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Latest NYC Casino Bid Includes a Ferris Wheel Near the UN

After more than two decades, a developer's megaproject could finally take root at the sprawling, fallow site near the United Nations headquarters in Midtown. Its latest bid: a proposal for Manhattan's first Vegas-style casino. Soloviev Group, the longtime owner of the 6.7-acre plot, said on Tuesday that it will partner with Mohegan, the casino and…
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Las Vegas Sands Eyes Casino For NY's Long Island

Move over Macau and Singapore. Las Vegas Sands is betting on Long Island, unlike other city-centric developers spending millions to win a casino license in New York. All these new proposals are focusing on corporate meeting spaces and tourism boosts to the economy to turn the odds in their favor. Las Vegas Sands is pursuing a multi-billion flagship…
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Coalition for a Better Times Square supports Caesars Palace Times Square

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Broadway stakeholders support, oppose casino bid in Times Square

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The @CaesarsEnt push for a Times Square casino development in New York, which is being undertaken alongside SL Green and Roc Nation, has gained the support of the Coalition for a Better Times Square.

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New York City is getting closer to a brand-new gaming paradise

New York, the city that never sleeps, offers many entertainment outlets to the ones visiting. You can head off to the Rockefeller center and Time Square, visit museums, watch a play at the West End, and even eat some yummy hotdogs. Yet, if you want to gamble in New York City, you must wait a couple of months. We only recently woke up to the news…
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New York Senator Wants Casinos To Be Licensed In 2023

This year, a New York politician wants to legalize complete casinos near New York City. Sen. Joseph Addabbo, a Democrat from Queens, said that he doesn't wish the licensing procedure for three casinos in the metro region that are designed to resemble Las Vegas to "linger." Addabbo chairs the state Senate's Committee on Racing, Gaming, and…
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High rollers vie for New York casino in Times Square

But the real estate honchos promising pomp and circumstance - namely, Related Companies at Hudson Yards and SL Green in Times Square - have to overcome something their money can't buy: A handful of local politicians who not only don't care about the flashy proposals, but are turned off by Manhattan's years-long transformation into a playground for…
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Saks Fifth Avenue Takes a Gamble on NYC Casino

Saks Fifth Avenue is feeling lucky. The iconic New York City department store, which opened its doors on September 15, 1924, is looking to get into the casino business. Hudson's Bay Company, the owner of the Saks Fifth Avenue department store chain, said it would bid with the state to convert the top three floors of its flagship store in Midtown…
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Mets owner Steve Cohen seeks Queens input while eyeing casino bid

Mets owner Steve Cohen wants input from locals in Queens about the future of the property around Citi Field as he eyes submitting a bid to open a casino near the stadium. Cohen announced Monday he'll be hosting a Jan. 7 public "visioning session" at Citi Field in Flushing to discuss ideas to "re-imagine space" around the ballpark. "For months, we…
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Las Vegas Sands pursues a downstate casino license at old Nassau Coliseum site

Las Vegas Sands, the resort company and casino, announced Thursday that it will pursue a license to operate an entertainment destination and casino on the property of the former Nassau County Coliseum in Uniondale. Sands Corp. is vying for one of from the New York State Gaming Commission, which applications opened for last week. Former Governor…
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Las Vegas Sands pursues a downstate casino license at old Nassau Coliseum site
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Saks unveils stylish plan for casino at Fifth Avenue store

Saks Fifth Avenue finally tipped its hand, confirming plans to bid for a casino license on the top floors of its flagship store on Fifth Avenue. The luxury department store between East 49th and East 50th streets, next to St. Patrick's Cathedral, released exclusive images to The Post for a casino that will bring high rollers to the home of high…
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Saks Fifth Avenue Owner Unveils Plan for Casino at NYC Store

The race to build New York's first full-service casino is going upscale. Hudson's Bay Company, the owner of the Saks Fifth Avenue department store chain, said it would bid with the state to convert the top three floors of its flagship store in Midtown Manhattan into a Monte Carlo-style casino. The project is one in a growing list of bids to secure…
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Las Vegas Sands Corp. to build Long Island casino resort

Las Vegas Sands Corp. is proposing to build a multibillion-dollar resort on Long Island, New York, as part of a bid for one of three downstate New York casino licenses. Las Vegas Sands said Thursday it has entered into agreements to purchase the long-term lease of the site that's currently home to the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The…
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New York Senator Wants Big Apple Casinos Licensed This Year

