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June 13, 2021

It has been mentioned as a possible casino destination

Miami Beach commissioners say no to Vegas-style casinos

(US).- Las Vegas-style casinos have no place in Miami Beach, city officials unanimously voted Wednesday. Commissioners agreed that one of the city's top priorities during the state's upcoming legislative session should be to stop a push to allow casino resorts in Florida.

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he state Senate committee overseeing gambling is discussing a proposal that would expand gambling in Florida and potentially bring in hundreds of millions of dollars to the state. And Governor Rick Scott has said he would be open to allowing Las Vegas-style casino resorts if supported by local voter referendum.

Miami Beach has been mentioned as a possible casino destination. “If this happens, our entire city will change,”' Commissioner Ed Tobin said.

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