Florida Seminole Online Casino Filed Jacksonville Lawsuits

In Florida The federally recognized Seminole Tribe in Florida has reportedly taken legal action against the operators of eleven local restaurants. cafes and coffee shops amid accusations that these companies are illegally
electronic gambling machines.

According to a report from television broadcaster WTLV-TV, the lawsuit was filed at the 4th Judicial High Court in Jacksonville on 6 December and alleges that the defendants run an ‘electronic gambling parlor’ and that this violates its own monopoly on game-like deals’ casino-style ‘.

The Florida Seminole Tribe operates a number of casinos across the southern state including the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and the Tampa Casino and the larger Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Hollywood Casino and reportedly signed a deal with Florida officials in 2010 granting it exclusive rights to offer Class III games such as gambling machines and electronic slots.

The Florida Seminole Online Casino Filed Jacksonville Lawsuits alleges that the Duval County defendant breached this agreement by owning, maintaining or managing premises that allow customers to electronically ‘engage in various forms of casino-style gambling where visitors pay money in exchange for which they are paid. receive a chance to win a large amount of money as a prize ‘.

Tribal attorney Barry Richard reportedly told WTLV-TV that the defendants, including Wild Plum, Lucky’s Cyber ​​Center and Big Chances Internet Café, offered games that ‘you would play at the casino’.

In addition to the operators, Florida Seminole Tribe lawsuits also reportedly named 15 landlords as defendants for allowing their tenants to ‘knowingly allow the illegal gambling to take place’.

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“This is a very clear violation of Florida gambling laws and I have a high level of confidence that [the Seminole Tribe of Florida] will be successful,” Richard reportedly told WTLV-TV.