A New York lawmaker is pushing for full casinos to be licensed in the New York City area this year. Sen. Joseph Addabbo, D-Queens, told Gambling.com he doesn't want the licensing process for three Las Vegas-style casinos in the metropolitan area to "linger." Addabbo is chairman of the state Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering. Any delay…
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New York Senator Wants Big Apple Casinos Licensed This Year
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Las Vegas Sands plans to lease Nassau Coliseum for multibillion-dollar flagship casino

News 12 Long Island has learned that Las Vegas Sands is looking to develop a multibillion-dollar flagship hospitality, entertainment and casino project at Nassau Coliseum.The decision to pursue the development comes after the recent release of the New York State Gaming Commission's request for application for three downstate New York gaming…
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Sands joins downstate NY casino race with multi-billion dollar Long Island bid

Las Vegas Sands announced Thursday it will bid for a multi-billion dollar casino at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum site on Long Island, New York. The company's move to pursue an opportunity in the Empire State follows a New York Gaming Facility Location Board vote earlier this month that opened up the application process for three downstate…
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Las Vegas Sands proposes multibillion dollar project on Nassau Coliseum site

Las Vegas Sands, the casino and resort company, has submitted a bid to build a privately-funded, multibillion dollar tourism destination on the site of the Nassau Coliseum, after striking a deal to become the new tenants on the county-owned property, officials confirmed to Newsday. Officials with knowledge of the proposal, which would include a…
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No Mention From Governor, But New York Casino Process Moving Along

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul spoke for nearly an hour during her State of the State Address Tuesday, mentioning sweeping, expensive proposals for mental health, housing, inflation, security, and energy policies before mentioning that those ideas were just the "tip of the iceberg" of what she'd like to accomplish. "I know most of you cannot wait to…
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Steve Cohen Meets With Locals to Discuss Casino Plans

New York Mets team owner Steve Cohen met with more than 500 Queen residents last Saturday to solicit inputs on how to best develop the area around CitiField, including the possibility of bringing a casino to the Willets Point property. Cohen and the local community members talked about how to turn the long-dormant property into an all-weather and…
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Steve Cohen Meets With Locals to Discuss Casino Plans
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Jay-Z Joins Bid For Caesars Palace Times Square Casino

Jay-Z's Roc Nation has joined SL Green and Caesars Entertainment in the proposal to build a casino in Times Square. TimeOut has reported that the music mogul's company has added their support for the potential casino would be called Caesars Palace Times Square and would be located at 1515 Broadway, in the same building complex as the Minskoff…
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Senator Addabbo Talks about New York’s Three Newly Planned Casinos

The New York Gaming Facility Location Board officially opened the process for three new full casino licenses. Several companies have already expressed interest in opening venues in prime locations, so competition is already heating up. Long-time gambling proponent Sen. Joseph Addabbo used the opportunity to discuss the process and share his…
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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Wants in on Times Square Casino Action

It looks like SL Green and Caesars Entertainment have received a boost in their pursuit of a commercial casino in Times Square, New York City. The two have now partnered up with Roc Nation, which is an entertainment agency founded by popular hip-hop artist and producer Jay-Z. The trio will now certainly form a strong case when bidding for a casino…
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Sen. Joseph Addabbo talks about casinos coming to NYC

New York is officially accepting applications for three new casinos, which would include live table games and slot machines. The state's Gaming Facility Location Board voted earlier this week to open the process. The board will also review applications based on three main factors: job creation, how much revenue it can bring in and the impact it…
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New York State to Accept Gambling Companies’ Applications for Full-Scale Casino with $500-Million License Fee

On January 3rd, 2023, New York officials confirmed that the state's bid to hand out three operating permits for full-scale casinos will go as planned after they unanimously approved the beginning of the formal application process for gambling companies. Each of the licenses will cost at least $500 million. The Gaming Facility Location Board had a…
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New York's iGaming regulator is charging a $500 million fee for city casino license

Once licensed to operate any of New York state's three casinos, the operators are required to pay the state at least a $500 million fee for the gambling license, under new rules authorized by the state's site committee announced Tuesday. Request for applications: The filling was revealed by the New York Gaming Board, known as New York's iGaming…
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New York's iGaming regulator is charging a $500 million fee for city casino license
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NY officially opens applications to build 3 new casinos

New York has officially begun to accept applications for three new full-fledged casinos. The state's Gaming Facility Location Board voted Tuesday to open the application process for the casinos, which would include live table games in addition to slot machines. The board said it will review each application and decide on the locations based on…
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New York City could be getting a casino

