Florida Legalizes Sports Betting, Craps, Roulette in $2.5B Gambling Deal
The legislature had called a special session to consider the $2.5 billion deal, thrashed out last month between Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the powerful Seminole tribe.
In the end, it was comfortable. The House voted 97-17 to approve the compact, which the Senate had approved Monday by 38-1. Its passage was eased by the fact DeSantis held a threat of veto over hundreds of legislative efforts in the state’s $110 billion budget Read more.