Hochul accused of rigging NY casino license plan in favor of politically-connected slot parlors
Critics say the language in the budget language favors the racinos. The racino owners have political benefactors pushing their case for a full casino license. Hochul's office insists she wasn't rigging the bidding process. The bidding and selection process for the new casino licenses will be made by a state-siting board overseen by the Hachul-controlled state Gaming Commission. Genting-NY is in a district of Senate Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee chairman Joseph Addabbo. Add abbo claims credit for having Hchul insert language into thebudget to aid the Aqueduct slots parlor.
Hochul accused of rigging NY casino license plan in favor of politically-connected slot parlors.