Arkansas: Choctaw-backed ballot measure to halt Cherokee’s Pope County casino project rejected by election commissioners

The Arkansas Board of Election Commissioners will not certify the ballot title for a proposed constitutional amendment intended to remove Pope County as a state-license casino site. The decision was taken on Wednesday through a vote. The commissioners said the Choctaw Tribe-funded ballot title lacked a reference to the existingContinue Reading

Florida: Judge sets hearing dates on Sands claims over Seminole-linked gaming ballot interference

A Tallahassee judge agreed on Wednesday to conduct an emergency hearing to consider evidence that the Seminole Tribe of Florida may be attempting to sabotage a Las Vegas Sands-backed constitutional amendment asking voters to approve a gaming expansion. During the hearing, a petition for an emergency restraining order against Seminole-backedContinue Reading

Florida: Sands sues Seminole-linked groups over gaming ballot interference; tribe claims “irreparable harm”

In a new episode of the ongoing controversy and legal battle over sports betting in Florida, Las Vegas Sands is now suing groups linked to the Seminole Tribe, accusing “tortious interference with business relationships.” According to a lawsuit filed on Wednesday in Leon County state circuit court by Sands, theContinue Reading