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New York News
7:36 am
Mon June 30, 2014

CT Casino Operator To File Applications For NY Casino Project

The head of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority says the operator of casinos in Connecticut and Pennsylvania will file applications for New York casino licenses in time for a looming deadline.

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New England News
12:49 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Former Mass. AG Harshbarger: Ruling Means Casinos Can Be Stopped

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Former Massachusetts Attorney General Scott Harshbarger has been providing free legal advice to those working to repeal the state's casino law. The State Supreme Judicial Court ruled on Tuesday that a ballot question to repeal the law can be placed on the statewide ballot on election day in November. Harshbarger says he was excited and satisfied by the courts decision to allow the vote.

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Hudson Valley News
6:23 am
Tue June 24, 2014

Nevele Plans Community Rally

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Elected officials in Ulster County along with area residents will partake in a rally Tuesday morning to celebrate the completion of an application for the county’s only proposed casino.

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Hudson Valley News
6:34 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Local Officials Say Newburgh Is Ripe For A Casino

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

Two elected officials in Orange County have penned a letter to members of the New York State Gaming Facility Location Board, inviting them to tour an area they say needs a casino.

City of Newburgh Mayor Judy Kennedy acknowledged the Catskills’ need for a casino, but says:

“No one needs this more than the city of Newburgh.”

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Capital Region News
10:05 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Rensselaer Casino Proposal Moves Forward

Gamblers at the gaming wheel, circa 1700s
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Another casino unveiling is on tap for the Capital District.

The public will get a look at what developers envision for a casino that would be sited on 24 acres along the Hudson River in the city of Rensselaer - earlier this month the common council voted 6 to 1 approving the casino project, expected to include a hotel, gaming rooms and a parking garage.

Rochester developer David Flaum, Capital District OTB and the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma's Global Gaming Solutions have partnered under the moniker NYS Funding LLC.

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New York News
1:03 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Amsterdam, East Greenbush Casino Projects Move Ahead

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As some residents of one local community step up their resistance to a regional casino, people a few Thruway exits west are crossing their fingers that they could host a casino resort.

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Hudson Valley News
6:25 am
Tue June 17, 2014

Foxwoods Ditches Bid For Catskills Casino

Credit Rendering from Foxwoods Catskills Resort Casino

A second development group is dropping its proposal to build a casino in the Catskills, citing the possibility of a competing casino closer to New York City.

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Capital Region News
12:49 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

East Greenbush Board Supports Casino Plan

Credit WAMC composite photo by Dave Lucas

Casinos top the list of issues that have been driving the area agenda. Governor Andrew Cuomo put the wheels in motion during his second State of the State address in 2012. "Let's amend the constitution. Let's do gaming right. Let's make it safe. Let's protect our people. Let's get the jobs back in New York."

The governor reasoned that building new gambling casinos would prop up New York's failing economy.   In November 2013, Cuomo's proposition was approved by voters, and  "casino chatter" has dominated the headlines ever since.

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Hudson Valley News
11:35 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Genting Adds Second Casino Bid In Orange County

A developer with one proposed resort casino for Orange County has unveiled a second.

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Hudson Valley News
8:27 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Nevele Team Unveils Design For Proposed Resort Casino

Nevele Resort, Casino & Spa rendering
Credit Keith Ferris

The team behind the only proposed resort casino for Ulster County unveiled the design and other details Thursday, merging the old with the new.

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