Seminole Tribe leaders announce a plan to begin sports betting at their casinos
Seminole Tribe leaders on Wednesday announced a plan to roll out sports betting at their casinos in December — a first step in what could be a major expansion of gambling in Florida triggered by a go-ahead from the U.S. Supreme Court.
Pro-casino groups drop request for speedy relief in petition-gathering lawsuit
Groups backing a citizen initiative aimed at expanding casino gaming in Florida are no longer seeking immediate relief in a lawsuit that alleges vendors with ties to the Seminole Tribe are using illegal means to block the measure from making the ballot.
Seminole Tribe remains unconquered when it comes to battling state on moneymaking deals
The “Unconquered” statue at Florida State University speaks loudly. The Seminoles are the only tribe to be unconquered by the U.S. Army, and the tribe remains unconquered when it comes to battling the state on a host of money-making deals that have preceded the gambling deal being considered by lawmakers this week.
Guitar-shaped hotel opens in Florida
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - It looks like the guitar Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page played. But this one is 450 feet (137 meters) tall and is a light-beam hotel that the Seminole Tribe wants to become South Florida's latest tourist destination. It's a unique addition to South Florida's tourist landscape and no hotel is like it in the world. It has more than 600 rooms and at night, beams of light will mimic the strings of the guitar. The $1.5 billion project also has a refurbished venue for concerts and other events, starting with Maroon 5 on Friday.