Calls to the Florida's gambling addiction hotline have more than doubled since the state began allowing online gambling in late 2023, according to the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling.
For the first time ever, Floridians will be able to place legal sports bets on the Super Bowl after the state joined 37 others in legalizing sports betting.
The fate of online sports betting in Florida is now in the hands of the Florida Supreme Court. This week, West Flagler Associates filed their final brief with the court now leaving it up to the seven-judge panel to rule on the issue.
On Friday morning, the Seminole Hard Rock Tampa will roll out the red carpet for a star-studded launch of new table games and sports betting. The casino is adding craps and roulette tables, as well as a sportsbook to its gaming line-up.
Mobile sports betting is now available again in the Sunshine State, albeit in a limited fashion.
Get ready to roll the dice, put it all on red or place a wager on your favorite team. Come December, The Seminole Tribe of Florida will begin craps, roulette, and in-person sports betting at all six of its casinos in Florida.
After a federal appeals court ruled against them, two pari-mutuel companies on Tuesday asked the Florida Supreme Court to strike down part of a multibillion-dollar deal that would give the Seminole Tribe control over sports betting throughout the state.
Dealing another victory to the Seminole Tribe of Florida, a federal appeals court has denied a request from pari-mutuel owners for a rehearing after a ruling that upheld a multibillion-dollar deal giving the tribe control over sports betting throughout the state.
In a move that could remake Florida’s gambling landscape, a federal appeals court on Friday overturned a ruling that blocked a deal giving the Seminole Tribe control over sports betting throughout the state.
This weekend's Mega Millions Jackpot wasn't one of the largest in history, but it was a big deal for one ticket-holder who bought the lucky numbers in Florida.
The Biden administration is urging an appeals court to reinstate a deal that gave the Seminole Tribe control of sports betting throughout Florida.
The Hard Rock Sportsbook app shut down Saturday, more than a month after a federal court ruling deeming the Seminole Tribe's gaming compact with the state illegal. But there are still many questions about what will happen to the money that was made while the app was in operation.
Gambling on sports is off the table in Florida, at least for now, after the Seminole Tribe suspended its online sports-betting operations Saturday morning.
An appeals court rejected the Seminole Tribe's attempt to keep its sports betting app online after a federal judge ruled online betting in the state was not legal.
The Seminole Tribe's sports betting app is still live and taking bets, despite a judge's ruling that online sports betting is illegal in Florida. Legal experts say the tribe's attempt to appeal probably won't make much difference.
The Seminole Tribe has asked a Washington D.C.-based appeals court for a stay of a ruling that rejected a gambling deal allowing sports betting in Florida.
A federal judge ruled the online sports-betting deal between Florida and the Seminole Tribe violates federal law, which states that gambling can only take place on Indian land. After an appeal was filed, the tribe's mobile-betting app still allowed people to place bets from anywhere in Florida.
Just four days after the launch of the Seminole Hard Rock Sportsbook app, Florida gamblers may have to hold their bets.
When sports betting becomes legal in Florida on Friday, gamblers won’t be able to start placing wagers right away.
The federal government has given tacit approval to Florida's gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe but expressed several reservations over several provisions.