ï»¿Genting Gambles in Florida with Uncertain Results
A rendering of 1 portion of the proposed Resorts World Miami Genting casino resort project; the $3 billion project nevertheless has not received a sign that is high Florida lawmakers.
They say cash speaks, but in Genting Resorts World’s case, it’s not been speaking as loudly as the ongoing business might like.
The asian gambling conglomerate has largely met with nothing but resistance despite pouring $236 million into a 14-acre waterfront Miami spread back in 2011 and then sprinkling millions more into pressuring state politicians to ‚adapt‘ a construction law to accommodate a new $3 billion resorts World Miami casino project. Therefore they’ve now determined for a new, less cumbersome direction for the Sunshine State: a slots-only task that would pair them up with Gulfstream Park racetrack in Miami’s Key Biscayne area.
Of course, anytime a potential new casino operator shows up in a state, the first thing that happens is some form of anti-gaming coalition forms; and Florida has been no exception to that rule. Anti-casino group NoCasino.org is even releasing a movie mid-January called Pushing Luck that claims to show a ’sobering glimpse‘ of ‚broken claims‘ from casino operators.
According to Genting’s new partner Gulfstream, the racetrack holds an as-yet-unused gaming license that has the prospect of use in either Miami-Dade or Broward counties, as the track rests just between the two areas. Gulfstream ev Weiterlesen