Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Tag: Florida

Aruze’s Lucky Roulette goes live at two Seminole Tribe of Florida properties

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Aruze Gaming has teamed up with Seminole Tribe of Florida to launch North America’s first installations of Lucky Roulette.

Landmark Hard Rock South Florida set for October opening

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The landmark Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in South Florida is nearing its completion date, with the $1.5bn guitar-shaped tower set to open in October

Florida building for future without Seminole revenue

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Barring the most extraordinary of circumstances the state of Florida will be heading into the 2019 fiscal year without an agreed compact with the Seminole Tribe.

Power to the people: Florida readies gaming bills for ultimate public say

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The upcoming legislative session will be the first where the Florida public have the final say on any gaming expansion, this, however, is not stopping plans for far-reaching changes to the current landscape.

Hard Rock tunes up for Gold Coast entry

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Hard Rock International has expressed interest in developing an integrated resort on Australia’s Gold Coast. The Florida-based entertainment and casino operator has proposed the development as part of Queensland government’s 2017 Global Tourism Hubs programme. “What intrigues us is the holistic model presented by the Queensland Government for the IRD plans,” said a letter presented by Hard Rock to both council...

Florida gambling ballot may go before votes

It is being claimed by an anti-gambling expansion pressure group in Florida that it has received enough signatures to have a special ballot provision put before a public vote at the next midterm elections in November.   The Voters in Charge organisation announced that it has garnered more than 800,000 signatures on its Voter Control of Gambling amendment and will in...

Seminole tribe files action against unlicensed parlours

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The Seminole Tribe of Florida has opened a lawsuit against Jacksonville gaming parlours that are claimed to be in breach of the tribe’s exclusive right to offer casino-style gaming in state.   Records have revealed the filing of an antitrust lawsuit in Duval County’s fourth judicial court alleging that the Florida state gaming compact was being violated by a spate of...

Speaker line-up for CAGRF 2017 revealed

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BMM Testlabs has unveiled the speaker line-up for the upcoming Caribbean and Americas Gaming Regulation Forum (CAGRF) taking place at the Loews Hotel in Miami Beach, 20-22 November 2017 in partnership with GovRisk.   The three-day event will open with founder and former president of the American Gaming Association Frank Fahrenkopf and BMM Testlabs president and CEO Martin Storm, making the...

Casino boost as Florida deals blow to slots expansion

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The casino operating Seminole Tribe of Florida is looking to a bright future following a judicial ruling making slots outside casinos illegal and a Senate denial of slot expansion in eight state counties.   The forecast is sunny down in Florida for the Seminole Tribe. Not only has the Hard Rock operator completed the landmark purchase of the former Trump Taj...

Race is on for Florida tribal compact session resolution

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A bill designed to solve Florida’s gambling compact with the Seminole tribe, and in turn lock Florida’s gambling in place for 20 years, has passed a key House committee stage although doubts remain remain as to whether the bill will pass before the end of the legislative session.   Legislation proposed last month in the Florida House of Representatives which would...

Spark Cooperative signs deal with Casino @ Dania Beach

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The Miami-based innovation consultancy, Spark Cooperative, has confirmed a new deal with Casino @ Dania Beach to bring Vegas to South Florida   Spark Cooperative has penned a collaborative deal with the new gaming and entertainment establishment Casino @ Dania Beach in South Florida. The agreement will see Spark reimagining the overall on-property guest experience and highlighting its unique offering in line...

Florida Lottery transfers record $19.44 million in a week

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Over 99 percent of the Lottery's total retail sales of $105.2 million came from Scientific Games instant game products.   Scientific Games Corporation has congratulated the Florida Lottery, one of its largest and most successful instant game customers in the world, on its historic, record-breaking week of instant game retail sales which resulted in more than $19.44 million in transfers to the State...

Florida legislators ready to compromise for Seminole Tribe compact

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Debate on whether slot machines should be legal in Florida counties still raging in state’s House and Senate chambers.   The House and Senate chambers in Florida remain in disagreement on whether or not slot machines should be allowed in eight of the state’s counties, despite voters in those counties having approved the motion. The two chambers, however, agreed that they are...