Miami Beach will probably make it extremely difficult for a casino to have a foothold in the seaside island city. Late week that is last a special meeting, the city 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 any time in the future, as new town ordinances will block gambling projects from moving ahead.
Though politicians in Tallahassee failed to reach a new video gaming compact with the powerful Seminole Tribe during the 2017 legislative calendar, 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.
Miami Beach first voted in early May to talk about adopting new land-use regulations that bar gambling venues within city limitations. May 13, the payment ratified two ‘future land use element’ chapters that mandate that ‘All casino and gambling operations … are hereby forbidden in almost any land usage category within the populous City of Miami Beach.’
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Miami Beach is famed for its Art Deco streets, scantily-attired sunbathers, and flashy nightlife. However 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 fut (mer…)