The chairman of the Senate Gaming Committee turned off the lights on a comprehensive gambling measure that could have allowed resort casinos in South Florida, telling the chamber that he lacked the votes to advance it and is instead deferring to Gov. Rick Scott.
House and Senate leaders are reaching consensus on a plan that would allow stand-alone casinos in South Florida, if voters approve. But the proposal hinges on whether Gov. Rick Scott, who’s playing his cards close to his vest, seals a deal with the Seminole Tribe.
Gambling operator Resorts World Omni has struck a deal with Gulfstream Park in the hope of getting slot machines rolling at a downtown Miami property.
Downtown Miami and Biscayne Bay will soon look very different. The Genting Group has received a permit to demolish the former Miami Herald building.
There are new plans in place for the bay-front site where the Miami Herald building now stands.
Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line, the third largest ocean going cruise line, announced plans Tuesday to go public.
In a surprising move, Casino giant Genting is backing off its efforts to get statewide gambling legalization initiative on the ballot to focus on offering support to legislators as they effort tomake a broad examination of gaming in the state.
The Herald is making a move, and come 2013, they’ll be heading west. The Miami Herald Media Company announced plans Thursday to move its headquarters to o Doral that used to house the U.S. Southern Command.
Potentially slowing down the addition of resort casinos, Miami-Dade County is calling for lengthy local reviews of casino projects that might be authorized by state lawmakers.
Grandiose may be too small a word to use for plans to develop a multi-billion dollar, multi-tower, casino resort on Biscayne Bay, but the big plans of developers may have hit a bad luck streak in the form of opposition to the project by historians.