BREAKING NEWS: Florida House approves new poker limits


The Florida House of Representatives today voted 74-39 in favor of Senate Bill 622, which eliminates bet and buy-in limits and extends operating hours in Florida poker rooms.

Gov. Charlie Crist is expected to sign the bill quickly, and the new poker limits will go into effect on July 1, while the Seminole Tribe gaming compact will take effect after approved by the federal government.
Here is a summary of the changes.