You are currently viewing offers from New Jersey
NJ
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • New Jersey
Odds shown as:
NJ
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • New Jersey

Florida Betting

Editor’s note: As of Jan. 13, 2021

Residents of the Sunshine State wanting to place a legal wager on the Tampa Bay Lightning, Jacksonville Jaguars, Orlando Magic, Miami Hurricanes or any of other of Florida’s numerous professional or major collegiate programs should anticipate a cloudy forecast for the foreseeable future.

In November 2018, Amendment 3 was approved through a public referendum and it requires Florida voters – not lawmakers -- to authorize new gambling in the state, which makes approving legal sports betting more difficult.

Another hurdle is the state’s agreed-upon compact with the Seminole Tribe, which handles all casino gaming in the state.

NFL Picks

There was a slight parting of the clouds in the spring of 2019 when Florida Sen. Wilton Simpson began negotiations for a deal with the Seminole Tribe to bring tribe-run sports betting to pari-mutuel venues -- dog and horse tracks and jai alai frontons. Simpson acknowledged the move sidesteps the amendment requiring citizens to vote on the expansion of “casino-type” gambling.

Gov. Ron DeSantis voiced skepticism about the possible deal, expressing concerns about game integrity and state constitutional issues, telling the Tampa Bay Times, “There’s a whole host of things I think need to be vetted through.”

So, for now, Florida and its nine “Big 4” professional sports teams and many competitive college teams from the Gators to the Seminoles to the Hurricanes, remain merely a spectator sport according to state law.

Is sports betting currently legal in the state?

No, and the prospects for anything soon are poor.

What about horse racing?

Despite no realistic prospect of sports betting in the near future it is possible to place wagers on horse racing. You can do this with legally licensed operators like TVG, Bet America, Twinspires, and AM Wager.

Tvg   922x 110 Final Version
Twinspires 922x110   Final Version
Am Wager 922x110 Final Version
NFL Lines
Get a $500 risk free bet
New customer,21+,NJ Residents Only
100% first deposit bonus up to $250
21+,T&Cs apply,Only 1x Wager
Up to $600 risk-free first bet
New customers,21+,T&Cs apply
Up to $1000 in 4 risk free bets
New Customers only,T&Cs apply,21+
$10 registration bet & $300 deposit match
New Customers Only,21+,T&Cs apply
Bet $50,get $50 (100% deposit match)
21+,T&Cs apply,Please gamble responsibly
Up to $250 risk free bet
21+,NJ residents,T&Cs apply
2 x $10 free bets & $250 risk free bet
21+,New Customers,T&Cs apply
Get $100 in free bets when you bet $20
Min $25 stake,New Plyrs,21+,T&Cs apply
Up to $500 back in free bets if you lose
New Customers Only,21+,T&Cs apply