The Real Deal Miami

Worldcenter attracts casino interest

November 02, 2011 11:05AM

The Miami Worldcenter project, which yesterday announced an investment
from Los Angeles-based CIM Group, could be the site of Miami’s second
proposed casino, and Steve Wynn reportedly checked it out last month.
“He’s excited about Miami,” a source said. Las Vegas Sands is also
interested in the site. The land is owned by Boca Raton-based Art
Falcone, and has a total of 20 acres. Developers said the land “could
easily accommodate a gaming component” if Florida lawmakers approved it,
according to a press release. Las Vegas Sands is the company of another
casino mogul, Sheldon Adelson, who has said that he would only consider
a casino if his were the only casino in the area. [Miami Herald]