Sports Betting Comes Under Court ScrutinyA Washington, D.C.-based judge harshly chastised lawyers for the Biden administration Friday for failing to be prepared to answer questions about whether a deal that gives the Seminole Tribe of Florida control over sports betting in the state violates federal law.
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.
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.
Study Finds Gambling Expansion Wouldn't Produce Major ImpactAs lawmakers continue to debate a possible expansion of gambling in Florida; a major study has found that a gambling expansion wouldn't have much of an impact on the economy or Florida society.
Florida Gaming Selling Struggling Miami Jai-Alai For $115MA new casino sporting 1,000 slot machines apparently was not enough to keep Miami Jai-Alai from succumbing to its financial struggles.