Thursday, March 22, 2012

Miami continues to fight Big Casinos as they extend tentacles into city

At an event late last month in a trendy Miami neighbourhood, politicians and real estate moguls mingled with artists and musicians. In between sets of jazz and poetry, they took turns lambasting the prospect of big casinos moving to town, potentially bringing traffic, crime and other social ills.

The object of their revulsion was Genting Berhad, the Malaysian gambling company that last year swooped up $500m of prime Miami waterfront real estate and announced plans to build what some described as the world’s largest casino… Read More