Las Vegas has the New York, New York casino on the strip. Now New York City might be in line for a bit of Las Vegas. The state's Gaming Facility Location Board has opened up the application process for three full-fledged casinos in the state. Caesars Entertainment has already expressed interest in opening a casino in Times Square and is likely to…
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New York City could be getting a casino
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New York State officials approve rules for casino license bidding process

New York State officials have released the criteria they will use to determine how up to three new casino licenses will be awarded. The operators awarded licenses to run any of the New York City-area properties will have to pay the state at least a $500 million fee for the permits, according to the rules the New York Gaming Facility Board approved…
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New York State officials approve rules for casino license bidding process
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New York charging $500 million fee for NYC casino license

The operators awarded licenses to run any of the three New York City-area casinos will have to pay the state at least a $500 million fee for the chance at rolling the dice, according to new rules approved by a state siting board Tuesday. The New York Gaming Facility Board released the request for applications, which includes a rating system that…
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New York Casino Location Board Ready For Big Apple Applicants

The panel charged with determining where to locate New York City-area casinos issued a request for applications (RFA) on Tuesday in its first public meeting, signaling the start of the expensive, high-stakes competition for the three licenses being dangled. The Gaming Facility Location Board, part of the New York State Gaming Commission, announced…
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Slot machines over Broadway: Caesars Entertainment the latest to bet on NYC casino license

In a few years, the unlimited soup, salad and breadsticks at the Olive Garden might not be the only jackpot that awaits tourists heading to New York City's Times Square. Developer SL Green Corporation and Caesars Entertainment - owner of casino resort brands like Caesars Palace and Harrah's - want to put a casino in a skyscraper at 1515 Broadway in…
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Stefan Soloviev Eyes Downstate Casino License in NY

Yet another candidate has emerged who is interested in joining the New York State's casino industry, and his name is Stefan Soloviev. The real estate developer has expressed interest in one of the three available downstate casino licenses and has allegedly already started discussions with Las Vegas brands to potentially develop one south of the…
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Where’s the Best Place to Build a Casino in New York City?

Two public development projects are in the works that will indelibly change the character of New York City. Both are fraught with political and economic risks, and both will strike a nerve with many New Yorkers. The first is the closing of the notorious Rikers Island jail complex. The city's plan, which includes relocating the incarcerated…
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Where’s the Best Place to Build a Casino in New York City?
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Gov. Kathy Hochul weighs bill to let criminals work in New York casinos

Gov. Kathy Hochul has a piece of legislation sitting on her desk that would allow casino operators to hire a diverse range of convicted felons - from drug peddlers to killers. The measure was sent on Tuesday to the governor for her signature or veto after passing the state Senate and Assembly by big bipartisan margins in June. Current law bars…
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Gov. Kathy Hochul weighs bill to let criminals work in New York casinos
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A Deeper Look At New York's Powerful Casino Location Board

Investor and restaurateur Ken Sturm has been doing business in Times Square for more than three decades. The owner of Bacall's Steakhouse on West 44th Street and the world-famous Ellen's Stardust Diner (named after his mother) on Broadway and 52nd Street, Sturm has seen what the pandemic has done to the heart of Manhattan. He thinks it's time the…
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A Deeper Look At New York's Powerful Casino Location Board
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Hard Rock, eyeing casino license, put chips behind Hochul

An executive from Seminole Hard Rock casino reportedly sent a brazen "pay to play" email solicitation urging associates to put their chips behind Kathy Hochul's campaign to be elected governor - as the firm makes an aggressive push to win a license to operate a gambling parlor in New York City. "Team, as we prepare for the final stretch of our…
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In the cards: Empire City Casino GM discusses expansion plans if it acquires coveted gaming license

The future of New York's gambling sector could soon start to take shape, as the state Gaming Commission is expected to formally release applications for three full-scale gaming licenses downstate.It's a decision that could have a dramatic impact on the Yonkers economy if MGM receives one of the coveted licenses for Empire City Casino.Ed Domingo,…
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Times Square May Get One of the Few Spectacles It Lacks: A Casino

Times Square, New York City's famed Crossroads of the World, could hardly be considered lacking. It has dozens of Broadway theaters, swarms of tourists, costumed characters and noisy traffic, all jostling for space with office workers who toil in the area. Now one of the city's biggest commercial developers is pitching something that Times Square…
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Blackjack On Broadway: Caesars Palace Casino May Come To Times Square

