Florida Horse Racetracks Move To Launch Retail Sportsbooks

Florida Sportsbook

Local Florida Pari-Mutuel racetracks are negotiating with the Florida Seminole Tribe to launch retail sportsbooks at their venues. Florida can launch retail sportsbooks after October 15. There are multiple lawsuits surrounding the Florida sports betting compacts. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida sports betting market is gearing up for an October 15 launch and local horse…

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Is The Newly Passed Florida Gaming Compact In Legal Danger?

Seminole Tribe Hit with Lawsuit

No Casinos Inc. is preparing a lawsuit over the recent Florida-Seminole gaming compact. The Department of the Interior allowed the new Florida-Seminole gaming compact to pass. The compact will generate $2.5 billion revenue sharing over five years. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida stands on the precipice of swinging the doors to gaming wide open. With the…

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New Legislation In Florida Has Sportsbooks Fund Education

Sportsbook - Classroom

Florida lawmakers are seeking to amend the Constitution of Florida to get sports betting opened on a commercial level. Sportsbooks in Florida have already been passed as a regulated market with the Seminole Tribe of Florida earlier this year. It is the argument of lawmakers that amending the constitution through a public vote would allow…

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Can California Work Its Way Into A Sports Betting Industry?

San Francisco, CA

California’s tribes have managed to get a sports betting initiative on the 2022 ballot. The initiative would legalize sports betting at tribal locations in California. California has the largest population of any US state. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California’s tribes have taken the legalization of sports betting in the state into their own hands. With many…

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Florida Passes Sports Betting Bill, Could Launch By October

Florida House

The sports betting bill in Florida was passed by both the Senate and the House. The deal is awaiting approval by the federal government before the final regulations can be put in place. Sports betting could launch by October 15. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Sports betting fans in Florida will soon see their own regulated market…

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Gov. Desantis, Seminole Tribe Officially Sign New Gaming Compact

Governor Desantis and the Seminole Tribe

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has signed a new gambling compact with the Seminole Tribe, allowing for sports betting. The compact also includes offering racetracks and roulettes to the local tribes. The Florida Legislature will come back for a special session in May to pass a bill authorizing the compact. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida is now…

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Package Of Three New Gaming Bills Filed In Florida

Florida Legislature

Three gaming bills to create a gaming control commission in Florida were filed on Wednesday and will be heard in the Senate on Monday. FL SB 392 that would regulate a mobile and retail sports wagering industry in Florida has not progressed in the legislature, having had its first and last introduction in March. The…

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William Hill Will Open Its First Florida Operation In December

William Hill Casino Miami

William Hill will open a racebook in Casino Miami. The racebook will bring in a number of amenities to allow for simulcast wagering. The William Hill racebook could eventually become a sportsbook if Florida legalizes. MIAMI – William Hill is set to open up a racebook in Casino Miami sometime in December. This new and…

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