The Genting Group’s $350 million purchase of 87 acres once home to the Stardust Resort and Casino from Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming Corp. will not affect its planned casino project in Miami, said Resorts World Miami Monorail Proposal to Receive Government Review. Posted on: October 26, 2020, 02:21h. Last updated on: October 26, 2020, 03:06h. The Miami Beach Convention Center currently has 500,000 square feet of space, the same as what is being proposed in the MDM project. By Oscar Pedro Musibay May 17, 2013, 7:08am EDT Aaron Carter performs at Magic City Casino on May 18, 2013 in Miami, Florida. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images According to a report from the Miami Herald, Genting Group has been trying to obtain permission to build its Resorts World Miami scheme on the 5.65-acre site of the newspaper’s former headquarters overlooking Biscayne Bay since 2013 but its attempts have been continuously hindered by local opposition, planning regulations and an inability to secure the appropriate casino license. Resorts World Miami, a subsidiary of Malaysian casino giant Genting Group, is to build a temporary bus station east of the current Omni terminal on North Bayshore Drive in or near the fourth quarter of this year. The station is to take about six months to complete and be used by riders during reconstruction of the Omni terminal.
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