Las Vegas Sands & Genting Both Considering Building Miami Casinos

At least two major casino operators are now said to be considering building new resorts in the Miami area, according to the Herald.

The two potential developers include Las Vegas Sands and Genting.

Potential sites for the new Las Vegas Sands casino are said to include Fontainebleau resort in Miami Beach and the Trump resort in Doral. The company is also eyeing other parts of the state.

Under a gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe approved this year, a new casino can operate in Miami-Dade or Broward as long as it is at least 15 miles away from a Seminole facility. An existing pari-mutuel gaming license must be purchased and transferred to the new facility.

According to a newly filed disclosure form, Las Vegas Sands contributed $17 million to a new political committee called Florida Voters in Charge in June.

The funds could be used to gather signatures for a statewide ballot initiative to authorize sports betting, slot machines or casino games at the new facility, Herald sources said.

The funds were contributed just before a July 1 deadline that limits such donations. However, there are other new restrictions on gathering signatures now in place, including a ban on paying gatherers.

A spokesperson for Florida Voters in Charge said they have no intention of violating the new compact with the Seminoles.

Genting, which owns the Resorts World Miami property, is also rumored to be interested in Trump’s resort in Doral, the Herald reported.

Las Vegas Sands recently sold their properties on the Las Vegas strip for $6.25 billion and said they wanted to expand to other states.

Genting just opened the $4.3 billion Resorts World Las Vegas property – the most expensive resort ever built in Las Vegas.

 

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Anonymous
22 days ago

Please, no.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Isn’t Genting the one trying to use a communist Chinese company to build a monorail to Miami Beach? Now they want to bail Trump out? Hmm…

Anonymous
22 days ago

Trump loves strong men dictators that can give him money!

Anonymous
19 days ago

??? Is Trump receiving a cut from business dealings in Ukraine or China from his son’s business dealings? Oh wait, wrong “big man”. You may not like Trump and his bombastic attitude, but saying that he loves “strong men dictators” is ridiculous and unfounded.

Take Russia for instance. Instead of continuing Obama era appeasement of Putin, Trump strengthened sanctions. Same goes with Iran. Obama and then Vice President Biden capitulated to the Iranian regime in return for absolutely nothing. Trump rightly withdrew us from the horribly negotiated accord and reinstated the necessary sanctions. China, same story.

I am not a personal fan of Trump’s personality nor behavior. However, the presidency is not meant to be a homecoming king nor merely a “nice guy/gal”. What do we gain as a country with Joe Biden being an affable old man that likes ice cream and plays Mario cart with his grand kids? I care more about the real policies that his administration are pushing and the ramifications it will have on the country and in my day to day life.

Anonymous
19 days ago

Why can’t we all be friends?

Anonymous
19 days ago

No…Trump was the America First President who levied massive sanctions and tariffs on Communist China. Tump was also the guy that declared China the greatest threat to America.

You are thinking of Co-President Biden who called Communist China our friend, took his crackhead son on the company jet, and then lied about knowing hundreds of millions of Chi-com money was deposited into Rosemont Seneca. Co-President Biden is the guy who has declared White Supremist are the number one threat to America.

Anonymous
22 days ago

If Trump Doral is up for sale, that’s one thing, but to associate any business with that name would be the kiss of death, especially a casino business model.

Anonymous
22 days ago

He bankrupted all his casinos so definitely you don’t want that reminder😂

Anonymous
22 days ago

He’s a stable genius tho…

Anonymous
22 days ago

Yeah politics aside that’s really not great business

La Condesa de San Ignacio
22 days ago

Don’t they know that the Trump Organization is under criminal indictment? UNBELIEVABLE!!!

Anonymous
22 days ago

*Politcal indictment

Anonymous
22 days ago

BIDEN WON!!!!!!

Anonymous
22 days ago

BIDEN WON!!!!!!
Yeah!!! Great
Now we have great policies

Lifted sanctions for Iranians

Allowed the Russians to continue the gas pipeline to Germany

Shut down our Key Stone pipeline

We are Getty Inflation galore

Energy dependency from OPEC

Cancelled sanctions to Venezuela

Open Borders

Claims out number one enemy is not China, North Kore Iran , or Hezbollah but ….

