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Forecast uncertain for gaming revenue as Seminole compact still unresolved

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The state Revenue Estimating Conference, a panel of economists gathered to discuss revenue levels expected to flow into state coffers from gaming proceeds Wednesday afternoon, including from the banked card games and Las Vegas-style slots the Seminole Tribe of Florida operate under an exclusive compact with the state. The consensus, now that the deal has expired: no one is really sure. The economists, like the rest of state government, are navigating unchartered territory. Since the sovereign tribe’s compact with the…

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