Florida

22nd September 2021

Pari-mutuel urges DoI to block Florida sports betting in new lawsuit

A Florida-based pari-mutuel betting operator has filed a suit calling for the US federal government to block online sports betting in Florida. The case has…

9th August 2021

Florida sports betting compact approved by Department of the Interior

A compact agreement that would allow sports betting in Florida through the Seminole Tribe – including statewide mobile sports betting – has been approved by…

2nd August 2021

Seminole Gaming names Andrew Saunders as VP of entertainment

Seminole Gaming – the gaming operations of Florida’s Seminole Tribe – has announced the appointment of Andrew Saunders as vice president of entertainment. In his…

26th May 2021

Florida gaming compact signed into law by Governor

A compact that will allow sports betting in Florida exclusively through the Seminole Tribe has been signed by Governor Ron DeSantis and will now advance…

20th May 2021

Florida legislature approves tribal sports betting gaming compact

The Florida House of Representatives has voted to approve a gaming compact that would permit the Seminole Tribe to offer sports wagering in the US…

19th May 2021

Florida gaming compact approved by Senate

A compact that would allow Florida’s Seminole Tribe to offer sports betting in the US state has been approved by the state’s Senate. Florida’s Senate…

18th May 2021

Online casino negotiation clause removed from Florida compact

The compact allowing Florida’s Seminole Tribe to offer sports betting in the state has been approved by two House committees, but only after a new…

14th May 2021

Florida legislature takes first step to ratify Seminole betting compact

Florida Senator Travis Hutson has introduced a bill to implement a compact that will allow the Seminole Tribe to launch sports betting. The compact –…

26th April 2021

Florida approves exclusive sports betting agreement with Seminole Tribe

A gaming compact allowing sports betting in Florida exclusively through the Seminole Tribe – which may partner with the state’s pari-mutuel operators under the agreement…

9th April 2021

Bill seeks to create Florida Gaming Control Commission

A bill to create a Gaming Control Commission in Florida has been introduced in the Florida State Senate. Senate Bill 7076 was introduced by Regulated…

2nd March 2021

Legal online and retail sports betting targeted in new Florida bill

Florida’s House of Representatives is to consider a new bill that seeks to legalize online and retail sports wagering in the US state. Introduced by…

2nd September 2020

CDI reopens Calder Casino in Florida

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has announced the reopening of its Calder Casino property in Miami, Florida, after more than five months closed due to the…

7th July 2020

Miami-Dade county casinos close just weeks after reopening

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has announced the temporary suspension of operations at Calder Casino in Miami Gardens, Florida. The closure followed a Miami-Dade county emergency…

26th November 2019

William Hill US to launch racebook in Florida with Casino Miami

William Hill US is set to launch betting on horse racing in Florida after agreeing a deal to open a new land-based facility at Casino…