Already Taxing the Rich that on the long run only damage the middle class

he’s in full socialist mode with the SQUAD!

But the media loves him, protects him and feed him I’ve cream to have something to talk about !! 🙄

Anonymous
22 days ago

SHUT THE F–K UP!!!!

Anonymous
22 days ago

SHUT THE F–K UP!!!!

You can’t handle the truth!! 😂🤣😂🤣😂

Anonymous
21 days ago

Look, I just wanna know the truth about one thing, and that is.. did Trump get Mexico to pay for his border wall?

Anonymous
21 days ago

Who cares about lain the border wall … at least worked keeping illigals on the other side !!! Now is a big problem with drugs and human trafficking!! 🧐

Anonymous
21 days ago

^ You “Trumpetts” trip me out. When it comes to anything about the Donald, it’s always “who cares about Trump University, who cares about Trump colluding with Russians, who cares about Trump throwing his long time lawyer under the bus, who cares about how that racist MF Jeff Sessions couldn’t even stomach Trump, who cares how Trump got his mob of mentally out of control Republikooks to storm the Capitol building in Washington DC, who cares that Trump etc etc etc…, because you’re still gonna kiss the Donald’s ass!

NYC Loves Miami
20 days ago

Trump colluding with Russians? That didn’t go anywhere and quite frankly is ridiculous.

Anonymous
19 days ago

“Those two Russians I’m in all those pictures with?.. I don’t know them.

– The Fuhrer, Donald Trump

lol…

Anonymous
20 days ago

biden says he doesnt want his kids going to school in a racial jungle supported former kkk Bird and you condescend Trump

Anonymous
19 days ago

“Proud Boys stand down and stand back…”

– Your Fuhrer, Donald Trump

lol…

Anonymous
22 days ago

On Wednesday, Blinken announced the Biden administration’s intention to grant United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet a “formal, standing invitation” to scrutinize “systemic racism against Africans and people of African descent in the context of law enforcement.” Bachelet works alongside the United Nations Human Rights Council — a body that includes Cuba, China, Venezuela, and other nations with authoritarian regimes.🙄

Anonymous
21 days ago

Okay boomer

Anonymous
20 days ago

guess you didnt hear the chants at connar mcgreggor fight in vegas this weekend or the yankees game in new york lefty central

Anonymous
22 days ago

NO, CRIMINAL, AS OF TAX, INSURANCE, BANK FRAUD!!!! IF YOU HAVE A CLOSET FULL OF SKELETONS, PLEASE DON’T RUN FOR PRESIDENT!!!

Anonymous
22 days ago

A guy with closet full of skeletons did more that a corrupt politician for this country…!

Anonymous
21 days ago

^ Wtf?

Boy, i see why you’re lost.

Anonymous
22 days ago

So what?
People who own businesses of this magnitude understand what politically motivated investigations are and they know how to deal with them.

The way these beta male prosecutors go after powerful American Citizens to protect their power is un-American and shameful.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Yeah, like Trump!

Anonymous
22 days ago

Go ahead it’s ok to only criticize Trump in this chat ! 🤓

Anonymous
21 days ago

^ Who’s criticizing?.. their telling the truth!

POLO
22 days ago

I think the Fontainebleau Resort is a more glamorous location than Doral.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Nothing about Doral screams glamour😅

Anonymous
22 days ago

That barbeque place on 36th is not bad.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Ueahhh

bovi
21 days ago

fk biden and his looney too team pushing crictical race theory and woke bs, in 10 yrs US will look like todays south africa is this keeps on going….

Anonymous
21 days ago

Yeah, and maybe in 10yrs you’ll finally know how to write a coherent sentence.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Didn’t Doral pass a local law banning casinos? Also, politics aside, who would want to go to a casino located in one of the most boring suburbs in the USA? Especially one that will most likely not have the big casino amenities and card games.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Didn’t the folks on Miami Beach already say they don’t want casinos there?

