Old gambling bill earns new foe

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by Michael A. Smith / The Daily News

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Posted on November 23, 2012 at 11:34 AM

Updated Friday, Nov 23 at 12:58 PM

GALVESTON, Texas - The first bill proposing the limited legalization of casino games, video slot machines and video lottery machines already has been filed more than six weeks before the 83rd session of the Texas Legislature is set to convene.

State Sen. Rodney Ellis, a Houston Democrat, filed Senate Joint Resolution 6 on Nov. 12.

The bill calls for a constitutional amendment authorizing casino games, video slot machines and video lottery systems at horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian tribal lands.

Click here to read more at the Galveston County Daily News.

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