South Florida might be able to develop two resort casinos if a proposed bill is
The measure (HB 1233) was released on Monday by Tampa Republican, Rep. Dana Young.
Currently there is a gaming compact in place with the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The compact allows for the tribe to operate table games like blackjack. Later this year, the compact will expire.
The proposed bill does not address the gaming compact with the tribe.
Broward and Miami-Dade counties are the two suggested casino locations. However, final approval would come from the voters in those areas.
Lee and Palm Beach counties would also be allowed to operate slot machines at dog racing tracks.
Previously, Legislature has rejected similar bills.
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