The Florida Senate has passed a sweeping gambling expansion bill that could put slot machines at dog and horse racetrack facilities in eight counties outside South Florida.
That likely won’t sit well with voters nor the seminole that is powerful, the latter which is calling regarding the state to pass legislation that would essentially keep company as always.
Florida Senate member Bill Galvano, seen right here sitting in their comfy chamber chair, wants to expand gambling in the Sunshine State, but the Seminoles oppose his legislation.
Senate Bill 8, introduced by State Sen. Bill Galvano (R-District 21), would in trade grant the Seminoles’ five gambling enterprises with the proper to include craps and roulette in addition to blackjack. Additionally, the Seminoles would be allowed to build two additional full-scale casinos in the South Florida that is coveted region.
As expected, the heavily controlled GOP Senate easily passed SB 8 by a vote of 32-6. ‘SB 8 is an important step up finalizing a statewide approach that respects all stakeholders, modernizes Florida gaming laws, and maximizes income,’ Galvano said via Twitter.
The tribe disagrees.
The Seminoles are thought to choose keeping status quo as it pertains to expansion, and a house video gaming bill that is been introduced would do exactly that. However the group that is indiann’t too interested in that bill either, because the legislation would req (more…)