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Fresh Lawsuit Filed Against Feds Over Florida Sports Betting

Another lawsuit has been filed against the Department of Interior over its approval of the Florida sports betting compact earlier this month. Florida sports betting law allows the Seminole exclusive control over sports betting throughout the state. On Monday, two commercial gaming operations in Florida sued the DOI and Secretary …

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Florida Governor Desantis signs sports betting bill

Florida, Seminole Tribe Gets Federal Approval for Sports Betting

The Federal authority on Friday allowed the gaming compact between the State of Florida and the Seminole Tribe, paving the way for the sports betting launch by Oct. 15. Unless a federal court intervenes, the passive decision by the Department of Interior will make Florida the largest state in the …

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FanDuel, DraftKings Contribute $20M For Florida Sports Betting Initiative

FanDuel and DraftKings each contributed $10 million into an effort to legalize sports betting in Florida, according to a new report from the state election website. Both operators – the two leading giants in the space of US sports betting – contributed $20 million last month to the Florida Education …

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Florida Sports Betting Law Faces Legal Challenge Over Mobile Component

Florida sports betting law has been challenged in the court less than two months after the governor signed the Seminole sports betting bill in late May. It was expected as the new compact signed between Gov. Ron DeSantis and Seminole Tribe had included a provision, effectively allowing the tribe statewide …

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Florida Governor Desantis signs sports betting bill

Operators File Independent Initiative to Run Florida Sports Betting

FanDuel and DraftKings have reportedly filed an independent initiative that could bring statewide mobile sports betting in Florida without the Seminole Tribe factor. Florida officials may announce the framework for a 2022 statewide mobile sports measure as early as this week, according to sources. While the Seminole Tribe and the …

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Florida Governor Desantis signs sports betting bill

Gov. DeSantis Signs Florida Sports Betting Bill into Law Amid Legal Concerns

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed into law a gaming compact that will allow the Seminole Tribe to operate sports betting in the state. The executive signature, which came Tuesday, requires the federal approval to give effect to the 75-page Florida gaming compact. The US Department of the Interior now …

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Florida Sports Betting Closer to Reality As Governor, Seminole Sign New Compact

Florida sports betting is close to the finishing lines following a successful deal between the state governor and the gaming tribe. On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Seminole Tribe signed a new gaming compact in a move that could bring mobile betting to the state. However, the new compact …

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Flordia Lawmakers to Reconsider Legalizing Sports Betting in 2021

Florida sports betting has received fresh momentum following a proposal by a lawmaker to legalize the sports betting industry through the lottery. Sen. Jeff Brandes moved SB 392 on December 28 with a view to legalizing sports betting in the Sunshine State ahead of the 2021 session. The state’s legislature …

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Florida Bettor Locks Horns with DraftKings Over $3m Parlay Bet

A Florida man who placed a $3 million parlay bet is considering legal action against DraftKings after the company froze his betting account. In what appears to be the first major controversy in the 30-month-old US Sports betting industry, the bettor claimed DraftKings earlier allowed him to wager from out-of-state …

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