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Legislation proposed to bring Louisiana riverboat casinos on dry land. | Legislature |  http://theadvocate.com   http://bit.ly/2DCx4Ye 
Louisiana task force to draft legislation that would limit gambling floor to 2,365 positions adopted without opposition. #lalege
Louisiana task force is now looking at reconfiguring the space where gambling is allowed. The limit is now 30,000 square foot. The law would change to “gaming positions,” which is the place where a person can gamble. #lalege
A Louisiana task force adopted a recommendation for legislation that would allow riverboat casinos to operate gambling within a little less than a quarter mile from where they are berthed now. #lalege
Proposal would put language in Louisiana law requiring casinos to petition gaming board to lay out a plan of investment in the property before riverboats can come on land. #lalege
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