Seminole Tribe of Florida
A federal judge sided with the Seminole Tribe of Florida in a dispute over tax collection.
New campaign finance reports, filed this week, show that millions flowed into the campaign accounts of Florida’s two main political parties during the first three months of 2014.
The chairman of the Senate Gaming Committee turned off the lights on a comprehensive gambling measure that could have allowed resort casinos in South Florida, telling the chamber that he lacked the votes to advance it and is instead deferring to Gov. Rick Scott.
The Seminole Tribe of Florida is proving there are more to casino resorts than just gambling. New numbers released Wednesday show the state’s eight Indian casinos again increased non-gambling revenue by 25 percent in 2012.
House and Senate leaders are waiting for Gov. Rick Scott to seal a deal with the Seminole Tribe before they finalize decisions about the future of gambling in Florida.
A Florida House gambling proposal released late Monday would do away with nearly a dozen inactive pari-mutuel permits and create a gambling oversight board but is most notable perhaps for what it lacks.
Odds are getting longer against stand-alone casinos in Florida in the near future as a stalemate between Gov. Rick Scott and House Speaker Will Weatherford appears to deepen.
A Broward-based advertising agency filed a lawsuit seeking $250 million in damages against the Seminoles and several members of its Board and Tribal Council.
All of the nearly 1,500 residents in the 55-and-older community of Hollywood Estates Mobile Home Park are being evicted from their homes.
The Seminole Tribe of Florida confirmed Thursday what those following the gaming debate already knew – it will fight efforts to expand non-tribal gaming outside of South Florida.