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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.
Sports-betting behemoths are banking on a similar strategy to legalize sports gambling across the state in a move that could unravel the cornerstone of a $2.5 billion deal recently struck by Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Seminole Tribe.