Should you have any questions about Florida law pertaining to gambling, gaming, pari-mutuels, cardrooms or slot machines, contact the Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent & Protective Association (FHBPA) at www.fhbpa.com
Keeping gambling houses, etc.
Agents or employees of keeper of gambling house.
Renting house for gambling purposes.
Permitting minors and persons under guardianship to gamble.
Prima facie evidence.
Permitting gambling on billiard or pool table by holder of license.
Certain penny-ante games not crimes; restrictions.
Lottery prohibited; exceptions.
Chain letters, pyramid clubs, etc., declared a lottery; prohibited; penalties.
Motor fuel retail business; certain activities permitted.
Bingo authorized; conditions for conduct; permitted uses of proceeds; limitations.
Charitable, nonprofit organizations; drawings by chance; required disclosures; unlawful acts and practices; penalties.
Game promotion in connection with sale of consumer products or services.
Printing lottery tickets, etc., prohibited.
Plays at games of chance by lot.
Money and prizes to be forfeited.
Punishment on second conviction.
Unlawful to bet on result of trial or contest of skill, etc.
Bowling tournaments exempted from chapter.
Manufacture, sale, possession, etc., of coin-operated devices prohibited.
Machines or devices which come within provisions of law defined.
Amusement games or machines; when chapter inapplicable.
Confiscation of machines by arresting officer.
Disposition of machines upon conviction.
Property rights in confiscated machine.
Machines and devices declared nuisance; place of operation subject to lien for fine.
Injunction to restrain violation.
Fees of clerk of circuit court and sheriff.
Penalty for violations of ss. 849.15-849.22.
Gambling devices; manufacture, sale, purchase or possession unlawful.
Property right in gambling devices; confiscation.
Penalty for violation of s. 849.231.
Possession of certain gambling devices; defense.
“Bookmaking” defined; penalties; exceptions.
Gambling contracts declared void; exception.
Persons against whom suits may be brought to recover on gambling contracts.
Plaintiff entitled to writs of attachment, garnishment and replevin.
Loser’s testimony not to be used against her or him.
Notice to state attorney; prosecution of suit.
Judgment and collection of money; execution.
Loser’s judgment; recovery of property; writ of assistance.
Seizure and forfeiture of property used in the violation of lottery and gambling statutes.
Disposition and appraisal of property seized under this chapter.
Proceedings for forfeiture; notice of seizure and order to show cause.
Delivery of property to claimant.
Proceeding when no claim filed.
Proceeding when claim filed.
State attorney to represent state.
Judgment of forfeiture.
Disposition of proceeds of forfeiture.
Fees for services.
Exercise of police power.
License application; periods of operation; bond, conversion of permit.
Limitation of civil liability.
The powers and duties of the Division of Pari-mutuel Wagering of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
Charity racing days.
Minors attendance at pari-mutuel performances; restrictions.
Application for permit to conduct pari-mutuel wagering.
Greyhound dogracing permits; relocation within a county; conditions.
Elections for ratification of permits.
Conversion of pari-mutuel permit to summer jai alai permit.
Payment of daily license fee and taxes; penalties.
Jai alai taxes; abandoned interest in a permit for nonpayment of taxes.
Harness horse taxes; abandoned interest in a permit for nonpayment of taxes.
Greyhound dogracing taxes; purse requirements.
Thoroughbred horse taxes; abandoned interest in a permit for nonpayment of taxes.
Occupational licenses of racetrack employees; fees; denial, suspension, and revocation of license; penalties and fines.
Authority of stewards, judges, panel of judges, or player’s manager to impose penalties against occupational licensees; disposition of funds collected.
Uniform reporting system; bond requirement.
Division of moneys derived under this law.
Pari-mutuel pool within track enclosure; takeouts; breaks; penalty for purchasing part of a pari-mutuel pool for or through another in specified circumstances.
Escheat to state of abandoned interest in or contribution to pari-mutuel pools.
Credit for unclaimed property remitted to state.
Greyhound permitholders; unclaimed tickets; breaks.
Petition for election to revoke permit.
Certain persons prohibited from holding racing or jai alai permits; suspension and revocation.
Conniving to prearrange result of race or jai alai game; using medication or drugs on horse or dog; penalty.
Use of controlled substances or alcohol prohibited; testing of certain occupational licensees; penalty; evidence of test or action taken and admissibility for criminal prosecution limited.
Racing of animals under certain conditions prohibited; penalties; exceptions.
Penalty for conducting unauthorized race meeting.
Distribution of certain funds to a horsemen’s association.
Horseracing; minimum purse requirement, Florida breeders’ and owners’ awards.
Horseracing; distribution of abandoned interest in or contributions to pari-mutuel pools.
Breeders’ Cup Meet; pools authorized; conflicts; taxes; credits; transmission of races; rules; application.
Jai Alai Tournament of Champions Meet.
Obtaining feed or other supplies for racehorses or greyhound racing dogs with intent to defraud.
Quarter horse racing; substitutions.
Conversion of quarter horse permit to a limited thoroughbred permit.
Harness track licenses for summer quarter horse racing.
Transmission of racing and jai alai information; commingling of pari-mutuel pools.
Bookmaking on the grounds of a permitholder; penalties; reinstatement; duties of track employees; penalty; exceptions.
Operation of certain harness tracks.
Lease of pari-mutuel facilities by pari-mutuel permitholders.
Florida thoroughbred racing; certain permits; operating days.
Intertrack wagering; purses; breeders’ awards.
Intertrack wagering; guest track payments; accounting rules.
Limited intertrack wagering license.
Applicability of s. 565.02(5) to guest tracks.
Uncashed tickets and breakage tax.
Intertrack wagering; purses when host track is harness racetrack.
Jai alai general provisions; chief court judges required; extension of time to construct fronton; amateur jai alai contests permitted under certain conditions; playing days’ limitations; locking of pari-mutuel machines.
Operation of ch. 96-364.
Interstate Compact on Licensure of Participants in Pari-mutuel Wagering.
Definitions; Interstate Compact on Licensure of Participants in Pari-mutuel Wagering.
Entry into force.
States eligible to join compact.
Withdrawal from compact; impact on force and effect.
Powers and duties of compact committee.
Administration and management.
Immunity from liability for performance of official responsibilities and duties.
Rights and responsibilities of each party state.
Construction and severability.
Slot machine gaming authorized.
Powers and duties of the division and law enforcement.
License to conduct slot machine gaming.
Slot machine license renewal.
License fee; tax rate; penalties.
Slot machine occupational license; findings; application; fee.
Prohibited acts; penalties.
Exclusions of certain persons.
Persons prohibited from playing slot machines.
Slot machine gaming areas.
Days and hours of operation.
Compulsive or addictive gambling prevention program.
Prohibited activities and devices; exceptions.
Legislative authority; administration of chapter.