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HB 7037 - Amends Casino and Gaming Laws - Florida Key Vote

Joe Gruters voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (73-40) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends Casino and Gaming Laws

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that regulates the gaming industry by, among other things, prohibiting certain counties from slot machine gambling.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the Seminole Tribe of Florida to offer craps and roulettes at their casinos (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the Seminole Tribe of Florida to maintain their slot machines and blackjack tables for 20 years (Sec. 1).

  • Establishes restrictions on the use of slot machines in Seminole-tribe casinos in South Florida (Sec. 2).

  • Requires the Seminole tribe to provide every new employee of their casinos a training program on compulsive gambling and assisting problem gamblers (Sec. 3).

  • Requires the Seminole tribe to provide printed materials to patrons containing information on the 24-hour hotline of the Florida Council of Compulsive Gambling or other resources dedicated to assisting problem gamblers (Sec. 3).

  • Requires all covered game employees to receive training on how to identify compulsive gamblers and requires staff to ask them to leave the premises (Sec. 5).

  • Requires all marketing for games at the facilities to contain a responsible gambling message (Sec. 5).

  • Authorizes the state to conduct random inspections of Seminole gaming facilities without giving advance notice (Sec. 8).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amends Casino and Gaming Laws

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