The Florida Casino Gambling Amendment, also known as Amendment 9, was an initiated constitutional amendment in Florida which was defeated on the ballot on November 7, 1978.
This amendment sought to modify Article X of the Florida Constitution to authorize privately owned casinos within a restricted geographic area.
| Florida Amendment 9 (1978)|
|Yes|| 687,460|| 28.55%|
Election results via: Florida Elections Division
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution; authorizing state regulated, privately owned gambling casinos, but only in a restricted, designated area of eastern Dade County and southern Broward County extending approximately 16 miles north of Government Cut along the oceanfront; providing for the support of free public schools and local law enforcement in the several counties.