Resorts World Files Petition For Declaratory Statement To Allow Gambling At Omni

The former Omni mall could have gambling, if a petition filed by Resorts World is granted.

On December 5, Resorts World Omni filed a petition for a declaratory statement from Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

The company wants to move a quarter-horse permit from Gulfstream Park to the Omni, but wants a declaration that the permit can be used in Miami-Dade (Gulfstream straddles the county line.)

The property that has been leased for the gambling activities sits across from Edgewater’s Publix, at the corner of 17th Terrace and Biscayne Boulevard.

 

 

 

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Anonymous
3 years ago

” sigh ” every time I see a resorts world article on here for the past 3 to 4 years.

Anonymous
3 years ago

have no proof but with genting wanting to build a marina,baywalk,and hotel/residential/retail 33 story building at omni transit center i bet this is as good as a done deal to move the permit…..then after slots are at omni..will build hotel/residential/retail on herald site

Anonymous
3 years ago

Keep dreaming.

Anonymous
3 years ago

This is not the original Resort Worlds concept. This is more like the Jai-Alai casino on 36th street. Can’t wait for Sunday Bingo night.

BDub
3 years ago

I remember a 60 Minutes interview from years ago at a casino about slot machines – “People put money in the front, and we take it out the back.”

Anonymous
3 years ago

No need to worry there is Zero chance of this petition getting granted, this is just a bunch of opportunistic lawyers and lobbyists once amazing taking money from their deep pocketed maylasian client. The state laws on granting a gaming license are pretty clear, this latest effort isn’t going to get them what they are looking for.

Anonymous
3 years ago

that’s it.. just keep asking and one day the legislature will just get tired of saying no. 😉 lol

Anonymous
3 years ago

A developer wants to spend 3 Billion yes 3 Billion dollars on the world’s largest resort casino it will create a shit ton of jobs as well as entertainment but the powers that be in Florida say NO! I been living in Florida for 37 years an I can tell you it’s so far behind other states. Some of ymthe old residents and the powers that be won’t allow it to bloosum. It’s been many, many, many proposals here but never was built because some people here want to keep it the way it is. It holds Florida back so much and keeps us from growing. This casino is not just a casino, gambling is just one part of it and would have elevated Miami to a whole new level. Unfortunately Tallahassee will continue to be stuck in their ways. Genting just forget it and take your business elsewhere to a state that wants you there your wasting your time in This shit stae.

Anonymous
3 years ago

If you hate it here so much , maybe move elsewhere and make room for someone else that wants to live here

Anonymous
3 years ago

Thank you

Anonymous
3 years ago

That comment just shows how narrow minded and simplistic you are. Ignorant even. Wanting a place to change (for the better in that person’s opinion) is totally the opposite of hating the place. On the contrary…change is usually good. Look how much Miami has changed since 1896. No one is leaving…except sadly, the Anglos.

Anonymous
3 years ago

I seem to see a lot more of them here now than before, perhaps you should enter the 21st century

Anonymous
3 years ago

This whole Anglo flight thing is always blown out of proportion.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Really? Walk around anywhere in Miami and count Anglos vs. foreigners. Come on, I dare you.

Anonymous
3 years ago

You think Carnival Cruises and The Miami Beach hotel lobbies want gambling competition? The resistance is at their doorstep, not just Tallahassee.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Would it be going into old JC Penney’s building?

Anonymous
3 years ago

Hell, the entire Omni complex could become a hotel, casino, and entertainment complex with shops and restaurants. Genting could flip the land it bought to the south for the original proposal, making quite a profit.

Laz
3 years ago

Yes that’s 3 floors of casino and they still have the rest of the mall space empty under the Hilton that can turn into restaurants and clubs

Yohan Perez
3 years ago

Cant wait. This is the best thing that will happen to this area.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Along with the upcoming strip joint across the street.

Yohan Perez
3 years ago

There is already one. Its called E11Even

Anonymous
3 years ago

Build the casino please!! I think it will be great for Miami and the renderings are beautiful.

Anonymous
3 years ago

No no no. It’s tacky. We don’t want to become another Vegas.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Uh, no, Miami can’t become another Vegas because Vegas is in the desert.

Anonymous
3 years ago

LMAO!!!

Money$
3 years ago

this casino will make a lot of money. whoever owns this will be very happy

Rigo
3 years ago

Espero,espero y nada, sigo sentado

Anonymous
3 years ago

Get the Rosetta Stone CD that teaches English.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Are you jealous because he/she is multi-lingual…and perhaps you are not? Ignorant!

Anonymous
3 years ago

Not at all, now leave.

Anonymous
3 years ago

There is a really good chance I’ve lived here a hell of a lot longer than you – April 1967.

not marc
3 years ago

say yes!!