New casino may be coming to downtown Miami

New casino may be coming to downtown Miami


welcome back local 2 News has learned of a new casino that may be coming to downtown Miami preliminary plans would allow card games and off-track betting our senior political reporter Michael Putney is live with more details Michael a Janine for years local big gambling operators have tried to bring casino gambling to downtown Miami without success now a local operator may have found the way to bring legal gambling to this stretch of Biscayne Boulevard Magic City casino which offers card games and slots applied for a permit to expand more than five years ago on Tuesday out of the blue they got one summer highlight permit what does this mean it means we can hopefully within two years of constructing something open a brand-new highligh facility with a poker room in downtown Miami actually just north of downtown Biscayne Boulevard at 30th Street not that far from the bayfront property but by Genting for a casino that never materialized Genting among others has been celebrating to open any kind of gambling facility downtown you would be the first do it hope to be it all depends on what happens in the November election but the state has issued us this permit and we hope to run with it done running dog races Magic City now offers highligh half court played by former um athletes they would offer the same game at its Biscayne Boulevard location we figure well employ up to about three between 300 and 500 people magic city and its parent company have a lot of Hoops they’ve got to jump through but if they do they could begin their operation here on Biscayne Boulevard in about 2 years the opponents say don’t bet on it that’s the news at 5:30 hear as local 10:00 news now at six

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