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.
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.
Genting, Gulfstream, Horse Industry Strike Gambling DealGambling operator Resorts World Omni has struck a deal with Gulfstream Park in the hope of getting slot machines rolling at a downtown Miami property.
Former Miami Herald HQ To Be DemolishedDowntown Miami and Biscayne Bay will soon look very different. The Genting Group has received a permit to demolish the former Miami Herald building.
New Plans For Miami Herald BuildingThere are new plans in place for the bay-front site where the Miami Herald building now stands.
Norwegian Cruise Line To Go Public Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line, the third largest ocean going cruise line, announced plans Tuesday to go public.
Genting Group Withdraws Push For Gambling Initiative On BallotIn 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.
Miami Herald Media Co. Moving To Doral ComplexThe 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.
Miami-Dade Seeks Local Review Of CasinosPotentially 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.
Downtown Casino Hits Historical SnagGrandiose 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.
Miami Beach Commission Votes No On Gambling Resolution 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.
Miami Beach Commissioners Set To Vote On Gambling Resolution 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.
Workshop For Destination Gambling Bill To Be Held WednesdayThe 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.
Seminole Tribe Will Fight Gaming LegislationThe 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.
Florida Slot Machines Decision AppealedA 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 .