Tag Archives: florida
- Disney antes up bet against Florida gambling expansion
October 11, 2017
Disney Worldwide Services continues to dig deep to make sure that gambling will not expand in the state of Florida. The latest data on the state’s Division of Elections website showed that Disney has made at least three consecutive contributions amounting to $575,000 to the political committee Voters In Charge...
- Florida lawmakers reviving fantasy sports push
October 4, 2017
Florida lawmakers are making yet another push for the legalization of daily fantasy sports (DFS) in the Sunshine State. News 4 Jax reported that two Republican lawmakers have brought the issue of fantasy sports regulation back to the floor, five months after both chambers failed to see eye to eye...
- Florida goes after cardrooms’ designated-player games
August 29, 2017
Two Florida pari-mutuel cardrooms are in hot water with state gaming regulators for continuing to offer ‘designated player’ card games in violation of the settlement the state reached with the Seminole Tribe this summer. On Monday, Florida media outlets reported that the state’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR)...
- A tale of two states: How tribal gaming affects Florida and New York
August 16, 2017
Tribal casinos are great partners in nation-building – but only if states have harmonious relationships with the operators. Case in point are the contrasting events in Florida and New York, where one state is benefiting from the revenues from tribal casinos while the other not so much. The Miami Herald...
- Disney doubles down in fight to restrict Florida gambling expansion
August 14, 2017
An initiative seeking to limit the expansion of gambling in the state of Florida has found an ally with deep pockets—Disney. New data on the state’s Division of Elections website showed that Disney Worldwide Services cut a check for $500,000 to the political committee “Voters in Charge” in July. This...
- North Carolina say no to charity poker; CSOP say yes with Florida event
August 2, 2017
Two different tales of a charitable nature including the North Carolina Governor vetoing a bill to allow gambling in the state to benefit charities, and the Charity Series of Poker hosting an event in Florida to help families who use the Joe DiMaggio's Children's Hospital. I know two things about...
Florida gambling bill sails through House Committee Vote
March 22, 2017
Bitcoin.Casino domain acquired in $28K record sale
February 27, 2017