Caesars Entertainment unveiled plans Thursday to develop a massive casino resort on Broadway in the heart of Times Square amid the already bright and boisterous neighborhood, as the highly lucrative battle to bring gambling to Manhattan heats up. Caesars Palace Times Square would be located at 1515 Broadway- once home to MTV's famous Times Square…
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Casino State of Mind: Jay-Z Joins SL Green Bid

You can't knock the hustle of SL Green Realty and Caesars Entertainment. The companies behind the Times Square casino bid at 1515 Broadway brought in rapper and business mogul Jay-Z to add to their effort to win one of the few licenses soon to be available, the New York Post first reported. Roc Nation, the Brooklyn native's company, announced…
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JAY-Z, Roc Nation Join Bid for Times Square Casino

It looks like Jay-Z aiming to add "casino czar" to his business portfolio. The rap mogul's full-service entertainment agency, Roc Nation, will be the official entertainment partner of SL Green and Caesars Entertainment in their bid for a new, state-of-the-art gaming facility at 1515 Broadway in Times Square, per a press release shared with…
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Jay-Z In Times Square Casino State Of Mind

Developers and casino operators are pulling out all the stops in their pursuit of one of the New York City-area casino licenses being dangled by the New York State Gaming Commission as the selection process draws closer. Brooklyn native Jay-Z and his Roc Nation entertainment agency have joined a group of investors pushing for a Las Vegas-style…
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JAY-Z might open a casino in NYC

The potential name of the project is Caesars Palace Times Square. It's still in the bidding phase but we can certainly see it become a reality: JAY Z's Roc Nation has joined SL Green and Caesars Entertainment in a proposal for a new Times Square casino. If accepted, they would build a state-of-the-art gaming facility at 1515 Broadway by Seventh…
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New York City Casino Competition Heats Up: The Details

A downstate casino license in New York seems to be the ace of spades for developers, with five groups having made their plans known to compete for only three available licenses. However, the details of each project will depend upon a request for proposals expected to be issued by the New York State Gaming Commission before Jan. 6. Until then,…
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Jay-Z joins Times Square team bidding for prized NYC casino

SL Green and Caesars Entertainment have a glam new partner in their hoped-for Times Square casino - Brooklyn-born billionaire rapper and entertainment impresario Jay-Z and his Roc Nation, Realty Check has learned. The three-way partnership, to be announced at SL Green's annual investor conference on Monday, marks a dramatic twist in the developer's…
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Jay Z Ties-up With Caesars for NYC Times Square Casino

The eleventh-hour interloper in the multi-corporation gold rush for just three downstate New York casino licenses has upped the ante by adding star power to its pitch. Jay-Z and his world famous entertainment agency, Roc Nation For their Times Square casino project, the New York Post revealed Sunday, Caesars Entertainment and New York property…
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Related Companies and Wynn to Bid for New Casino in Midtown Manhattan

One of New York City's most prolific developers on Thursday announced that it was teaming up with a Las Vegas gambling giant to bid on a casino in Midtown Manhattan. The bid by Related Companies, the developer of Hudson Yards, and Wynn Resorts represents the first publicly announced bid for one of three new casino licenses open to city…
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Do Casinos and Big Cities Mix? Some Major Real Estate Developers Think So

Thousands of miles east of Las Vegas, big-name developers are clamoring for a rare casino license in one of the most densely-populated cities in the country. A long-in-the-works set of licenses, which will cost at least $500 million each, are up for grabs in New York state, which has led to a rush of bids from companies including Manhattan's…
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A Casino Atop Saks? Lobbyists Push for Manhattan Gambling Site

A Monaco-style casino atop Saks Fifth Avenue, across the street from St. Patrick's Cathedral. A gambling den with East River views, alongside a popular wedding venue. A Hard Rock casino in the center of Times Square. In the next several days, as part of state budget negotiations, Gov. Kathy Hochul and legislative leaders may well hash out a deal…
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If New York City Gets Las Vegas-Style Casinos, What Else Will It Get?

