Negotiators from both chambers met Wednesday to try to thrash out a compromise on their diametrically opposed positions before the May 5 deadline.



Tribe Takes on Texas in Bingo Parlor Fight

Negotiators from both chambers met Wednesday to try to thrash out a compromise on their diametrically opposed positions before the May 5 deadline. Both bills seek to bring an end to compact that is protracted between the state and the Seminole tribe, which owns the Hard Rock Resort brand name and operates seven casinos in Florida.

Your house has proposed offering the tribe nothing new in exchange for payments to the state totaling $3 billion over the next seven years. The Senate bill is a wide-ranging gambling expansion package that will charge the Seminoles similar fee throughout the same timeline but for the right to offer craps and roulette, along with the blackjack games permitted under the terms for the compact that is previous.

Meanwhile, the right to offer blackjack would expand to parimutuel venues, while slots will be permitted in certain states.

Huge Home Compromise

Nonetheless it seems that the home was the first to blink on Wednesday, establishing forth several compromise proposals, including one which allows one new casino in Miami-Dade and grant the Seminoles extra exclusivity on craps and roulette at their seven existing casinos..

Also regarding the dining table had been a proposal that will allow a cut in the slot machine tax for Seminoles and pari-mutuels should they, in turn, agree to cut the true number of slots.

They are some pretty concessions that are big considering that the home originally demanded Continue reading “Negotiators from both chambers met Wednesday to try to thrash out a compromise on their diametrically opposed positions before the May 5 deadline.”