, Florida -- As reported by the South Florida Sun Sentinel: "At 18, Floridians can vote, join the armed forces and buy a pack of cigarettes.
"And South Florida racetracks would, for the first time, be authorized to operate blackjack tables. Tucked into the lengthy package is an easy-to-overlook provision that would create a uniform 18-year-old minimum age to gamble.
"Under current Florida law, 18-year-olds can bet on greyhounds and horses or play poker. But you must be 21 to play slots, blackjack and baccarat, so-called Class III games as seen in Vegas casinos..."
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