The Florida Senate has passed a sweeping gambling expansion bill that will place 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 that is calling on the state to pass legislation that could essentially keep business as usual.
Florida Senate member Bill Galvano, seen right here sitting in his chamber that is comfy 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 exchange grant the Seminoles’ five gambling enterprises with the right to include craps and roulette in addition to blackjack. Additionally, the Seminoles would be allowed to build two additional full-scale casinos in the coveted South Florida region.
As expected, the heavily controlled GOP Senate easily passed SB 8 by a vote of 32-6. ‘SB 8 is an important step in finalizing a statewide approach that respects all stakeholders, modernizes Florida gaming regulations, and maximizes income,’ Galvano said via Twitter.
The tribe disagrees.
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