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Rick Perry owes me, Rick Scott says



Gov. Rick Scott indicated today that he's not going to make any more bets with Texas Gov. Rick Perry until the Republican presidential candidate pays off his gambling debt.

Scott lost a key lime pie to Perry when the Dallas Mavericks beat the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals. But Scott says the Republican presidential candidate still owes him from a bet over a Little League-type game.

It sounds like there is some dispute over which baseball game the two governors wagered. We did not bother checking with Perry's for his version of events...

So if you're keeping score at home of the Scott's sports gambling, he's lost key lime pies to Perry in pro basketball and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin in an Oklahoma-Florida State football game; won some hickory-smoked bacon from Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam from a Tennessee-Florida football game; and has also won an undisclosed prize for betting on kids playing baseball.

[Last modified: Thursday, September 29, 2011 2:18pm]


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