Miami Beach will probably make it extremely difficult for a casino to take a foothold in the coastal island city. Late week that is last a special conference, the town payment voted unanimously and only two ordinances that would ban all future efforts to get gambling into Miami Beach.
Miami Beach won’t be welcoming a casino to its shores anytime soon, as new town ordinances will block projects that are gambling moving ahead.
The state senate’s consideration of expanding gambling and authorizing commercial casinos in South Florida has spurred local governments towards taking their own proactive measures though politicians in Tallahassee failed to reach a new gaming compact with the powerful Seminole Tribe during the 2017 legislative calendar.
Miami Beach first voted in early May to talk about adopting new land-use regulations that bar gambling venues within city restrictions. On May 13, the commission ratified two ‘future land use element’ chapters that mandate that ‘All casino and gambling operations … are hereby prohibited in every land use category in the City of Miami Beach.’
No Miami (Beach) Vice
Miami Beach is famed for the Art Deco streets, scantily-attired sunbathers, and flashy nightlife. Nevertheless when it comes to gambling, it’s no dice for South Beach residents and visitors.
In a lengthy report, the commission cited several reasons for voting to block future gambling proj Continue reading