Before too long, New Yorkers and the millions of tourists who visit the city every year may have a new way to test their luck - and part with their money - amid the bright lights and skyscrapers of Midtown Manhattan: hands of blackjack or spins of the roulette wheel inside a new casino with all the trappings of Las Vegas, down to the incessant…
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Three casino licenses approved for NYC area; here’s what we know

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- New York State's fiscal year 2023 budget has been officially signed into law, fast-tracking a possible jackpot for New York City with up to three full casino licenses on the way. The Class III licenses would allow poker and other table games, slot machines and retail sports betting. The state is still establishing the process…
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NY could net $400M if pols legalized internet casino gaming

New York State is losing an estimated $400 million in annual tax revenue by refusing to legalize gambling for internet casino games like roulette and Blackjack. The Empire State could be raking in $428 million annually if the state legislature and Gov. Kathy Hochul approved a bill permitting "iGaming" casino -style games, according to a new report…
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Saratoga Casino, Yankees owners, Cowboys, Chickasaw tribe NYC casino license

SARATOGA SPRINGS - Saratoga Casino and Raceway is joining forces with a real estate investment group, a Native American tribe, and an affiliate of the Yankees baseball team to pursue a license to open what, if awarded, would be one of three full-service casinos in the New York City area in coming years. "We haven't put anything formally into…
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The Broadway League Voices Further Opposition to Potential Times Square Casino

As BroadwayWorld, commercial developer, SL Green Realty Corporation and gambling corporation Caesars Entertainment joined a bidding war to obtain a casino license to bring a new gaming and gambling location to Times Square. The Broadway League sent a letter to its members expanding upon their strong opposition to a casino being opened in Times…
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Major Competition for NY License as Thor Equities invests $3 billion

Thor Equities, a real estate development, leasing, and management firm, has made a 3 billion dollar bid to build a new casino and entertainment venue at Coney Island, Brooklyn, with the backing of its partners Saratoga Casino Holdings, Legends and Chickasaw Nation. The race for a New York license: In 2013, New York authorities accepted casinos for…
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A casino in hectic Times Square? This theater critic says heck no.

NEW YORK - That "permanent floating crap game" that good old reliable Nathan is always trying to set up may be coming to Times Square. I'm not talking about "Guys and Dolls" - though that, coincidentally, may be in the cards, too. No, what's actually being pitched is a casino in the heart of the theater district, a serious proposal that has deeply…
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Thor Equities Rolls Out $3B Bid For New York City Casino

Commercial real estate firm Thor Equities is the latest major developer to throw its hat in the ring for a casino license. The New York-based firm announced last week it has partnered with Saratoga Casino Holdings, Legends, and the Chickasaw Nation in a bid to develop a new casino and entertainment venue within Brooklyn's famed Coney Island. The $3…
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Times Square May Finally Get a Casino

What do you get when you combine Hollywood Boulevard and Las Vegas? Something not too dissimilar to Times Square in New York. The bright lights, always'on' vibe, and milieu of sounds and smells is a cauldron of activity-and now, the race is on for a casino to be built in the heart of New York City as well. With gambling legal in metropolitan New…
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Coney Island Has a Bit of Everything. Does It Need a Casino?

The Cyclone roller coaster. The boardwalk. The famous hot dogs. Not to mention the aquarium, baseball stadium and wide expanse of ocean beach. What more could Coney Island need? In the opinion of Joseph J. Sitt, a longstanding Coney Island landlord, the answer is a beachfront casino. On Tuesday, Mr. Sitt, the chief executive of Thor Equities, will…
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Would a Casino in Times Square Work? New York Eyes Gaming Expansion to the Big Apple

We have seen it across the States of America. Areas that had never embraced gaming have moved forward with regulating online sports betting, daily fantasy sports (DFS), and even casino gaming (online poker, alas, lags far behind). Now states are beginning to eye areas of expansion for their "brick and mortar" operations, with the state of New York…
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Gov. Hochul Backs NY Casinos Amid Political Opposition

In a gubernatorial election debate, New York Governor Kathy Hochul rejected the notion of suspending the license bidding process for three downstate casinos. [Image: Shutterstock.com] In a gubernatorial debate against Republican challenger Congressman Lee Zeldin, New York Governor Kathy Huchel stuck to her guns regarding plans to bring three…
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Indy Gaming: Caesars enters NYC casino skirmish after first rejecting the idea

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Caesars bid for a Times Square casino rattles Broadway

Gambling giant Caesars bid for a casino in Times Square is sparking strong opposition from Broadway. As news of the idea for a Caesars Palace Times Square was announced, the Broadway League jumped into the debate, saying they don't see a gambling mecca as a good fit alongside the dramas and musicals that draw tourists to New York. "The addition of…
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NY Formally Includes Downstate Casinos in Budget

Gambling enthusiasts from downstate New York would be happy to learn that last week, the local government has officially included downstate casino licenses in the new budget. Lawmakers have now given the go-ahead to fast-track the issuance of the three commercial gaming licenses, which will start a bidding process from gaming companies that wish to…
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Indy Gaming: Expanded multi-state online gaming may not benefit Nevada

