It’s time for Florida to face a fundamental fact: We’re a gambling state; have been for years. So why shouldn’t racetracks be allowed to offer full-scale casino gambling, and local voters have the power to permit casinos elsewhere, if that’s what they want. They should, and guess what? For the first time, it appears broad casino legislation has a chance of passing the Legislature, because of the apparent collapse of efforts to pass an Indian casino pact.
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