Anonymous
22 days ago

doral is not the most boring suburb in the U.S quit making up stuff and plenty of people even in Brickell go to doral city place

Anonymous
22 days ago

I live in Brickell. Why would I suffer Doral Blvd traffic when I can literally walk less than 5 minutes in either direction and go to great bars and restaurants. No one I know who lives in Brickell or the urban core for that matter goes to Doral City Place unless they have a family or friends event they can get out of.

Anonymous
22 days ago

you don’t know everyone in brickell so you don’t know if they go to doral. people get tired of going to the same places and sometimes they want to go to a different neighborhood

Anonymous
22 days ago

He never said it was the most boring. Just one of the most boring.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Oh ya those two…

Anonymous
22 days ago

you have n’t been to doral in at least 2 decades

Anonymous
22 days ago

Yes I have. I still have family that lives there. Let’s see a bunch of Arepa, Venezuelan-Italian, and Argentinian-Italian restaurants up 90% of all eateries. The most exciting thing that happens is when the empty lot next your zero-lot housing community is finally having a warehouse being built on it. I’m sure City Place is nice and all but at the end of the day, it’s drive-to urbanism.

Anonymous
21 days ago

Wouldn’t worry too much about this happening , total sucker bet , more of a lobbyist retirement fund

https://floridapolitics.com/archives/440913-gambling-on-gambling-has-begun-a-briefing-on-the-2022-ballot-initiatives/

Anonymous
21 days ago

would this allow cock fighting? [asking for a friend

Anonymous
22 days ago

Maybe they could build in Cuba soon, with the way things are going on over there.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Limiting contributions to essentially pay for government support is a good thing, but looks like big casino money is finally breaking through into FL. Trump and his puppet seem to have turned the corner and the rich will get richer, which is good on them, you can only hope local municipalities don’t squander the massive revenues that will undoubtedly flow in once the gambling spigot is turned on. Hope being the key word…

Anonymous
22 days ago

Unpopular opinion…no casinos in Miami Beach/Downtown area. Say you use the Trump Doral location, it provides more amenities for greater Miami Dade.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Yeah, your opinion is unpopular and stupid.

can't we be respectful and discuss real estate?
20 days ago

in your opinion

Anonymous
19 days ago

Your comment is lame and stupid.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Science fiction scenario😁

Anonymous
22 days ago

SG,

Please stick with original plan, which was just beautiful.

Anonymous
21 days ago

Don’t you find it interesting how Florida voters have rejected casinos repeatedly and now these interest groups buy their way in?

Anonymous
21 days ago

I don’t worry about casinos in Florida.. now these bugs, lizards, snakes, heat, humidity, hurricanes, etc.., are a much bigger problem.

Gambling is theft
14 days ago

Gambling and casinos simply exist to take money from poor people. And imagine the 1,000’s of buses required to bring in retired poor people from Broward and other counties every day? To take their money… (No surprise Trump would support theft…)

Anonymous
13 days ago

“Gambling and casinos simply exist to take money from poor people”

Really?.. I didn’t know that all those people who fly in to Vegas from around the world and the United States were poor?

I guess that old saying “you learn something everyday” is true!

Anonymous
22 days ago

No casinos in Miami. Go to Hialeah and Doral. The rich folks of downtown they don’t want all losers to get around in their neighborhood.

Afi K. James
22 days ago

Wrong.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Another one drinking. Why don’t you sober up and go visit Gentings Resort World in Singapore before sounding like a drunk clown. Ironically, you probably couldn’t even afford it, yet you speak for what rich folks want.

Anonymous
21 days ago

I’ve been to resorts world and they are well run and very family friendly …would be very nice in miami

Anonymous
22 days ago

Build it in downtown so it is close to the beach, cruise traffic, and the clubs.

You’re going to lose A LOT of people if you have to go out to Doral to gamble, see a show, casually hang out with friends and spend some money.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Hey…I have an idea…how about on the old Miami Herald site!
Marina, easy access to airport, PortMiami, and you could even have a convention center facility on the Biscayne Bay.

