Fla. Senate Starts To Tackle Study Of Gambling Industry

Law360, Miami (September 23, 2013, 7:08 PM EDT) -- The Florida Legislature's comprehensive assessment of gambling in the state “crossed the starting line for the next session” Monday, in the words of Sen. Garrett Richter, with an initial review of an independent study, a schedule of upcoming hearings and some hints at the issues ahead.

With the deadline for the full report from independent research firm Spectrum Gaming Group looming Oct. 1, the Senate Gaming Committee convened for a presentation from staff director John Guthrie and initial discussion on the data collected in “Part 1A”...
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