Concerns about fantasy sports have arisen since sports betting was legalized in Florida

Sports Betting Viewing Room – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Nick_Nick Amid attempts by gambling regulators to rein in businesses suspected of running possibly illegal betting games, a conflict over fantasy sports is intensifying as the Seminole Tribe opens up online sports betting in Florida. Three fantasy sports operators received cease-and-desist letters from the Florida

The legality of internet sports betting in Florida could be determined as soon as a few weeks

Sports Betting Viewing Room – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Nick_Nick There are two layers of court action, thus both state and federal courts are involved in the legal saga. Owners of the Bonita Springs Poker Room, West Flagler Associates, brought those legal actions. “This is the battleground of the future of sports wager in

Seminole Tribe launches Hard Rock Sportsbook gambling app

Hard Rock Sportsbook App — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Felix Mizioznikov TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Sports betting is officially live in Florida. The Seminole Tribe introduced a new era of gambling on Monday, discreetly launching a new sportsbook app that allows Floridians to place bets on sports. Sports betting officially became legal in October under a

DraftKings and FanDuel put $20 million into sports-betting initiatives for the 2022 ballot

DraftKings App Icon – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Tada Images Back in June, sports-betting giants DraftKings and FanDuel pumped $20 million into a campaign to legalize sports betting by modifying the Florida Constitution in 2022, according to campaign finance records reported on Monday by a political action committee. Florida Education Champions, a sports-betting PAC

Florida Seminole tribe sports betting plan slapped with legal challenge

Aerial View on New Hard Rock Casino – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by YES Market Media TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Declaring a “legal fiction,” two pari-mutuel facilities have filed a federal lawsuit challenging a newly approved plan that allows the Seminole Tribe to operate sports betting in Florida.  The lawsuit was filed on Friday by owners

The state of sports gambling in Florida and why new legislation might finally make it legal

Sports Betting matchup Ticker screen – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Sinisa Botas The time for sports betting to become legal in Florida may be now. While it may not have been the way legislators wanted it to happen—it’s on the verge of happening thanks to the pandemic.  With Florida facing budget shortfalls of roughly