Gov. Rick Scott, center, talks with James Allen, CEO of Seminole Gaming, at the tribe's headquarters, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Hollywood, Fla. Scott and the tribe seek to increase pressure on state lawmakers to approve a new gaming compact by unveiling a $1.8 billion expansion plan at the tribe's Hollywood and Tampa locations that would potentially create thousands of jobs. Scott and Seminole Chairman James Billie signed the new compact in December, but so far it has languished in the legislature. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Gov. Rick Scott, center, talks with James Allen, CEO of Seminole Gaming, at the tribe's headquarters, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Hollywood, Fla. Scott and the tribe seek to increase pressure on state lawmakers to approve a new gaming compact by unveiling a $1.8 billion expansion plan at the tribe's Hollywood and Tampa locations that would potentially create thousands of jobs. Scott and Seminole Chairman James Billie signed the new compact in December, but so far it has languished in the legislature. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Wilfredo Lee AP
Gov. Rick Scott, center, talks with James Allen, CEO of Seminole Gaming, at the tribe's headquarters, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Hollywood, Fla. Scott and the tribe seek to increase pressure on state lawmakers to approve a new gaming compact by unveiling a $1.8 billion expansion plan at the tribe's Hollywood and Tampa locations that would potentially create thousands of jobs. Scott and Seminole Chairman James Billie signed the new compact in December, but so far it has languished in the legislature. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Wilfredo Lee AP

Tribe, Scott push $1.8B expansion plan to win gambling deal

February 01, 2016 11:36 PM