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Proposed Casino Draws Protests from Arsht Center Defenders

Miami has, of late, been at the center of something of a firestorm in the casino gaming world, spurred largely by a proposal made last year by gaming conglomerate the Genting Group to build a $3.8 billion casino complex in Miami’s Town Square neighborhood. This is, to say the least, not sitting well with the Town Square Neighborhood Development Corporation, who are far from reassured that potential traffic and congestion problems have been addressed. There’s also the matter of the still fairly new Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, which could easily get overwhelmed by a mammoth new casino. (FULL ARTICLE: Scott Blake, Miami Today)