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LEE COUNTY, Fla. – For the first time ever, you can now bet on sports from your phone in Florida. The Hardrock Sportsbook App is now the only way to legally gamble on sporting events in the State of Florida, a highly anticipated event expected to bring billions to the state. 
Sally Majestic, the general manager for the Buffalo Chips Restaurant and Sports Bar in Bonita Springs, said she thinks this will add to the sports experience at Buffalo Chips, which is packed with fans every NFL Sunday. 
“Betting and sports go together,” Majestic said. “People just love it. I think it’s fantastic. It just added so much, people talking and getting involved with each other. Who did you take, its a very cool idea.” 
That idea started on Monday, with what the Seminole Casino called a “Soft Launch” of Sports betting through their app. Legalized in May, this kind of gambling is expected to bring billions of revenue into the state of Florida. 
Despite ongoing legal challenges, for now, the app is the only place where you can place a bet on a match, with in-casino gambling expected soon. 
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