Tag Archives: new york gaming commission
- Player dissed by lottery ticket message
May 8, 2015
New York lottery officials say a disrespectful message on a player’s scratch ticket was a freak accident but the player is far from convinced. A few weeks back, Nick Lynough, a 22-year-old college student from Elmira, New York, purchased a $5 Wheel of Fortune scratch ticket from a machine in...
- New York opens bidding for Southern Tier casino; Stockton University’s plan to turn Showboat into campus in trouble
March 25, 2015
The New York Gaming Commission has opened bidding to any operator looking to score a casino license in the Southern Tier. Applications are due in July but so far only Tioga Downs, a harness racing track and electronic gambling facility based in Nichols, New York, has announced plans to bid for the license....
- Gov. Cuomo asks to reopen bidding for the fourth casino license in NY
December 29, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo urges the state Gaming Commission to reopen bidding for a casino in the Southern Tier, saying the area would benefit from the development. The governor, who has said he has no role in the approval process, sent a letter Friday to the State Gaming Commission asking that...
- Genting touts New York casino proposal; Resorts World Bimini struggling
September 12, 2014
Genting Americas unveiled its casino proposals before the New York Gaming Commission earlier this week. During its presentation, the company identified two possible locations for its casinos, including a $1.5 billion proposal in Tuxedo, Orange County and a smaller proposal in Montgomery, Orange County. Genting identified Sterling Forest in Tuxedo...
- Mark Gearan named chair of New York State Gaming Commission
March 11, 2014
The New York State Gaming Commission is beginning to take shape and the most important position in the office has now been filled after the state Senate unanimously confirmed the appointment of Mark D. Gearan as chair of the commission. Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the announcement, putting Gearan as the...
8 Chinese Gambling Superstitions
March 12, 2014
Macau night spots to hit when you’re not gambling
April 2, 2014
New York’s online poker fate won’t be known until June
March 21, 2017