Nevele Team Unveils Design For Proposed Resort Casino

Jun 12, 2014
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The team behind the only proposed resort casino for Ulster County unveiled the design and other details Thursday, merging the old with the new.

Nevele Resort, Casino & Spa

The team behind a proposed resort casino in Ulster County will unveil its final design and other details Thursday morning ahead of the June 30th application deadline for a state gaming license.

WAMC's David Guistina chats with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette about casinos and a drug raid that took place in the capital region.

Just days after a casino proposal for Exit 23 in Albany collapsed,  Schenectady has taken a key step in luring Vegas-style gambling to the city.  

Developer Bows Out Of Casino Bid in Sullivan County

Jun 5, 2014
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A development group that wanted to build a casino in the Catskills is dropping out, saying the possibility of a competing casino closer to New York City would make their proposal unsustainable.

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Although a full Vegas-style casino expansion is now off the table there, Some Saratoga Springs residents are pushing the city council to seek more involvement in a proposed expansion at the Saratoga Casino and Raceway, but as a deadline approaches, many questions remain unanswered.

Saratoga Casino and Raceway

There will be two special meetings Wednesday evening in Orange County pertaining to casino resolutions. The first one gets underway at 6.

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There is a presentation and public hearing this evening in New York on one of the casino resorts proposed for Orange County.

Nevele CEO Returns

May 22, 2014

The CEO of the company proposing the only casino resort for Ulster County is back in the position three weeks after he stepped aside. He had left after a newspaper story resurrected details of an assault case.

    Casinos in Massachusetts have a star-crossed history — and the licenses haven’t even been awarded yet.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that some voters worry about the impact of casinos on challenged communities.