House Panel Passes Gambling DealA House panel has overwhelmingly supported a trio of gambling bills that would ratify a $3 billion deal between the state and the Seminole Tribe, do away with greyhound racing while allowing dog tracks to keep operating other games, and open the door for slot machines in Palm Beach County.
State Target Pari-Mutuels Over Card GamesFlorida gambling regulators filed complaints this week against seven pari-mutuels over a lucrative type of card games, accusing the facilities of illegally operating the games more than three years after state officials first approved them.
House Panel Backs Fantasy Sports BillA House panel Tuesday approved a plan that would shield the fantasy-sports industry from Florida's gambling laws, though some lawmakers expressed concerns about a lack of regulations.
House Bill Would Shield Fantasy Sports From Gambling LawsWith the industry facing legal challenges in other states, on Tuesday a Florida House panel will take up a bill that would shield fantasy sports from possibly being considered illegal gambling in Florida.
10 Issues To Watch During The 2016 SessionFlorida lawmakers will return to the Capitol next week for an election-year legislative session. We've got 10 issues you'll want to keep an eye on.
All Bets Off On Passage Of Gambling DealIt's a sure bet that lawmakers won't sign off on a $3 billion agreement with the Seminole Tribe that Gov. Rick Scott handed over last month.
Florida, Seminole Tribe Reach $3 Billion Gambling DealThe Seminole Tribe is keeping banked card games, the state is getting billions in revenue and the door for allowing an expansion of gambling in South Florida is wide opened following Gov. Rick Scott’s announcement Monday of a new deal.
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.
Miami Dolphins Could Part Ways With Draft KingsShould Daily Fantasy Sports sites be considered gambling?
Online Poker Players Beware Of ScamOnline poker players beware. There may be someone at your table looking at your cards, but they're not standing behind you.
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.
State Deal With Seminoles Over Blackjack Just About UpFor the time being, the Seminole Tribe of Florida plans to continue to allow blackjack and other card games at their casinos even after their five year compact with the state ends.