EDITORIAL: Can we bet on sports in Florida or not? We need a quick decision from the courts Miami Herald Editorial Board · November 29, 2021 at 7:37 pm Over the Thanksgiving holiday, the Seminole Tribe of Florida continued to accept wagers on its sports betting app. Wait, what? We thought that was illegal now. A federal judge ruled Monday that the premise of the gambling agreement with the state was based on a “fiction,” and she tossed out the entire thing. How can the Seminole Hard Rock Sportsbook app be both illegal and still operating? The fast-moving legal case is continuing to unfold — and that includes an emergency motion filed by the Tribe on Thanksgiving Day, asking the federal appellate court in the District of Columbia to issue a stay that would prevent the previous decision from being enforced until a full appeal can be heard.