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State Gambling Deal

Governor Crist has signed a compact with the Seminole Indian Tribe to allow expanded gambling at tribal casinos in Florida in exchange for a cut in the profits. Not everyone thinks this is a good idea. Others say it's a deal too good to pass up. We'll take a look this week!

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Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7

Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Radio Guests

Richard Winning - Vice President of Derby Lane, St. Petersburg
Jim Allen - Chief Executive Officer of Seminole Gaming and Chairman of Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment
Dennis Jones - Senator of Treasure Island
Dr. I. Nelson Rose - Distinguished Senior Professor of Law at Whittier Law School



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