Tag Archives: bill galvano
- Florida legislators break gambling plan stalemate
April 27, 2017
Florida has moved closer to a gambling deal after members of the House backed off its long-time stance of blocking gambling expansion in the Sunshine State. Palm Beach Post reported that the House broke the gambling plan impasse on Wednesday by offering a compromise with Senate leaders to get a...
- Supreme Court ruling gives Florida senators a gambling deal leverage
April 25, 2017
The Florida Supreme Court has apparently handed state senators the winning card to push gambling expansion after the majority of magistrates cleared the way for a constitutional amendment on gambling. Members of the upper and lower congress are at loggerheads over which gambling plan will benefit the Sunshine State. At...
- Florida House, Senate in deadlock over gambling bill
April 6, 2017
A showdown over gambling between the upper and lower chambers of Florida's legislature looms as the State House passed vastly different legislation than the version approved by the State Senate. At stake in the impasse is the US$3 billion in additional money from the Seminole Tribe that Florida may gain...
- Possible Florida gambling compromise now in the offing
March 30, 2017
Florida House and Senate leaders are set to lay down their respective versions of a gambling bill next week, with analysts expecting a possible compromise to move the measure forward. The Miami Herald reported that while there’s no assurance that the bills will be resolved in one sitting, the public...
- Florida’s 2017 gambling legislation rodeo is officially on
January 13, 2017
Florida’s first gambling legislation runner is officially out of the blocks in 2017 following Thursday’s filing of a 112-page tome covering everything from gas pump lottery sales to daily fantasy sports. On Thursday, state Sen. Bill Galvano (pictured) unveiled SB 8 (full text here, summary here), the state’s latest effort...
Why the DraftKings & FanDuel merger may not go ahead
March 24, 2017
Maine legalizes daily fantasy sports
August 3, 2017
Florida gambling bill sails through House Committee Vote
March 22, 2017