What a judge’s decision to strike down Florida’s gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe means for bettors Eric Glasser, 10 Tampa Bay · November 23, 2021 at 3:21 pm A federal judge says all bets are off when it comes to Florida‘s recent gaming compact with the Seminole Indian Tribe. In her ruling, Judge Dabney Friedrich found the compact violates federal and state law. So, what does that mean for the future of sports betting in Florida? And what about the thousands of people who already placed bets using the new sports book app? “Sports betting and all gaming encompassed under the compact is invalidated,” said Daniel Wallach, an attorney who specializes in sports betting law.