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A proposal merging fantasy sports and pari-mutuel wagering could be the first step toward sports wagering in the Golden State. (Image: Ethan Miller/Getty)

Organizers Rush to Meet Signature Requirement for Florida Sports Betting Vote

With a month left to go, a campaign to let voters decide whether to legalize sports betting in Florida remains well short of the required signatures, but organizers insist they’re making enough progress to capture the required minimum. Florida Education Champions, the campaign pushing an amendment of Florida’s Constitution to […]

Arkansas guard Mason Jones fades away for a jumper against Kentucky. (Image: Michael Woods/AP)

SEC Bubble Teams: Florida, South Carolina, Arkansas

While Kentucky and Auburn fight for the SEC conference crown, a trio of SEC teams are on the March Madness bubble, including Florida (16-9), Arkansas (16-9), and South Carolina (16-9). According to ESPN’s Bracketology, six SEC teams are in contention for March Madness berths. Kentucky and Auburn have been hovering […]

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Long Odds in Florida: Hurricanes, Alligators, and Sharks

Florida may dodged the worst of Hurricane Dorian, but the Sunshine State still deals with a lot of Mother’s Natures dangers. What are the odds that living or visiting in Florida might mean a Dorothy-like ride in a hurricane or a playful nip from an alligator or Jaws? Sharks Forget […]