Florida Legislature considers 'sweeping gambling proposal'

4:49 PM, Feb 25, 2014   |    comments
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A taste of Las Vegas could be coming to the state!

The Florida Senate is rolling out a "sweeping gambling proposal" that would allow the creation of two Vegas-style resorts in South Florida.

The proposal also expands the use of slot machines across the state, and would create a new agency to regulate gambling.

But all of this could be tough to pass. For years, efforts to authorize casinos have been defeated in the Florida House.

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