Jim Shore, general counsel of the Seminole Tribe and a tribe member, wrote in a Wednesday op-ed column for the South Florida Sun Sentinel that continuing the arrangement is good for Florida.
But, by not continuing, the state not only risks billions of dollars in future revenue, but also suggests a willingness to invest more in out-of-state interests whose primary focus is elsewhere, not Florida, he
For example, Malaysian-based Genting Resorts World wants to lease Gulfstream Racetracks slot-machine license and open for business on the site of the former Miami Herald building that Genting now owns.
The property overlooks Biscayne Bay.
The compact also ensures that Florida gaming is both profitable and controlled versus other places, like Atlantic City, where rapid gaming expansion came at a huge financial and social cost, Shore