Tag Archives: Gov. Andrew Cuomo
- Tioga Downs to present casino proposal to regulators and community
September 8, 2015
New York Gaming Facility Location Board will hear the proposal to turn Tioga Downs Casino & Racing into a full-fledged casino. The presentation will take place in New York City on September 10, allowing board members to ask questions while community members will be provided with the same opportunity on...
- New York Attorney General opens investigation on casino bidding process; Straub (finally) buys Revel at lower price
February 25, 2015
New York governor Andrew Cuomo is being investigated over his administration’s handling of the selection process that awarded casino licenses for the Catskills, Schenectady and the Finger Lakes regions. According to the New York Daily News, State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is spearheading the investigation, which was initiated to “make...
- New York holds first expanded casino gambling meeting
January 31, 2013
After a year of jostling and debating, New York governor Andrew Cuomo and state legislative leaders have finally gotten their heads together to discuss the governor's plan to expand casino gambling in New York. Not a whole lot came out from their first sit-down, but holding these talks nevertheless served...
- Marty Markowitz revives call to bring casinos to Coney Island
June 8, 2012
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz knows that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been on a mission to bring a gambling hub at the Aqueduct racetrack in Queens. But when those plans were scuttled after talks with Malaysian casino company Genting fell by the wayside, Markowitz revived his calls to...
- New Yorkers want Vegas Style casinos
September 22, 2011
According to a recent poll, more than half of New Yorkers say they’ll back a Las Vegas style commercial casino in the state.The Quinnipiac University survey found 56 percent of registered voters said they're in favor of casinos "similar to those in Atlantic City and Las Vegas," with only 37...
- New York ponders commercial casinos
August 10, 2011
We’ve been talking on the tablog about how quick state governments across the United States have turned to the gambling industry to subsidize their budgets. With the poor economy, we’re seeing states that had previously never so much as whispered the word “commercial casino,” sing a different tune. As it...
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Tioga Downs to present casino proposal to regulators and community
September 8, 2015
Massachusetts lawmakers release new gambling expansion bill
August 23, 2011