Nevele Resort, Casino & Spa

The developers behind a failed bid for a casino in Ulster County want to be included if a New York state board reopens the bidding process for a fourth license.

WAMC composite image by Dave Lucas

Public officials in areas denied casinos have begun to raise their voices. This comes on the heels of Governor Andrew Cuomo's letter to the state Gaming Commission, urging the panel to reopen bidding for a casino in the Southern Tier. New hopes have emerged for two failed projects.

Nevele Taps New CEO

Aug 12, 2014

The CEO of the company proposing a casino in Ulster County is gone from the position, for a second time.

Michael Treanor is leaving the post of CEO of Nevele Resort, Casino & Spa proposed for Wawarsing, but will stay on as CEO of Claremont Partners, Nevele’s parent company, focusing on other properties. Treanor had stepped aside at the beginning of May following a New York Post article reporting he had been accused of sexual assault in 2007. After an internal review, Treanor returned to the position three weeks later.

WAMC composite photo by Dave Lucas

It's "casino crunch time." Today is the deadline for developers to submit their casino proposals to the New York State Gaming Commission.

David Brain is president and CEO of EPR properties ... heard in the recorded version of this article in an excerpt from a promotional video for Adelaar, one of two casinos proposed for Sullivan County. Mohegan Sun is behind the other project in the town of Thompson at the former Concord Resort.


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.

Nevele Team Unveils Design For Proposed Resort Casino

Jun 12, 2014
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.

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.

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.

A special informational session Tuesday evening in Ulster County during which the former Nevele Investors CEO was slated to speak, has been canceled.  WAMC's Allison Dunne has more.

Nevele CEO Steps Aside

May 2, 2014

The CEO of the company proposing a casino in Ulster County is out after a newspaper story revealed he was accused of assault.

Last-Minute Plans Emerge For A Newburgh Casino

Apr 22, 2014

With an April 23 deadline for casino license applications in New York State, the gaming company behind a proposal for an Albany suburb has come forward with plans to apply for another license for a casino in Orange County. 

The topic during Thursday morning’s breakfast at a county Chamber of Commerce in New York is casino gambling. The speaker wants to see a few casinos built in the Catskills.

WAMC/Allison Dunne

A number of business, labor, and elected officials joined together in Ulster County this afternoon to urge New Yorkers to vote in support of casino gambling in the state. A few opponents voiced their concerns as well.