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 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.
Seminole Tribe Wins Battle To Keep Blackjack In CasinosThe Seminole Tribe of Florida, which runs some of the state's most popular and most profitable casinos, scored a major victory Wednesday after a federal judge ruled the tribe can keep blackjack tables at its gambling operations.
Seminole Tribe Challenges Water StandardsThe Seminole Tribe of Florida has filed a legal challenge against controversial new state water-quality standards.
Seminoles, State Press Arguments In Gambling CaseThe Seminole Tribe of Florida has asked a federal judge to declare that tribal casinos have permission to keep operating banked card games, including blackjack, for 15 more years.
Legislature Releases Gambling Proposal Adding Craps, Roulette To CasinosA gambling proposal that would let the Seminole Tribe add craps and roulette to its casinos is currently being taken into consideration by the Florida Legislature.
Seminoles Talk Casino, Hotel Expansion Plan If Compact ApprovedA hotel tower shaped like a guitar is just one of the items set for approval if state lawmakers sign on compact between the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Governor Rick Scott.
Senators Ready To Weigh In On Fantasy SportsWith some other states saying daily fantasy-sports games are a type of gambling, Florida senators this week will wade into the debate with a bill that would regulate the industry.
Senate Panels Take Up Gambling, MarijuanaA Senate committee will begin digging into a proposed gambling deal with the Seminole Tribe of Florida this week.
Federal Judge Sets Trial Date For Seminole Casinos LawsuitA federal judge set a trial date in a lawsuit that could affect casinos run by the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
Backroom Briefing: Gambling Foes At Odds Over PollFloridians overwhelmingly back the current Seminole gaming "compact" and support what they know of a bigger gambling deal Gov. Rick Scott has asked lawmakers to approve, according to a Florida Chamber of Commerce poll released Thursday.
Gambling Deal Could Be End Of Road For Dog, Horse RacingOnce posh destinations drawing A-list socialites, celebrities and gangsters, Florida's dog and horse tracks are now at the center of a dispute over whether they should be allowed to do away with live racing altogether.
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.
Florida Asks Federal Judge To Shut Down Blackjack Tables The state of Florida is demanding the Seminole Tribe of Florida immediately shut down blackjack tables at its casinos, going as far as filing a lawsuit to make it happen.
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.