Casinos

New York Gambles on Full-Size Casinos to Boost Cash-Strapped Communities

The recommendations favor gaming complexes located in struggling upstate townsA state board has recommended the approval of three full-size, Las Vegas–style casinos in New York State. The three gaming complexes are slated for Schenectady (near the state capital, Albany), Tyre (near the Finger Lakes) and Sullivan County Catskills (north of New York City), the New York Times reports. They will be the 1st of their kind in the state. The … Read the rest

Mob Museum Tells About the Mafia in America

Mob Museum Tells About the Mafia in America From VOA Learning English, welcome to This isAmerica! I’m Christopher Cruise. The American city of Las Vegas, Nevada, is knownaround the world. Las Vegas is famous for excitement,entertainment and casinos — businesses where lots ofmoney can be won or lost. In early 2012, a museum opened in a rarely visited partof the city, far from the casinos. The museum tellsabout organized crime … Read the rest

EmailNew York regulators on Wednesday tabbed three casino proposals in upstate locations for licensing while rejecting all applications for a casino in the location approved by legislators in that was closest to New York City. The five members of the New York Gaming Facility Location Board voted unanimously to approve the casinos in Seneca, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties. The board had the authority to approve another project in Orange County, … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — Bermuda’s Senate on Wednesday approved a heavily debated measure in that would allow the tiny, rich British territory to build its 1st casinos.<!– –>The bill caps the number of casinos at three, and it calls for all of them to be located inside hotels to assist revive the island’s sluggish tourism and construction industries.A St. Regis resort in that would feature a casino … Read the rest

By David Klepper, The Associated Press | The Canadian Press – <!– google_ad_section_start –>By David Klepper, The Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. – Three economically distressed communities in upstate New York have been selected as sites for casinos, a panel formally announced Wednesday, bringing an end to a fierce competition among developers and job-hungry communities. The Gaming Facility Location Board chose sites in Sullivan, Schenectady and Seneca counties and decided not … Read the rest

Panel Recommends Casinos For Sullivan, Schenectady And Seneca Counties

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Sullivan, Schenectady and Seneca counties have been selected as sites for casinos in upstate New York, a panel formally announced Wednesday, bringing an end to a fierce competition among 16 developers and job-hungry communities. The Gaming Facility Location Board moreover decided not to recommend a possible fourth license amid an increasingly saturated gambling market in which consumers have more and more options closer to home. While … Read the rest

ALBANY, N.Y. — Sullivan, Schenectady and Seneca counties have been selected as sites for casinos in upstate New York, a panel formally announced Wednesday, bringing an end to a fierce competition among 16 developers and job-hungry communities.The Gaming Facility Location Board moreover decided not to recommend a possible fourth license amid an increasingly saturated gambling market in which consumers have more and more options closer to home. While casinos were … Read the rest

WAYNE PARRY, The Associated Press Last updated: Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 2:09 PMPosted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 1:50 PM EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) – Proposed tax breaks to assist Atlantic City’s eight casinos would be eliminated under a plan proposed Wednesday by a Republican state assemblyman. Chris Brown’s proposal would freeze Atlantic City taxes for five years of time at 2014 levels on all taxable property, in addition to … Read the rest

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Sullivan, Schenectady and Seneca counties have been selected as sites for casinos in upstate New York, a panel formally announced Wednesday, bringing an end to a fierce competition among 16 developers and job-hungry communities. The Gaming Facility Location Board moreover decided not to recommend a possible fourth license amid an increasingly saturated gambling market in which consumers have more and more options closer to home. While … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A panel has selected Sullivan, Schenectady and Seneca counties as sites for casinos in upstate New York, deciding not to recommend a fourth. The Gaming Facility Location Board’s announcement Wednesday brings to an end a fierce competition among 16 developers and job-hungry communities for four casino licenses. With its proximity to New York City, the Catskills and mid-Hudson Valley attracted the most … Read the rest