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Florida approves sports betting operated by Seminole Tribe

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Place those bets! Sports betting has been approved in Florida. The Seminole Tribe will now be able to operate sports betting under an agreement with Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis that the Legislature approved on Wednesday. The House voted 97-17 to approve the compact that DeSantis and the tribe signed last month. The Senate approved it Tuesday. In addition to sports betting, the tribe will be able to add roulette and craps to its seven casinos. The state will receive at least $2.5 billion over the next five years and an estimated $20 billion over the course of the 30-year...

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Florida lawmakers consider gambling pact with Seminole Tribe

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — New gambling rules could soon be coming to Florida. The Florida Legislature opened a special session on Monday to consider an agreement signed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis with the Seminole Tribe that could legalize sports gambling and bring the state billions of dollars in revenue. The session opened little more than two weeks after the Legislature’s annual 60-day session ended. House Speaker Chris Sprowls announced to members that DeSantis and the tribe amended the original compact signed April 23 to remove language requiring the state to negotiate a potential...

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