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Online sports betting is here to stay in Florida: Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal

Posted on AllSides June 17th, 2024
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Online sports betting in Florida is here to stay for now, and the Seminole Tribe of Florida owns it, after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a challenge to the tribe’s compact with the state. The tribe’s monopoly over online sports betting will bring in hundreds of millions of dollars a year to both the Seminoles and the state, money Gov. Ron DeSantis has largely put toward environmental conservation efforts. Gambling companies West Flagler Associates and Bonita-Fort Myers Corporation had challenged the compact on the grounds that...

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