Author: Lazaro Aleman

State of Play

North Florida gaming interests are going to have to hold ’em. The 2017 Florida Legislature played things close to the chest, failing to pass a comprehensive gambling bill. Slot machines favored by the Senate were a major sticking point.


Tourism remains Florida’s No. 1 economic driver, and the number of visitors who visit each year continues to grow. So, too, does the number of the ecotourists who want to get a glimpse of Florida’s natural features. To enhance visitor experiences, Northwest Florida tourism agencies are promoting the region’s natural, historical and cultural resources.