Good morning, and welcome to the Indy Gaming newsletter, a weekly look at gaming matters nationally and internationally and how the events tie back to Nevada. If a colleague or associate emailed this newsletter to you, please to sign up and receive your own copy of Indy Gaming in your inbox. - Howard Stutz The inclusion of Michigan into the…
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Macao travel restrictions continue to pummel Las Vegas Sands

Travel restrictions in Macao continued to drag on Las Vegas Sands Corp. earnings, but resiliency in Singapore had company officials feeling optimistic as they reported their third quarter results on Wednesday. The company reported a net loss of $239 million, 31 cents a share, on revenue of $1 billion for the quarter that ended Sept. 30. A year…
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Caesars Makes Bid for Times Square Casino in New York

Caesars Entertainment and SL Green Realty Corp. on Thursday announced a partnership bid to launch a casino inTimes Square, New York. It would be one of three downstate casinos sanctioned by the 2022 budget signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul in April. In its statement, SL Green pledged the efforts would benefit to "make visitors feel safer, improve mass…
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Major Casinos Compete For Manhattan License

New casino licenses won't be issued in New York until at least next year, but major gaming operators already are vying to open resorts in New York City. Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment is the latest to seek one of three downstate casino licenses, announcing plans this week for a casino in Times Square. Caesars is teaming with SL Green Realty…
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Where Could a Casino Be Built in New York City? What We Know

For years, casino companies have salivated over the prospect of a casino in New York City, one of the last major untapped gambling markets in the United States and a global tourist destination anchoring a metropolitan area with about 23 million residents. They may soon get what they were looking for. In April, elected officials in Albany authorized…
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Real estate and gaming giants eye new casino in Times Square

Times Square, the Crossroads of the World, might soon become the Crossroads of Craps. Two giants in real estate and gaming, SL Green and Caesars Entertainment, have announced a joint bid for a coveted once-in-a-lifetime license to build a casino in the nexus of New York City. If selected, their proposed gaming hall atop SL Green's skyscraper at…
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Caesars Entertainment Announces Plan For Times Square Casino

SL Green Realty Corp. and Caesars Entertainment on Thursday announced a partnership to redevelop 1515 Broadway as a casino in the heart of Times Square. The casino project would require winning approval from the state of New York. "Caesars Palace Times Square will not only provide billions in tax revenue to New York City and State, it will also…
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SL Green, Caesars Entertainment Propose Times Square Casino

UPDATED, Oct. 20, 2022, 11:10 a.m.: For all the times you felt like Times Square was just a little too quiet, a developer and an entertainment partner are trying to drum up support in the hopes of bringing a casino to the neighborhood. SL Green and casino monger Caesars Entertainment have teamed up to bring a shiny new Caesars Palace to 1515…
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The Big Gamble: Inside The Battle to Operate A Casino In New York City

N ew York has begun the formal process to license up to three casinos in and around the city's five boroughs. And the billionaire-backed gambling companies and real estate developers are going all in to bring one to Manhattan. Building Las Vegas-style casinos in New York City is a seismic shift in the gaming industry. The state already has four…
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Caesars partners with SL Green for Times Square casino

Caesars Entertainment said it has teamed up with property developer SL Green Realty Corp. to pursue a license for a casino in New York's Times Square. The companies said they would redevelop 1515 Broadway into a premier entertainment and gaming destination that would provide "billions in revenue" to both the city and the state. Caesars Palace Times…
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Caesars partners with SL Green for Times Square casino
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Caesars Reportedly Throws Hat Back Into NYC Casino Ring

Caesars Entertainment is reportedly partnering with SL Green to submit a bid to build a casino in Times Square. [Image: Shutterstock.com] Caesars Entertainment is reportedly partnering with SL Green to submit a bid to build a casino in Times Square. It looks like Caesars Entertainment is reversing a previous decision to back out of the New York…
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Caesars Reportedly Throws Hat Back Into NYC Casino Ring
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Is a Staten Island casino in our future? BP Fossella proposes NY Wheel site

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Borough President Vito Fossella wants the New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC) and interested developers to "roll the dice" and consider building a casino on Staten Island. Fossella held a press conference on Monday to propose Staten Island be among locations in consideration for one of the three Class III licenses up for…
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Is a Staten Island casino in our future? BP Fossella proposes NY Wheel site
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A Midtown casino? Don’t press your luck

A proposal emerged this month to put a casino in Midtown Manhattan, at Hudson Yards. Expect the promoters and politicians they support to make economic and jobs claims that sound too good to be true, following a script of 30 years of self-interested casino campaigns across America. My latest research finds little evidence that casinos boost their…
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A Midtown casino? Don’t press your luck
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How will New York City casinos affect Wind Creek Bethlehem?

