Days that after Seminole Tribe of Florida as well as the federal government submitted their separate pleadings in the court case involving the 2021 Agreement here between Tribe & Florida Governor Ron DeSantis
The Sports Gambling Brief for Florida
Seminole Tribe of Florida was engaged by the organizations over the prospect of a united brief, which is the first intriguing detail about the brief. However, it was determined that the problems that each party sought to raise were distinct, making it impossible to combine them and submit a single brief.
Online Sportsbooks are Widely Available
The amicus brief emphasizes that 24 of the states that legalized sports betting contain tribal territories within their borders. The second reason the amicus brief argues would be that sports gambling is fast spreading across the nation (the brief names 32 states which have allowed sports betting). According to the brief, there is still a desire to increase sports betting, and preventing tribes from negotiating under the IGRA for online gambling will make them less competitive.
The Court of Appeal may offer a limited resolution to prevent states from forming compacts for online sports betting, according to the last argument provided. According to the District Court’s judgment, Florida’s approval of statewide internet sports gambling should come before or separately from a change to the state’s contract with Seminole Tribe.