Tag Archives: Seminole Tribe
- 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)...
- Florida, Seminole Tribe reach deal on state’s gambling future
July 6, 2017
Florida has settled its longstanding feud over gambling rights with the state’s Seminole Tribe, for the time being, at least. On Wednesday, state regulators announced they had reached a deal with the Seminoles, who operate the state’s brick-and-mortar casinos under the Seminole and Hard Rock brands. The parties claim this...
- Moody’s upgrades Seminole Tribe’s credit rating
June 21, 2017
International credit debt watcher Moody’s Investor Service has upgraded the Seminole Tribe of Florida's existing term debt, affirming the positive prospects for the tribe’s casino business. South Florida Business Journal reported that Moody’s assigned a positive Baa2 rating to the Tribe's proposed $2.4 billion credit facility, saying that the tribe...
- Florida Supreme Court pumps the brakes on slots expansion
May 19, 2017
Florida’s state Supreme Court has ruled that pari-mutuel dog and horseracing operators don’t have the right to launch slot machine operations without state approval. On Thursday, the state’s highest court unanimously rejected a lawsuit filed by the operators of Gretna Racing, who had claimed that a voter-supported referendum in Gadsden...
- Florida gambling legislation hopes “dead” for another year
May 2, 2017
Florida legislators have given up hope of approving new gambling laws this year, offering further evidence that senior citizens aren't the only things that go to Florida to die. Tuesday saw key figures in the state House and Senate declare gambling negotiations “dead” for the current legislative session, which concludes...
- Florida House, Senate in deadlock over gambling bill
April 6, 2017
A showdown over gambling between the upper and lower chambers of Florida's legislature looms as the State House passed vastly different legislation than the version approved by the State Senate. At stake in the impasse is the US$3 billion in additional money from the Seminole Tribe that Florida may gain...
Florida gambling bill sails through House Committee Vote
March 22, 2017
Bitcoin.Casino domain acquired in $28K record sale
February 27, 2017