What the return of Seminole Tribe's James Billie could mean for 'destination resorts' legislation

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In May, the Seminole Tribe of Florida elected a new chairman with a familiar name and face.

Eight years after he was impeached as chairman of the Seminole Tribe of Florida amid financial scandal, James Billie was re-elected to his old job by a landslide.

What does the return of Billie mean for the drive to expanding gaming in Florida? A lot, according to blogger

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