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.
Seminole Tribe Stops Making Monthly $33 Million Payment To State; 'No Surprise' To Florida Senate PresidentThe Seminole Tribe of Florida announced Tuesday it is suspending its $33 million-a-month payments to the state.
Florida Lawmakers Debating Senate Proposal For Lottery Addiction WarningBooze and beer don’t carry similar cautions, but some Republican lawmakers want people playing the state lottery to be warned that the games may be addictive.
Sports Betting Could Be Tied To Seminole TribeGambling talks underway between a key senator and the Seminole Tribe include a proposal that could bring sports betting to Florida by running it through the tribe, possibly avoiding the need for a statewide vote on the popular type of betting.
Florida Senate, Seminole Tribe Try To Reach Gambling DealTime’s running out on reaching a gambling deal during this spring’s legislative session, but Senate President Bill Galvano said Wednesday he’s “encouraged” by the status of talks between the Seminole Tribe of Florida and the Senate’s lead negotiator.
Sports Betting On Table In Florida Legislative SessionAllowing fans to place bets at professional sports arenas while games are played may sound far-fetched.But the twist on what are known as “prop” bets is part of the discussion about sports gambling as Florida’s 60-day legislative session snaps into action.
Florida's Gambling Amendment Fight Has High StakesThe words on the November ballot appear simple enough: “Voter Control of Gambling in Florida.”
Disney, Seminole Tribe Add $10M To Campaign To Limit CasinosDisney and The Seminole Tribe of Florida keep pouring money into a campaign to limit future casino gambling.
Court Rules "Pre-Reveal" Games In Bars Are Illegal SlotsSiding with state regulators, an appeals court Thursday ruled that controversial electronic games played in bars and other establishments are illegal slot machines.