upstate casinos http://wamc.org en Conversation Builds Around NY Casino Referendum In Saratoga Springs http://wamc.org/post/conversation-builds-around-ny-casino-referendum-saratoga-springs <p>With New Yorkers set to vote on a referendum that would expand casino gambling in New York state, people are speaking out on all sides of the argument. But how would a resort casino affect the Saratoga region &ndash; an area already home to gaming?&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 20:13:47 +0000 Lucas Willard 75430 at http://wamc.org Conversation Builds Around NY Casino Referendum In Saratoga Springs Governor Cuomo Outlined Upstate Casinos Plans http://wamc.org/post/governor-cuomo-outlined-upstate-casinos-plans <p>New York Governor Cuomo outlined the details of his plan to site three gambling casinos upstate.</p><p>Cuomo, joined by union and business leaders, and representatives from county governments, offered more details of a plan to build three new gambling casinos. Cuomo says he wants to limit the locations to upstate regions for now, to prop up the failing economy. &nbsp;The governor says upstate needs jobs like it needs “oxygen.” And he says having a downstate location would devalue the upstate centers.</p><p></p> Fri, 10 May 2013 09:55:42 +0000 Karen Dewitt 64330 at http://wamc.org Governor Cuomo Outlined Upstate Casinos Plans