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Texas Legislature 2023

Effort to allow casinos falls short in Texas House

Facing a rigid deadline, gaming supporters were unable to get the supermajority support needed to move the legislation forward.

A cup with the message "I'd rather be a the casino" sits on the desk of state Rep. Charlie Geren, R-Fort Worth, on the House floor at the state Capitol on April 6, 2023.

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Politics State government Charlie Geren Dade Phelan Dan Patrick Gambling John Kuempel Texas House of Representatives Texas Legislature