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Miami Mayor’s Veto of Edgewater Gambling Expansion Upheld in Court

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing efforts to secure a new casino in the Edgewater district near Miami, FL.  The community has opposed such a casino and other smaller gambling expansion attempts by the existing casino such as a proposed jai alai fronton and poker room in the Edgewater neighborhood. Miami Mayor vetoed […]

Miami Florida Area Poker Room and Jai Alai Fronton Gambling Expansion Opposition Suit Allowed to Proceed

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing efforts to secure a new casino in the Edgewater district near Miami, FL.  The community has opposed such a casino and other smaller gambling expansion attempts by the existing casino such as a proposed jai alai fronton and poker room in the Edgewater neighborhood.  Those in charge […]

Miami Casino Plans that Were Halted Look for Life in Lawsuit Against the City

Casino Watch Focus has reported on past efforts of Magic City Casino to built gambling facilities in Miami. Most efforts, including the many attempts by Genting group, have been shut down, and this was no different. In this case, Magic City Casino was looking to open a jai alai fronton and poker room in the Edgewater neighborhood, […]

Possible New Miami Gambling Expansion Plan Faces Regulatory Roadblock

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the many efforts to expand gambling in Florida. There have been several attempts at passing Vegas-style resort casinos, but those failed. Other gambling expansion attempts include slots, card games and jai alai. Now most recently, gambling expansion efforts are being made in Miami. Magic City Casino is seeking to open […]

A Brief Look at Crime 12/10 – 12/16

FBI Investigates Miami PD Officers In Gambling Case; Arrests Expected The FBI is investigating a ring of Miami police officers who have been providing protection services to a bookmaking operation in Liberty City, CBS4 News has learned. Six officers are expected to be arrested, with three or four others likely to face departmental discipline including […]

A Brief Look at Crime 09/19 – 09/25

Feds: Tierney kin’s gambling ring took in $22M A multimillion-dollar sports betting Web site run by U.S. Rep. John Tierney’s brothers-in-law “was truly a family affair” and paid $500,000 for a helicopter on top of at least $20,000 in personal purchases by the Salem Democrat’s convicted wife, according to newly filed court papers. The high-flying […]