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Senator proposes Department of Gaming Control

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2011

Sen. Jeremy Ring has filed S.B. 666, which creates the Department of Gaming Control

Tourism picks up after two years of declines

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2011

On Thursday, Visit Florida reported that the number of visitors to Florida in 2010 increased by more than two percent compared to 2009, resulting in preliminary estimate of more than 82 million individuals visiting Florida

Prospects for a Seminole gaming compact appear to improve

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2010

House Select Committee on Seminole Indian Compact Review Chairman Rep. Bill Galvano (R-Bradenton) has acknowledged that he is engaged in direct negotiations with the Seminole Tribe of Florida regarding a gaming compact

House Gaming Committee Chair says Seminole gaming compact is not likely to win legislative ratification

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 9 2009

The Chair of the House Select Committee on Seminole Indian Compact Review, Rep. Bill Galvano (R-Bradenton), told his committee on November 2, 2009, that the version of the compact signed by the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Gov. Crist in August 2009 was not likely to be approved by the Legislature

Governor Charlie Crist and Seminole Tribe agree on new gaming compact

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 8 2009

On August 31, 2009, Gov. Charlie Crist on behalf of the state signed a gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe of Florida

Senate Committee hears proposal for destination casinos

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2011

Representatives of Las Vegas Sands Corporation and Wynn Casinos advocated for the authority to establish "destination casinos" in Florida

Senate hears bill to ratify new Seminole gaming compact

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2010

Moving to implement the latest version of a gaming compact between the state and the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the full Senate took up SB 622 by Sen. Dennis L. Jones (R-Seminole) for second reading on April 8, 2010

Legislative opposition to Seminole gaming pact increases, making a November special session less likely

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2009

Leaders of both the Florida House and the Florida Senate have now signaled their concerns regarding the gaming compact that the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Gov. Charlie Crist announced on August 31, 2009, making quick ratification of the plan during a special legislative session less likely than ever

Legislative negotiators reach agreement with Seminole Tribe on gaming compact

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2010

On April 2, 2010, House Select Committee on Seminole Indian Compact Review Chair Bill Galvano (R-Bradenton) announced that legislative negotiators had reached an agreement with the Seminole Tribe of Florida on a five-year, $1.5-billion gaming compact