Pari-Mutuels Fire Back At Seminoles In Gambling AppealAccusing the Seminole Tribe of being “disingenuous with the court,” two pari-mutuel operators on Tuesday urged a federal appeals court to reject the tribe’s request for a stay of a ruling that struck down a gambling deal that allowed sports betting in Florida.
Seminole Tribe, Pari-mutuels Reach Sports Betting AgreementsContinuing to move forward with a major gambling deal with the state, the Seminole Tribe of Florida has reached agreements with five pari-mutuel facilities to help market sports betting.
Florida Gambling Bill Could Turn Out Lights On Jai Alai, Harness RacingHarness racing, quarter-horse racing, and jai alai could become part of Florida's history after lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday that would make changes in the pari-mutuel industry.
Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson: Fontainebleau Resort Will Not Get Casino License This YearAfter spending more than a million dollars in campaign contributions and hosting elaborate, star-studded fundraisers for Republicans on his mega yacht, Fontainebleau Resort owner Jeffrey Soffer will not be allowed to move his casino license to Miami Beach – at least for now.
Judge Says Calder Race Course Should Lose Slots LicenseState gambling regulators erred when they allowed South Florida’s Calder Race Course to keep its lucrative slot-machine license after demolishing a grandstand where bettors watched horses compete, judge says.
Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Resigns Amid Sex Misconduct ClaimsAnother powerful businessman is stepping down from his role amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
State's Decision On Miami Dog Track Draws ChallengeOperators of the Mardi Gras Casino and Racetrack have asked state regulators to back away from a decision that would allow a rival Miami greyhound track to end dog racing while continuing to offer slot machines.
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.
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.
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.
Pari-Mutuels Try To Block Gambling InitiativePari-mutuel facilities have asked the Florida Supreme Court to reject a proposed constitutional amendment that seeks to make it harder to expand gambling in the state.
Gelber To Rep Anti-Casino Effort Before Supreme CourtFormer state Sen. Dan Gelber will provide legal representation at the Florida Supreme Court for an anti-casino group trying to get an initiative on the 2018 ballot.
Judge Pushes Back Seminoles' Blackjack TrialA trial determine the fate of blackjack tables in the Seminole Tribe of Florida's casinos has been pushed back.