A measure that would outlaw any electronic games that look like slot machines — and possibly shutter storefront gaming centers, including arcades that cater to seniors — is on its way to Gov. Rick Scott, who said he will sign it into law.
The Florida Senate approved the measure 36-4 late Thursday afternoon, with three Palm Beach County senators — Jeff Clemens, D-Lake Worth, Joe Abruzzo, D-Royal Palm Beach and Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach — and Jeremy Ring, D-Margate, voting against the bill .
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