Miami Beach is going to make it extremely hard for a casino to have a foothold in the coastal island city. Late a week ago in a special meeting, the town commission voted unanimously in favor 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 anytime soon, as new city 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 laws 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 prohibited in almost any land use category within the City of Miami Beach.’
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Miami Beach is famed for the Art Deco streets, scantily-attired sunbathers, and nightlife that is flashy. However when it concerns gambling, it’s no dice for South Beach residents and visitors.
The commission cited several reasons for voting to block future gambling projects from taking hold in a lengthy Continua a leggere