Miami Beach commissioners decided Wednesday afternoon that they are not willing to take a gamble on casinos. The commission voted no on a resolution that says casinos are a losing wager for the city.
The City of Miami Beach may not be ready to take a gamble on expanded casino gambling in South Florida. Wednesday afternoon, city commissioners will vote on a resolution that says casinos are a losing wager for the city.
The Senate Regulated Industries Committee next week will hold a workshop on the proposal to allow destination gambling resorts in Florida, according to a committee meeting notice.
The Seminole Tribe of Florida confirmed Thursday what those following the gaming debate already knew – it will fight efforts to expand non-tribal gaming outside of South Florida.
A Florida appeals court decision which gave the state’s legislature the authority to approve slot machines anywhere is being appealed to the Florida Supreme Court .
The battle lines are being drawn over the controversial Destination Resorts Act which would allow mega resort casinos at three locations in South Florida.
Lawmakers sponsoring the resort casino bill have seen a growing chorus of opposition to bill, and on Thursday they defended it to a roomful of reporters, saying it would better regulate gambling and provide jobs.
Two South Florida lawmakers are betting casino resorts are just what we need to boost the bottom line.
Could casino resorts be just what Florida needs to boost the bottom line? Miami-Dade state Rep. Erik Fresen and state Senator Ellyn Bogdanoff are betting on it.
A few more casinos may be popping up across South Florida, specifically near the Miami Dolphins Stadium and the Miami Beach Convention Center, should Florida lawmakers approve a landmark expansion of gambling.