It's not an uncommon sight at Wind Creek Bethlehem - bus loads of tourists from the New York City area disembark for a day of gambling and dining at the casino in the city's South Side. The parking lot normally contains dozens of cars with New York and New Jersey license plates, owing to the fact that Wind Creek, located about 85 miles west of…
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How will New York City casinos affect Wind Creek Bethlehem?
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Proposed casino at Hudson Yards would face political hurdles

The Related Companies announced this earlier week its plans to team up with casino giant Wynn Resorts to bid for one of three downstate casino licenses. The proposal to build a casino at the Hudson Yards development on Manhattan's west side has its advantages. There's plenty of room to build it on the currently undeveloped western portion of the…
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Proposed casino at Hudson Yards would face political hurdles
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Related Partners, Wynn Resorts to Bid for Hudson Yards Casino

Related Companies announced Thursday it will be partnering with Wynn Resorts in the first publicly announced bid for one of three new casino licenses open to city developers, the New York Times first reported. The casino would be located next to the Javits Center on the undeveloped western side of Hudson Yards, the mega-development by Stephen Ross'…
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Related Partners, Wynn Resorts to Bid for Hudson Yards Casino
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Why Manhattan Needs an All-Star Casino

There are many states in the US where casino gaming is legal. There are over 1000 casinos scattered across the country, with Las Vegas being the most obvious destination. However, casinos are available in several other states besides Nevada, including New Jersey, California, Oklahoma, Washington, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, and Pennsylvania.…
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Why Manhattan Needs an All-Star Casino
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Limited-edition NFTs unlock access to crypto casinos

Casinos and iGaming are coming to Web3. Degenverse offers exclusive passes that serve as an entry point to its ecosystem - not to mention a portfolio of casinos that offer an immersive experience. According to the team members, few projects have focused on the exciting iGaming niche, let alone casinos and online betting. And while some online…
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Limited-edition NFTs unlock access to crypto casinos
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Mets’ casino gamble could crap out in parking lot

EDITORS' NOTE: The location of CitiField, home of the Nets, was solicited by Robert Moses, the architect famous for car-centric urban development and design around the New York metropolitan area and contiguous states. Since the last midcentury and post-war fruition of personal automobiles - quintessential to the suburban lifestyle - the Queens…
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Mets’ casino gamble could crap out in parking lot
New York Post

Mets owner Steve Cohen looking to open NYC casino

He's swinging for the fences - and hoping for a jackpot. While his Mets look to shore up their ranks ahead of the trade deadline, owner Steve Cohen is at the same time angling to secure one of the three downstate commercial casino licenses, dispatching close associates to cozy up to Mayor Eric Adams and Queens officials. Sources told The Post that…
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Mets owner Steve Cohen looking to open NYC casino
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NYC developers eyeing casinos for Hudson Yards, Times Square, Willets Point, Coney Island

New York City developers and gaming operators are putting their chips on the table in a frenzied bid for the right to open local casinos, including in Times Square and Hudson Yards, The Post has learned. Some of the other sites being eyed are Willets Point near the Mets Citi Field ballpark in Queens and Brooklyn's Coney Island, according to sources…
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NYC developers eyeing casinos for Hudson Yards, Times Square, Willets Point, Coney Island
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Las Vegas Travel Guide and Tips for First-Timers

On your inaugural trip to the skanky desert jewel of the U.S.A, expect to adore it-especially if you, like us, are predisposed to recklessness with dice, staying out until daylight, "doubling down" as a concept, and generally loving anything super-deluxe. A few months ago, VICE staff descended on Vegas tasked with writing a travel guide for the…
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Sahara energizes showroom with Reckless in Las Vegas

Artistic and architectural visions are taking hold at Sahara Las Vegas. The retro-rock outfit Reckless in Vegas has rolled into Sahara Theater for a six-month engagement. Then the theater is due for a major renovation next year. It's convenient that the new headlining act produces an old-Vegas sound with a contemporary spin. Vegas native Michael…
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Sahara energizes showroom with Reckless in Las Vegas
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Imagine Dragons latest music video set on Las Vegas strip

