Florida House, Senate Leaders Set Plans For Gambling Special SessionHouse and Senate leaders Wednesday set the stage for a special legislative session to consider a gambling deal that Gov. Ron DeSantis hammered out with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
Florida's Gambling Deal Seminole Tribe With Faces Legal QuestionsAfter years of legal wrangling and failed attempts to seal a deal, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Seminole Tribe of Florida have nailed down a gambling agreement to bring sports betting to the state and rake at least $2.5 billion into state coffers within five years.
Gov. DeSantis Signs New Gambling Deal With Seminole Tribe, May Bring Sports Wagering To FloridaGovernor Ron DeSantis has reached an agreement with the Seminole Tribe that would greatly expand gambling in the state.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Seminole Tribe Hammer Out Gambling DealGovernor Ron DeSantis and the Seminole Tribe are set to sign off on a sweeping gambling deal that would bring sports betting to Florida and rake at least $2.5 billion into state coffers over the next five years, according to sources in the governor’s office.
Gambling Bills Start Moving Amid TalksMurmurs, and at times shouts, of a renewed gambling deal between the state and the Seminole Tribe of Florida have bubbled during legislative sessions stretching back nearly a decade.
Florida Senate To Move Forward On Gambling BillsAmid ongoing talks with the Seminole Tribe about a gambling deal, Senate President Wilton Simpson wants to move forward with other measures that would create a state gaming commission and lift a long-debated requirement on pari-mutuel facilities.
Trump Casino Miami? Florida Gambling Bill Raises The PossibilityA Florida bill still be hammered out, which would allow for more gambling in the state, could be a lifeline for Donald Trump’s struggling Doral golf club.
Talks Swirl About Possible Gambling DealNearly three weeks into the 2021 legislative session, Gov. Ron DeSantis is floating the possibility of striking a gambling deal with the Seminole Tribe.
Game On In Florida? It Depends On The Gambling VenueAmid mandatory nightclub closures and voluntary restaurant shutdowns, gamblers across Florida face a patchwork of options if they want to place bets in a state grappling with the rapidly spreading novel coronavirus.
Florida Takes Hit On Attorney Fees In Gambling CaseAn appeals court on Friday sided with pari-mutuel cardroom operators in a challenge over attorney fees, in a decision that could leave the state on the hook for more money in future consolidated legal cases.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Hopes ‘We Can Get Something Done’ On GamblingFlorida House and Senate leaders appear unable to reach agreement on a sweeping gambling deal, but Gov. Ron DeSantis hasn’t thrown in the towel.
Florida Gov. Ron Desantis' Budget Proposal Doesn’t Count On Gambling MoneyA $91.4 billion budget proposal released Monday by Gov. Ron DeSantis does not include money from the Seminole Tribe of Florida, though DeSantis appeared to hold out the possibility of reaching a gambling deal with the tribe.
State Appeals Court Sides With Calder On Slot Machine IssueA state appeals court Wednesday said Miami-Dade County’s Calder Race Course can continue operating slot machines if it discontinues horse racing and offers jai alai games.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Vetoes Warnings On Lottery TicketsLawmakers seeking to slap gambling-addiction warnings on state lottery tickets and advertising once again failed to scratch out a winner.
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.