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Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Senate Folds On Gambling Bill

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.

04/03/2014

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Governor Scott Holds The Cards In Gambling Deal

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.

02/14/2014

Slot Machines

Genting, Gulfstream, Horse Industry Strike Gambling Deal

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.

CBS Miami–01/08/2014

The Miami Herald building owned by newspaper publisher McClatchy Company and the surrounding 14 acres were sold to Genting Malaysia Berhad. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Former Miami Herald HQ To Be Demolished

Downtown Miami and Biscayne Bay will soon look very different. The Genting Group has received a permit to demolish the former Miami Herald building.

08/06/2013

The Miami Herald building owned by newspaper publisher McClatchy Company and the surrounding 14 acres were sold to Genting Malaysia Berhad. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Plans For Miami Herald Building

There are new plans in place for the bay-front site where the Miami Herald building now stands.

CBS4–03/15/2013

Norwegian Cruise Lines Getaway rendering (Source: NCL)

Norwegian Cruise Line To Go Public

Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line, the third largest ocean going cruise line, announced plans Tuesday to go public.

01/08/2013

(Source: Genting) The Hotel and Restaurant will include 50 restaurants and 4 hotels

Genting Group Withdraws Push For Gambling Initiative On Ballot

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.

CBS4–12/06/2012

The Miami Herald building owned by newspaper publisher McClatchy Company and the surrounding 14 acres were sold to Genting Malaysia Berhad. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Miami Herald Media Co. Moving To Doral Complex

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.

CBS4–01/26/2012

(Source: Genting) The Hotel and Restaurant complex of the Genting resort is intended to evoke a view of a coral reef

Miami-Dade Seeks Local Review Of Casinos

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.

CBS4–12/24/2011

(Source: Genting) The Hotel and Restaurant complex of the Genting resort is intended to evoke a view of a coral reef

Downtown Casino Hits Historical Snag

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.

CBS4–12/20/2011

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