Florida Retailers, Seminole Tribe come out against 'Destination Resorts' legislation

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The list of forces arrayed against the ‘Destination Resorts’ legislation that would expand casino gambling in the state expanded with the official addition of the Seminole Tribe and the Florida Retail Federation, which announced on Monday its opposition to the proposal.

The Sunshine State News’ Kenric Ward reported that Seminole Tribal Chairman James Billie said:

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