Florida OKs sports betting operated by Seminole Tribe

The Seminole Tribe would be able to operate sports betting and add roulette and craps to its casinos and Florida would potentially receive $20 billion over the next 30 years, under an agreement the Legislature approved Wednesday.

Florida Senate passes gambling agreement with Seminole Tribe

In a nearly unanimous vote, the Florida Senate on Tuesday approved a gambling deal with the Seminole Tribe of Florida that would include allowing sports betting in the state. Senators voted 38-1 to pass the proposal (SB 2A) on the second day of a special legislative session.

Gambling measures emerge for special session

With lawmakers preparing to gather Monday to start a special session, the Senate and House on Friday released bills that would overhaul Florida’s gambling industry, including joining other states in allowing sports betting.

Budget, bass, bicycle seats: Florida passes big mix of bills

The Florida Legislature approved bills that will make it more difficult to vote, create tough penalties for violent protests, shield businesses from COVID-19 lawsuits, ban transgenders from girls’ sports and make it more difficult for citizens to change the constitution.

Local lawmakers react to Florida election law changes

A controversial bill is expected to be signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis soon that increases security in Florida's elections. But the GOP-led bill is being criticized by Democrats as a partisan move to suppress the vote.