State Sen. Garrett Richter, R-Naples, who chairs the Senate Select Committee on Gaming, discusses his committee's plans for casino legislation Monday after a meeting. Photo by Bill Cotterell.
Although a Senate panel is moving forward with legislation to allow large, non-Seminole casinos in south Florida, and despite House Speaker Will Weatherford’s recent statement that he would be amenable to new casino resorts, the prospect of Las Vegas-style gambling houses is not a done deal.
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