Paul
22 days ago

The school board site and Omni are also perfect for casinos. That would give us three fairly large casinos within a few blocks radius.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Paaaalease. Put it in Doral. Fits in better there

Azarius
22 days ago

About time we all agree Miami could use a real Vegas style casino downtown. 1 or 2 would really add the the downtown mix especially with the two E11even buildings coming up and I’m sure more club/party inspired developments are coming to that area

Anonymous
21 days ago

You’re right about everything you said Azarius but there are too many “know it all” people in Miami who would like the city to stay ho-hum and rather Miami Beach to continue getting the spotlight.

Paul
21 days ago

Not sure why you’re being downvoted. The area is literally called the arts and entertainment district. Casinos fit perfect there and would compliment the Arsht Center, museums and AAA (or whatever crypto company it’s now named after).

Anonymous
22 days ago

Just build them downtown!!

Realtalk Reilly
21 days ago

One nice downtown casino is fine. Nothing wrong with that as long as they keep it to one.

New Orleans has one casino, it’s very nice and it’s there for all the people who like to gamble. Gives them extra incentive to visit the city. Meanwhile since it’s just one classy, discrete casino (not garish on the outside) and not a whole strip of them, it’s not a bother to anyone or even noticeable to those who don’t like gambling.

The old Miami Herald site would be perfect for it IMO. Only foreseeable issue is that people who live on the Venetian might not be happy if it increases traffic along there.

Anonymous
21 days ago

^ Look, it doesn’t matter about the amount of casinos Miami gets, if these people who hate gambling can’t stomach casinos, all they have to do is stay away from them. Trust me, no one will put a gun to their heads and make them go to one. I’ve lived in some cities with casinos and I’ve probably went to a casino at least once every seven years or so. If anyone pays attention, they’ve noticed people getting wiped out financially from various types of ways and casinos had nothing to do it so no matter what, the government can”t legislate that away and all we can do is spend our lives trying safeguard our money.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Why doesnt Genting build on the land they already have instead of out in Doral?

Mana Moishe
22 days ago

If they build in Downtown, all NIMBY’s on this site heads will explode!

Anonymous
22 days ago

They will build downtown!!

Anonymous
21 days ago

^ Yeah, in one of the buildings I own.

– Mana

Anonymous
22 days ago

Look, damn all this BS!.. just let The Genting Group build their Resort Casino on the old Miami Herald site… geezzz!

Anonymous
21 days ago

I see the bicycle lane folks didn’t like this comment.

Anonymous
19 days ago

They are such a pretentious crowd.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Build it downtown.
Brightline, metromover, metro rail, tri rail, passenger port, close to Miami Beach, tourist hub, etc.
Do it fast, and just do it.

Anonymous
22 days ago

las vegas sand casino come to hialeah papi, hialeah classy , no listen to people saying hialeah tacky , hialeah no tacky, hialeah classy big tray of croquetas for you and yes we speek the best engliszs in miami dade county

Anonymous
22 days ago

NIMBY’s will go crazy. They don’t want to see Miami win.

Anonymous
21 days ago

Nope.. and it’s funny to because nobody wants to or will build anything in their backyard.

Afi K. James
22 days ago

I Hope they build casinos here in florida, i cannot wait until august or september comes when i finally move back to south florida for good.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Where from?

Afi K. James
22 days ago

capon bridge,wv, i moved here 2 years ago after i left south florida and this august and september i am returning for good.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Who moves to fkin W. VA? Were you kidnapped?

Anonymous
18 days ago

Yeah who the F leaves South FL for Capon Brige,WV? LMAO. What is that, a federal penitentiary?

Anonymous
22 days ago

Um, really, who givesashit?

Anonymous
22 days ago

I do, that’s why I asked!

Anonymous
22 days ago

You do, since you asked about him.

Anonymous
21 days ago

^ Boy, I can tell you’re one of those Trump University graduates.