Tag: Magic City Casino
Then-acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller. Image via AP.

Drew WilsonAugust 10, 2018
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The political committee fighting against a proposed constitutional amendment to limit gambling expansion brought in $525,000 from the parent company of Miami’s Magic City Casino. The committee, Vote NO on 3, received the check from West Flagler Associates on July 31. That stack is the only contribution the committee has reported since it was formed […]

Jim RosicaJuly 5, 2018
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Downtown Miami is getting a brand-new casino. The Department of Business and Professional Regulation, which regulates gambling in the state, late Tuesday issued what’s known as “summer jai alai” permit for a new facility to be built on Biscayne Boulevard. The new permit was granted to West Flagler Associates, controlled by South Florida’s Havenick family. They operate Magic City […]

Drew WilsonMay 30, 2018
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The government affairs team at Meenan PA collected as much as $430,000 in lobbying fees last quarter according to newly filed compensation reports. Named partner Timothy Meenan was joined by Stephen McDaniel, Karl Nels Rasmussen and Joy Ryan during the first quarter, which included the 2018 Legislative Session. The quartet handled the needs of 19 […]

Jim RosicaAugust 1, 2017

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As promised, the Florida Greyhound Association is asking state gambling regulators to “reconsider” their decision to allow Miami’s Magic City Casino to discontinue live dog racing. The association filed a “motion to intervene” Tuesday. Ending racing there “will put (its) members … out of business,” the motion says. “The purpose … is to forever end greyhound racing at the track. […]

Jim RosicaJuly 21, 2017
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In a decision sure to ripple through the state’s gambling interests, the Havenick family has won its years-long fight to drop dog racing at its Magic City Casino in Miami. A spokesman for the state’s greyhound breeders on Friday said they’re already working on a legal challenge to the decision, which has been long awaited by […]


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