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FCCG receives $1.75M Check for Treatement

Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 2:30 pm
by mhutch
Governor Charlie Crist met with recovering gamblers and industry executives during a press conference at the Altamonte Springs-based Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, Wednesday. Crist was on hand as John Fontana, president of the Seminole Hard Rock Casino, presented a $1.75M check to the organization.The contribution was made as part of the gaming compact between the state and the Seminole Tribe of Florida, that requires annual funding to the FCCG. Crist, who has about six weeks left as Florida’s 44th governor, had other events scheduled in Orlando, Thursday, including addressing a national organization of women legislators at their annual convention