State Asks Court To Dismiss Seminoles' LawsuitIn the latest twist in dueling lawsuits over blackjack in Florida, Gov. Rick Scott's administration is asking a federal court in Tallahassee to dismiss a legal challenge filed last month by the Seminole Tribe.
Florida Asks Federal Judge To Shut Down Blackjack Tables The state of Florida is demanding the Seminole Tribe of Florida immediately shut down blackjack tables at its casinos, going as far as filing a lawsuit to make it happen.
Tribe Goes To Court Amid Gambling TalksThe Seminole Tribe of Florida sued the state Monday, setting in motion what could be a protracted legal fight over the tribe's exclusive rights to offer "banked" card games like blackjack at most of its casinos.
Some Progress Made In New State Gambling DealSeminole casinos would get craps and roulette, a Palm Beach County dog track could have slot machines and the state could reap at least $3 billion over seven years, under a gambling deal being negotiated between state leaders and the tribe.
State, Seminoles Headed Into Mediation Over BlackjackThe Seminole Tribe and Florida officials are headed to mediation to resolve a possible standoff over the future of black jack at most of the tribe's Florida Casinos.
Push For Resort Casinos In Florida Dies Again In LegislatureA bill that would have allowed two massive casinos in Broward and Miami-Dade counties is dead this legislative session.
Casino Awards Woman $14K After Giveaway KerfuffleShe won a car. Then she didn't. On Thursday, a South Florida casino gave the woman enough cash to buy a new one.
Odds Grow For Another Record Year Of Florida Lottery Sales Amid the Florida Legislature's debate over if and how gambling should expand in the state, Florida Lottery officials are boasting about record increases in sales.
Backers Of Broward Casino Look To Score A new proposal pitched to the Senate Gaming Committee Monday may make the Florida Panthers the first major-league sports team linked with a casino.
Florida Has Become A Top Spot For Gamblers When you take into account casinos operated by the Seminole and Miccosukee tribes, the numerous pari-mutuel facilities, day-cruise and cruise ships who call the state their home port, Florida is considered one of the nation's top spots for gamblers.
"Scare Tactic" Anti-Gaming Ads Popping Up On Florida TelevisionsWith an ominous voice over a bed of scary music, the announcer says, “Big gambling…they say Florida’s the next Vegas…"
Senate Casino Plan Will See Some RevisionsA Senate bill that would clear the way for resort casinos in Florida will be revamped, after lawmakers raised a flurry of questions Wednesday about issues such as the impact on longstanding pari-mutuel facilities.