DraftKings Loses First of Many Florida Gambling Battles, Why & What’s Next

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DraftKings’ and FanDuel’s $20 million Florida sports betting investment is officially a wash. How Ballot Initiatives Work The two sportsbooks had previously collaborated to fund a ballot initiative that would override the restrictions of Florida’s Seminole Gaming Compact. The compact gave Florida’s Seminole Tribe exclusive rights to host both in-person and legal online sports betting. …

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Sports Betting Remains in Limbo, FL Governor Ron DeSantis Begins Appointing Members to Gaming Commission

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is quickly assembling the state’s new Gaming Control Commission despite the recent overturning of the Seminole Gaming Compact. DeSantis Shapes New Gaming Commission On Wednesday, the Governor announced that he would be appointing Professional Regulation Secretary Julie Brown as head of the 5-member panel. Other appointees included Michael Yaworsky and Charles …

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Destin Florida Bans Gambling Despite Perfect Market

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Destin’s City Council recently approved of an ordinance which would ban gambling within the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village’s city limits. Known as a hot spot for tourists due to their perfect white sand beaches, fishing spots, and overall upscale aesthetic appeal Destin has decided not to further capitalize on the potential revenue gambling venues are …

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DraftKings, Fan Duel Press Release: Vote No on Florida Amendment 3

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The future of gambling and sports betting is dead in Florida if Amendment 3 passes, according to the two largest daily fantasy sports providers. DraftKings and Fan Duel both sent out press releases on Thursday, October 4th, warning voters of the Sunshine State about Florida Amendment 3, and how it attempts to mislead residents of …

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