Minority Senate Leader Believes Florida Should Have More Gambling

Steve Geller is the minority leader in the Florida Senate and he is suggesting that expanded casino gambling throughout the state could be the answer to help balance the state budget. Legislators in Florida were upset with the fact that Governor Charlie Crist negotiated a compact with the Seminole Indians without their input. Instead of going along with the compact for the good of the state, they fought against its existence. They won their battle in the state Supreme Court, and they received their wish which was to void the compact. Now, some of those same politicians are coming out in favor of expanded gambling. Geller is suggesting that the Seminoles be allowed to keep their expanded forms of gambling, and that is not all. He also believes that the…
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