In 2018, Florida voters passed Amendment 13. A result of that decision came to fruition Dec. 31, 2020, as the last dog racing tracks in the state closed for good.
Posted on: January 8, 2021 |
Sen. Jeff Brandes submitted legislation to legalize sports betting, similar to a proposal made in 2020. That effort died. Could 2021 be any different?
Posted on: January 4, 2021 |
Lawmakers in Georgia will consider the legalization of sports betting. Could the Peach State influence Florida to do the same?
Posted on: December 31, 2020 |
Hard Rock International launched a digital gaming and sports betting platform. How could it affect the future of legal sports betting in Florida?
Posted on: December 21, 2020 |
The World Poker Tour makes its way to Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood, which will host the Lucky Hearts Poker Open in January.
Posted on: December 3, 2020 |
Eight entrants claimed shares of the $1 million grand prize via the FOX Super 6 contest - including one player from Florida.
Posted on: November 26, 2020 |
In March, casinos in Florida shut down amid the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Certainly they felt the sting of the closures. But by the summer’s end, many had opened again. At this point, all of the state’s major casinos remain open for business. However, each property has specific hours of operation and patron protocol. […]
Posted on: November 20, 2020 |
Gov. Ron Desantis appointed former Florida State defensive back to run the Florida Lottery. Could it be a step toward a future push for legalized sports betting?
Posted on: November 6, 2020 |
For hundreds of thousands of Floridians who requested a mailed ballot, the “No. 4 Constitutional Amendment” printed on the back of their ballot may not mean much. But for gaming companies and the state’s gamblers and bettors, it could mean an even harder path to legalized sports betting and gambling on non-tribal land. Amendment implements […]
Posted on: October 9, 2020 |
After nearly six months of closure because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Florida Lottery offices are open, but by appointment only.
Posted on: September 25, 2020 |