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)- GRAMMY winning, multi-platinum band Imagine Dragons pays homage to their hometown, Las Vegas, with their blood pumping music video for their new single "Sharks". Imagine Dragons introduced "Sharks" to audiences worldwide with a red-carpet premiere event while on tour this week in Europe. The band shared the video with a global…
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Imagine Dragons latest music video set on Las Vegas strip
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The Hard Work Of Developing The Hard Rock

BACK ON THE STRIP: A rendering of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino planned for the Las Vegas Strip, which will convert the Mirage Hotel and Casino. (Courtesy Hard Rock International) It's no exaggeration to say that Hard Rock International has Disney-esque aspirations, not just when it comes to customer service, but also its place in the live…
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The Hard Work Of Developing The Hard Rock
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Caesars taps Whiting-Turner for $500M Virginia casino

Site work on the project has begun, with a goal of opening in the second half of 2023. The new casino will include, according to the release: A World Series of Poker room. 40000 square feet of meeting and convention space. An entertainment venue that can hold 2500 guests. Restaurants and bars. A spa. A pool. A fitness center. The project follows…
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Caesars taps Whiting-Turner for $500M Virginia casino
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Times Square Plots Its Comeback, and It Looks Like Las Vegas

New York City's Times Square is looking to rebound from its worst economic crisis by becoming more like Las Vegas. Investors and developers are doubling down on tourism and entertainment venues while Times Square's during the day. A new hotel with an outdoor pool overlooking the theater district has been opening in stages since last year, while…
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Times Square Plots Its Comeback, and It Looks Like Las Vegas
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New York casino licenses spur interest from local companies, Strip operators

Several Las Vegas resort companies are expected to vie for a license to open a casino in or near New York City. When New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and state legislative leaders fast-tracked the licensing of new casinos last week, they revived interest in the state's expansion of casino gambling in one of the most densely populated areas in the…
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New York casino licenses spur interest from local companies, Strip operators
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New York budget deal calls for three NYC-area casinos

The New York City area could get as many as three new casinos as a result of the new budget deal reached by Gov. Kathy Hochul and state legislative leaders on Thursday. The budget still needs to be voted on by the full Legislature. The decision, which was part of the state's overall funding package, moved up the date of a 2013 voter-approved…
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New York budget deal calls for three NYC-area casinos
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Saks Fifth Avenue Casino? State Looks to Fast-Track Gaming Licenses for NYC

Will NYC become the next Sin City? It's a possibility, if lawmakers in Albany decide to roll the dice. Gov. Kathy Hochul and state legislators may place their bets on a deal to fast-track gaming licenses for three full-fledged downstate casinos as part of New York's budget - and Mayor Eric Adams wants New York City to get at least two of the three…
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Saks Fifth Avenue Casino? State Looks to Fast-Track Gaming Licenses for NYC
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Hochul could FAST TRACK state approval for three new casinos within days, including in Manhattan

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul appears poised to continue to splash the cash on big projects in the Empire State's budget, with the possibility of three new casino licenses - including one catering to the wealthy in the heart of Manhattan. The governor and the leaders of the Democrat-controlled State Senate and Assembly are expected to hammer out a…
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Hochul could FAST TRACK state approval for three new casinos within days, including in Manhattan
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The Best Museums in Las Vegas

When you think of Las Vegas, your first thought is "academic rigor." Scholars the world over have come to Vegas to expand their minds and double check their footnotes. Just kidding, most people come to Las Vegas to turn their brains off. However, that doesn't mean the discerning geek is without options for informative, experiential fun. Las Vegas…
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The Best Museums in Las Vegas
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Top three travel destinations for gamblers

Though online casinos are becoming more and more popular, there is something different about walking into a physical casino that can't be gotten online. There is something unique about it. The glamor, vendors, and the whole ambiance combine to provide an unforgettable experience. This is also not to ignore that you get to stare into the eyes of…
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Hard Rock Identifies Three Sites for $2bn NY City Casino

Already an iconic New York City fixure via its Times Square operation (pictured), Hard Rock International has announced it has identified three potentials sites to build a $2bn casino in downstate NY. [Image: Shutterstock.com] Hard Rock International - a contender for one of only three available licenses for a downstate New York City casino - has…
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Hard Rock Identifies Three Sites for $2bn NY City Casino
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Hard Rock has 3 potential sites for a New York City casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Hard Rock, the global gambling, hospitality and entertainment company, has three potential sites on which it could build a casino in New York City, its chairperson said Thursday. The company, owned by Florida's Seminole tribe, will open a new $400 million to $500 million hotel in Manhattan in April, and has long operated…
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