GentingWould a casino help or harm local restaurants?It's been nearly two years since Genting, the Malaysian gambling giant, revealed its grandiose plans for building a 10 million square foot casino and entertainment complex right in the middle of downtown Miami. Since then, the plans have gone from ... More >>
In the race for the White House, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich don't seem to have a problem taking money from corporate pirates accused of breaking the law to maximize their profits. Romney has collected at least $100,000 from a Miami-based investment fund that owns run down apartment buildings i ... More >>
Yesterday, Miami's largest business organization put its support behind destination casino resorts, which should please its new landlord. The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce passed a resolution to back the proposed state casino bill that might allow Malaysian-based Genting to turn the site of t ... More >>
Lincoln Diaz-Balart wants you to bet on Genting.In Saturday's edition of the Miami Herald, former U.S. Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart penned an opinion letter shilling for his client, Genting, the Malaysian-based gaming conglomerate that wants to transform the last prime piece of downtown Miami's w ... More >>
Rep. Erik FresenOver the past six months, state Rep. Erik Fresen has established himself as the go-to-politician for the gambling industry tycoons who want to bring gargantuan casino resorts to the Magic City. The lawmaker from Coral Gables is the mastermind behind one of two proposed bills that wou ... More >>
Genting Americas President Colin Au and Mayor Carlos GimenezMiami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez could soon be at odds with two major casino operators supporting his re-election run in 2012. That's because a pair of state bills that would pave the way for three destination mega-resorts with full-scale ... More >>
Genting's Resorts World Miami may have the most concrete and eye popping plans, but if the Florida legislature approves resort-style casinos don't expect it to be the only mega gambling venue to pop up in our community. Two South Florida Republicans are preparing to unveil their gambling b ... More >>
Las Vegas Sands, a casino resort company that counts Las Vegas's giant Venetian resort as its crown jewel, for years has been trying to butter up the Florida Legislature to allow gambling. The company was none too pleased when arch-rival Genting came into downtown Miami and announced a massive ... More >>
Luther "Luke" Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Campbell explains why the Genting Group, the Malaysian gambling company that bought the Miami Herald and Omni properties, ... More >>
The Miami Police Department's crackdown on illegal gambling machines continued today with the arrest of Luis Boris Estrada. Cops busted the 42-year-old Cuban for operating six "maquinitas" at the Rapido Discount he manages at 2742 SW Eighth Street, finding $1,000 in one of the machines. Miami Pol ... More >>
The Internal Revenue Service is investigating Billy Cypress, the former leader of the Miccosukee Tribe for income tax violation. Cypress, who oversaw the construction of the tribe's casino in Southwest Miami Dade, had a high roller's reputation that included frequent trips to Las Vegas, says the Mia ... More >>
A full service casino resort may someday soon find itself on Miami Beach. Ironic considering the lawmaker baking the new gambling rules, Fort Lauderdale Republican State Rep. Ellyn Bogdanoff, campaigned on an anti-gambling platform.Bogdanoff, backed by Las Vegas mogul Sheldon Adelson, wants to al ... More >>
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