Show me the money! Politicians in Central Florida and Tampa frequently try to sell locals on the money making powers of big sporting events. However, many are left wondering where does the cash flow go? The majority of sporting events attract a lot of tourists. They jam our streets, hog our parking lots and crowd our restaurants.  So, with that said – for those who are not in the service industry – how do we benefit from these sporting events after using our tax dollars on construction, maintenance and security.  Basically,  “What’s in it for me,” and how do these large sporting events, “impact my personal wallet?”  Show us the money trail.