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(Source: Mardi Gras Casino)

Malaysian Casino Operator In ‘Wait & See’ Mode On Gambling In Florida

Genting Americas, the Malaysian casino giant that was at the forefront of a failed push to expand gambling in Florida last year, is proceeding with plans to eventually demolish the historic Miami Herald building on the bank of Biscayne Bay.

CBS4–04/03/2013

(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

(Source: Genting) When complete, a huge lagoon will stretch from Biscayne Boulevard to the Bay, with beaches and more

DeFede: Why Genting’s Casino Pitch Failed

After spending half a billion dollars on South Florida real estate, as well as hiring an army of lobbyists, why did the Malaysian gambling giant Genting fail in their bid to get casino gambling approved in the Legislature this year?

CBS4–02/06/2012

(Source: Genting) When complete, a huge lagoon will stretch from Biscayne Boulevard to the Bay, with beaches and more

Destination Casino Bill Killed Until Next Year

The destination casinos bill making its way through the Florida House died Friday after the House Business & Consumer Affairs Committee that was hearing the bill continued it until the next legislative session in 2013.

CBS4–02/03/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Anti-Casino Group Study: Mega Casinos Will Cause Crime Spike

If craps tables and roulette wheels come to South Florida crime will spin out of control. That was the claims of casino opponents who released a scientific study Wednesday, showing that casinos will boost burglary, car theft, robbery, rape, prostitution and political payoffs.

CBS4–02/01/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Poll: Let Voters Decide Future Of Casinos In Fla.

Let the people decide the future of casinos in Florida. That’s the results of a new poll of registered Florida voters.

CBS4–01/30/2012

(Source: Calder Casino And Race Course)

Poll: Miami-Dade On The Fence For Gambling, Gloomy About The Economy

South Florida voters are sitting straight on the fence on the issue of resort casino gambling, and is gloomy about the local economy, according to a poll done last week for CBS4, The Miami Herald, Univision and El Nuevo Herald.

01/23/2012

(Photo Credit: MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images)

House Holding Cards Close On Gambling Prospects

The idea of bringing Las Vegas style casinos to Florida may be gaining popularity among residents but it’s still unknown whether Florida lawmakers will move forward with the ambitious plan.

CBS4–01/12/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Fight Over Casinos Grows As House Holds Gaming Workshop

The battle over whether to allow three mega-casinos to operate in South Florida takes center stage in Tallahassee Wednesday.

CBS4–01/11/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Senate Committee To Vote On Revised Gambling Bill

A Senate committee Monday will consider a sweeping proposal that would allow three mega-casinos in Florida, offer the possibility of additional gambling at pari-mutuel facilities and try to rein in Internet cafes.

CBS4–01/07/2012

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