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US judge kills state on-line sports betting based on ‘fiction’

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Written by on November 23, 2021

US judge kills state on-line sports betting based on ‘fiction’

Calling it a “fiction,” a Washington, DC-based judge has ruled that a deal giving the Seminole Tribe control of online sports betting in Florida violates a federal law that regulates gaming on tribal lands.

US District Judge Dabney Friedrich’s ruling in a suit filed by Miami gambling operators invalidated a sports betting plan in one of the nation’s most highly sought-after markets and scrapped a deal negotiated by Gov. Ron DeSantis.

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