Federal Judge Throws Out Florida Sports Betting Compact With Seminole Tribe-A federal judge has handed Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Seminole Tribe of Florida a sizable defeat by overturning the state’s gambling compact.
Feds Defend Seminole Tribe Control Of Sports Betting In FloridaThe U.S. Department of the Interior has fired back against allegations that a deal giving the Seminole Tribe control of sports betting in Florida violates federal law, pointing to a decision by Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Legislature to allow the tribe to accept bets from throughout the state.
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.
Seminole Tribe Trying To Block Rival Gambling ProposalsAfter nailing down a deal that gave it control over sports betting in the state, the Seminole Tribe is trying to clinch its status as Florida’s “800-pound” gambling gorilla by squashing two proposed constitutional amendments backed by potential competitors.
Seminoles Quietly Kick Off Sports Betting in FloridaThe Seminole Tribe on Monday quietly launched online sports betting in Florida, amid continuing legal challenges to a gambling deal approved by state lawmakers in May.
Sports Betting Plan Hit With Legal ChallengePointing to a “legal fiction,” two pari-mutuel facilities have filed a federal lawsuit challenging a newly approved plan for the Seminole Tribe to operate sports betting in Florida.
Sports Betting Re-Emerges For 2021 SessionSports wagering is back on the board for state lawmakers.
15% Of American Adults Will Bet On NFL In 2019 Season, Survey SaysAccording to a new survey, 15 percent of the American adult population will wager on NFL games this season.
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.
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.
Caesars Entertainment Becomes First NFL Casino SponsorThe NFL has announced a partnership with Las Vegas based casino Caesar's Palace, the first such sponsorship in league history.