Legal Challenge Looms As FL Signs New Compact With Seminole

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On Friday, Florida governor Ron DeSantis and the Seminole Tribe of Florida signed a new gambling compact that will allow domestic sports betting and new casino games to launch in the Sunshine State. The compact is a major step forward for both parties, representing a final, agreeable remedy to an ongoing dispute that reared its …

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Tampa Hard Rock Sets Template For 18+ Casino Reopening

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Sunshine State casinos are back in action, so put on your shades, make your best poker face, and go all in! 18 and over Florida residents that are interested in playing poker for real money at a domestic casino can ante up at Tampa’s Seminole Hard Rock Casino, as long as social distancing requirements are …

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Is Florida the best buffer zone for 18+ bettors?

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No one likes being told what they can and can’t do, especially when they’re legal adults. Just ask any bettors between the ages of 18 and 20. For most states in America that allow land-based casino gambling, the set age requirement is 21-years-old. However, some states, like Florida, offer a compromise. Well, more like a …

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2019 Tribal Influence on Domestic Gambling

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In the US, tribes can have a large say in the kinds of gaming operations are authorized and held within a state. Several US states have legalized expanded forms of gambling with little to no worry about tribal influence in their politics. However, trying to pass expanded gaming legislation in states with numerous native reservations …

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Florida Legislators Uncertain Over Future With Tribal Gaming

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Florida lawmakers are worried that the monopoly they’ve long empowered the Seminole Tribe with will come back to haunt them. The State of Florida has long entangled with the Seminole Tribe via negotiations. In fact, the State Government would accept $343 million in direct cash flow annually from the Tribe in exchange for suppressing and …

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