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“Florida strikes historic gaming compact
with Seminole tribe”
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — Florida reached a historic gaming contract with the Seminole Tribe of Florida that will allow sports betting in the Sunshine State.
“Polling finds strong voter support for Seminole Compact”
Florida voters are overwhelmingly supportive of the Seminole Compact for gambling in Florida, according to a new poll commissioned by the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association in cooperation with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
"OK, Florida Legislature, try not to torpedo the gambling deal"
The Seminole Tribe’s revenue-sharing agreement with the state has run its course, Florida is getting nothing from the piles of cash the Seminoles are raking in and suddenly, lo and behold, the governor announces a new deal with the tribe has been reached, and our state will benefit to the tune of billions of dollars.
"New poll shows Florida voters overwhelmingly support the Seminole Gaming Compact"
A new poll commissioned by the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA), in cooperation with the Seminole Tribe of Florida, shows that likely Florida voters overwhelmingly support the new Gaming Compact by more than three to one, with 62 percent in favor and only 17 percent opposed, as it nears approval by the Florida Legislature in a Special Session beginning Monday, May 17.
"The new Gaming Compact is no longer on the horizon. It’s here."
The new Gaming Compact is no longer on the horizon. It’s here. And the Seminole Tribe of Florida wants everyone to know.
Channel surfing Floridians will soon start running across a 30-second ad produced by the Tribe spreading the word about the new Compact and touting it as “safe, legal and trusted.”
"Florida pari-mutuels, Seminole Tribe reach sports betting agreements"
TALLAHASSEE — Continuing to move forward with a major gambling deal with the state, the Seminole Tribe of Florida has reached agreements with five pari-mutuel facilities to help market sports betting — including Tampa Bay Downs and TGT Poker & Racebook in Tampa.
“Kudos to Gambling Guv Ron DeSantis for landmark sports betting breakthrough”
In case you missed it, DeSantis signed a landmark gambling deal Friday with the Seminole Tribe of Florida that could and should bring legalized sports betting to Florida and generate countless billions of dollars in revenue for our state. Of course, the deal still needs to be passed by the Florida Legislature, which will take up the issue in a special session that starts May 17.
“Compelling 60-second ad profiles solidity behind new Seminole Compact”
The Seminole Tribe of Florida is out with a new 60-second ad, aiming to rally support behind a new gaming compact with the state.
The ad drops with around two weeks to go before a Special Legislative Session will convene with the aim of finalizing that agreement.
“Is sports betting coming to Florida?
Odds are better than ever”
Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Seminole Tribe of Florida have reached a consensus on key issues, and a major agreement will be announced in “short order,” one lobbyist with knowledge of the talks said. The Legislature would most likely take up the issue during a special session next month or in the summer.
“Seminole Tribe ad touts voter trust, highlights job creating potential of gaming compact”
With the legislature set to reconvene next week to hash out a landmark gaming compact, the Florida Seminole Tribe dropped a new ad touting “trust” with Florida voters and the job creating potential of the proposed gambling agreement.