US Supreme Court rejects challenge against online sports betting law in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. — Online sports betting is closer to becoming a reality in Florida.


The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the state’s multi-billion-dollar agreement with the Seminole tribe.

That agreement would allow online sports betting throughout the state.

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However, other betting businesses filed a lawsuit after the agreement was approved by federal officials.

The lawsuit argued the law only allowed betting on tribal lands.

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But there are still other legal challenges to the agreement before it can go into effect.

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