House gambling plan that complements Seminole Tribe compact could get overhaul

House Finance and Tax Chairman Matt Gaetz is pushing changes that would match up a House gambling proposal with an even more-expansive Senate bill, but aligning the two packages may not be enough to keep the measure rolling in the Senate.

Gaetz said Wednesday morning he plans to introduce a sweeping amendment to the House proposal at his committee’s meeting next week.

The House’s plan currently complements an agreement, called a “compact,” with the Seminole Tribe of Florida, struck by tribal leaders… …read more