Facing a rigid deadline, gaming supporters were unable to get the supermajority support needed to move the legislation forward.
Source: Texas Tribune BY PATRICK SVITEK
Photo: A cup bearing the message “I’d rather be at the casino” sits on the desk of Rep. Charlie Geren, R-Fort Worth, on the Texas House floor on April 6. Geren was a leader in the effort to legalize casinos in Texas. Credit: Evan L’Roy/The Texas Tribune