Lawmakers Inch Closer To Gambling DealCraps and roulette could be headed to Seminole Tribe casinos in Florida thanks to a deal under negotiation in the state Legislature.
House Approval Leads To Gambling NegotiationsVoting along party lines, the Florida House approved a gambling package that would require the Seminole Tribe to pay the state $3 billion over seven years in exchange for being allowed to continue to have "exclusivity" over banked card games, such as blackjack.
State, Tribe Target Judge's Ruling On GamesSeminole Tribe is asking a Tallahassee judge to reconsider a ruling they contend could open the floodgates for unregulated slot machines.
Judge Won't Reconsider Seminole Tribe Gambling RulingA federal judge has flatly refused a request from Gov. Rick Scott's administration to reconsider a ruling that Florida violated a gambling agreement with the Seminole Tribe.
Florida Wants Judge To Change Blackjack Ruling A federal judge has been asked to reconsider his decision to let the Seminole Tribe of Florida keep blackjack at their casinos.
Seminoles Keep Money Flowing Amid Gambling TalksWhile they try to reach a gambling deal with Gov. Rick Scott's administration, the Seminole Tribe of Florida continues to make payments to the state that will total $306 million this year.
Seminole Tribe Heads To Court Over Blackjack In CasinosA trial scheduled to get underway Monday could decide if the Seminole Tribe of Florida can continue to have blackjack tables at their Florida casinos.
Judge Rules Against Gambling Regulators On Card GamesFlorida gambling overseers were wrong to do away with rule governing controversial "designated player" card games at pari-mutuel facilities.
Judge: Controversial Card Games Violate State LawJudge rules that the way card games are being operated by a Jacksonville poker room violates the state's ban on banked card games.
State, Seminoles Spar Over Card GamesThe Seminole Tribe of Florida and state regulators made pitches last week in a federal lawsuit over the tribe's right to operate "banked" card games.
Regulator: "Shame On Us" If We Approved Illegal Card GamesEven if state regulators signed off on a popular type of card game years ago, that doesn't make the games legal, a Department of Business and Professional Regulation attorney told an administrative law judge on Wednesday.
State Complaints On Card Games Spur Legal FightGambling regulators and a pari-mutuel operator at odds over the legality of popular card games pitched their cases to an administrative law judge on Tuesday.