Florida sports betting plan faces second legal challenge

Sports Betting Board – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Tino Bandito TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Stepping it up in the courts, two pari-mutuel facilities have filed a second federal lawsuit challenging Governor Ron DeSantis’ 30-year gambling agreement that gives the Seminole Tribe control over sports betting in Florida. The latest legal challenge was filed Monday, in

House Legislators approve Deal that grants Seminole tribe expanded gambling rights in Florida—includes roulette, craps, and sports

Sports Betting Viewing Room – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Nick_Nick In a special session Wednesday, representatives in the Florida House gave 97-17 approval to an arrangement that Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Seminole Tribe laid out last month. The deal, which was approved yesterday by the Florida Senate with a 38-1 vote, is estimated

Sports Betting in Florida gains steam as Seminole Tribe and state leaders near major gambling deal terms

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Kit Leong Many thought the day when Florida legalized sports gambling would never come. That day may become a reality as the Florida legislative session nears a close. Insiders close to the situation believe a major agreement will be announced in the coming days detailing an arrangement between the state and