Gambling Debate Entangles Disney in Florida http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/27/us/gambling-debate-entangles-disney-in-florida.html?_r=0 Disney World in Florida. The Walt Disney Company has long argued that gambling tarnishes the states family-friendly brand. Iron Man and other characters owned by Disney appear on slot machines. A slot machine featuring the Disney-owned Spider-Man. A casino in Coconut Creek, Fla., owned by the Seminole Tribe, which has seven large and small casinos in Florida. State lawmakers are preparing to decide whether to allow Las Vegas-style resort casinos, which the Walt Disney Company opposes.