Florida sports betting goes up in smoke with Federal court ruling

Judge reveals “affirmative duty” to reject Seminole Tribe compact on grounds it violates Indian Gaming Regulatory Act

Florida’s sports betting ambitions have been dealt a hammer blow after a US Federal Judge threw out the Sunshine State’s compact with the Seminole Tribe on the grounds it violated the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA). Issuing a 25-page opinion on the compact, US District Judge Dabney Friedrich ordered the “vacation” of the highly controversial…

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