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Gambling deal with Seminole Tribe far from a done deal

The gambling agreement between the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Governor Rick Scott that was signed on Monday will face changes over the coming months, and while praised by both sides, its approval is far from a sure bet.

In exchange for a guarantee to limit the tribe’s competition within the state, the new deal guarantees $3 billion over three years for Florida. The deal would also allow expanded gambling options in the southern portion of the state. Under the terms of the agreement, the tribe would be allowed to continue to offer card games such as blackjack in their facilities a…