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 meeting, the town commission voted unanimously in support of 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 any time in the future, 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 town limits. May 13, the payment ratified two ‘future land use element’ chapters that mandate that ‘All casino and gambling operations … are hereby forbidden in just about any land use category within the populous City of Miami Beach.’
No Miami (Beach) Vice
Miami Beach is famed for its Art Deco streets, scantily-attired sunbathers, and flashy nightlife. But when it involves gambling, it’s no dice for South Beach residents and visitors.
In an extended report, the commission cited several reasons for voting to block fut Leggi tutto “Miami Beach Pushes Back Against Casinos, Approves Two Ordinances to Block Gambling”