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Online Ticket Hits $625K Jackpot in Hudson County

TRENTON, NJ - A Jersey Cash 5 ticket has won a massive $625210 in Thursday night's drawing. The jackpot-winning ticket matched all five numbers: 12, 23, 32, 37, and 38, with an XTRA number of 02. The lucky ticket was purchased at Lotto.com, 111 Town Square Place in Jersey City, Hudson County. The retailer who sold the winning ticket will receive a…
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Las Vegas Sands eyes Nassau Coliseum site for new casino

There's a new entry in New York's high-stakes competition for one of three downstate casino licenses. Las Vegas Sands is looking to set up a multibillion-dollar casino at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum site on Long Island. The gaming juggernaut is the latest entry into the fray, joining about half a dozen other firms since Albany said it…
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The race is on to build a casino in New York City

New York state has a ban on new casinos until 2023, but Gov. Kathy Hochul wants to end that moratorium this year, allowing up to three casinos to open downstate. And already nine gambling giants are eager to bid on the contracts and are likely to offer grandiose plans for casinos, hotels and entertainment venues to boost their proposals. Some are…
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The race is on to build a casino in New York City
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Indy Gaming: Judge says New York county erred in leasing site for Sands’ proposed $5B resort

An analyst said the decision is the least of the problems troubling the state's slow process to approve New York City-area casinos. 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,…
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F1 Las Vegas 2023: A Quick Spin Round the Casino Capital

Here at PokerNews, we're super excited about the F1 circus rolling into Las Vegas - a city we know all too well. Unfortunately, while competitive racing at the top of the grid is not anticipated - with three-time world champion Max Verstappen expected to record another facile victory - there is massive excitement about motorsports premier…
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F1 Las Vegas 2023: A Quick Spin Round the Casino Capital
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Cyber attacks hit NY state casino operation, two Hudson Valley hospitals

New York state's casino operation and two hospitals were hit with cyber attacks over the weekend, officials said. The state Gaming Commission confirmed that its central operating system serving the state's slot parlors was impacted by a cybersecurity attack - forcing the closure of Jake 58 casino in Islandia, Suffolk County, for several days. "On…
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Cyber attacks hit NY state casino operation, two Hudson Valley hospitals
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Las Vegas-style casinos 'not a sure bet' for government finances, state audit says

Las Vegas-style casinos in New York are "not a sure bet" for local government coffers, according to a state comptroller's report that says none of the four upstate met gross revenue projections in recent years. The 19-page audit, released Thursday by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, found the casinos distributed a total $176 million to local…
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Las Vegas-style casinos 'not a sure bet' for government finances, state audit says
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Competition Heats Up For Downstate New York Casino Licenses

A prominent New York real estate developer has joined the list of those seeking a license to operate a commercial casino in downstate New York. Larry Silverstein, chairman of Silverstein Properties, is seeking to build a casino in Manhattan about four blocks west of Times Square at 11th Avenue and 41st Street, according to the New York Times. The…
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NY Blood Center Hits The Jackpot With Empire City Casino Blood Drive

YONKERS, NY - While the gaming floor at Empire City Casino has seen its share of potentially life-changing payouts in recent months, more recently, the Hudson Valley institution was home to a potentially life-saving event. Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts recently teamed up again with the New York Blood Center to host a community blood drive at…
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Casino stakes high for Hempstead Town

But a small change tucked into the voluminous state budget could mean a massive multimillion-dollar windfall for the Town of Hempstead - if officials play their cards right. The change comes in how casino-related revenue will be divided up for municipalities outside of New York City. Previously, the formula worked so that the host county would…
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Mohegan seeking to boost NY casino bid odds by pledging local businesses support

Mohegan is seeking to boost its odds of securing one of New York's three commercial casino licenses to be made available for the downstate region. The company is pledging to support local small businesses and already signing up loyalty program partners in the Big Apple. The gaming and hospitality firm, controlled by the Mohegan Tribe in…
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Las Vegas Sands strikes Coliseum lease agreement for $4B casino resort

Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman and Las Vegas Sands CEO Robert Goldstein on Wednesday announced an agreement that would give the company control of the Coliseum property in Uniondale for the next 99 years - a key step toward developing a $4 billion casino resort in the heart of the county. If the lease agreement is approved by the county…
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Nassau County strikes deal with Las Vegas Sands to bring casino to area

NASSAU COUNTY, Long Island (WABC) -- Nassau County reached a lease agreement with Las Vegas Sands that gives them control over the Nassau Coliseum site. The county will get a lump sum payment, as well as annual revenues to the county and the Town of Hempstead and surrounding communities exceeding $100 million per year. "And we believe that will…
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It's a mathematical fact that when you play a slot machine betting less than max coins per play for a particular game, you're not taking full advantage of the machine's programmed long-term payback percentage. Every slot machine game is governed by what is known as a PAR (Probability and Accounting Report) sheet. It is proprietary information…
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GOP gambling bill: 5 upstate casinos, LI OTB video slots

Countering a proposal by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Republicans put their weight behind a bill to authorize up to five new upstate casinos over the next four years and video slot machines at off-track betting facilities on Long Island. The GOP's proposal, outlined in a bill unveiled Thursday, puts Long Island in play as lawmakers try to agree on…
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Dozens Of Local Charities Hit The Jackpot At Empire City Casino

YONKERS, NY - There is a lot of fanfare when a winner hits a big payout at Empire City Casino, but arguably the most important payouts from the Hudson Valley institution benefit those who never set foot on the gaming floor. Support continues for Bronx and Westchester communities through Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives focusing on public…
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Dozens Of Local Charities Hit The Jackpot At Empire City Casino
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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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New York Senator Wants Casinos To Be Licensed In 2023
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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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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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New York moves toward Downstate casino licenses by appointing first siting board members

New York gambling regulators took Monday a step forward toward the proposed casino expansion for the New York City metropolitan area by naming officials to a board set to oversee siting for the projects. The Gaming Commission named former New York City Housing Commissioner Vicki Been, New York Women's Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Quenia…
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Lucky Winner: Westchester County Man Wins $925K Jackpot At Casino

A lucky Westchester County man has won the largest jackpot of the year at a popular casino in the county. Walter from Yonkers, who did not release his last name, won a $925488 jackpot at Empire City Casino after betting $20 on the IGT Wheel of Fortune Triple Stars slot machine, according to an announcement by the casino from Tuesday, Nov. 15. The…
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Las Vegas Sands looking at Long Island sites for casino

One of the world's largest gambling businesses, Las Vegas Sands Corp., is looking to build a casino on Long Island at the suggestion of its senior vice president David A. Paterson, a former New York governor. "We don't know where the location is at this point," Paterson said in a Newsday interview on Thursday. "But I'm the one who suggested that…
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Lucky Winner: Man Wins $925K Jackpot At Hudson Valley Casino

A lucky Westchester County man has won the largest jackpot of the year at a popular casino in the county. Walter from Yonkers, who did not release his last name, won a $925488 jackpot at Empire City Casino after betting $20 on the IGT Wheel of Fortune Triple Stars slot machine, according to an announcement by the casino from Tuesday, Nov. 15. The…
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Lucky Winner: Man Wins $925K Jackpot At Casino In Region

A lucky Westchester County man has won the largest jackpot of the year at a popular casino in the county. Walter from Yonkers, who did not release his last name, won a $925488 jackpot at Empire City Casino after betting $20 on the IGT Wheel of Fortune Triple Stars slot machine, according to an announcement by the casino from Tuesday, Nov. 15. The…
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Lucky Winner: Yonkers Man Wins $925K Jackpot At Empire City Casino

A lucky Westchester County man has won the largest jackpot of the year at a popular casino in the county. Walter from Yonkers, who did not release his last name, won a $925488 jackpot at Empire City Casino after betting $20 on the IGT Wheel of Fortune Triple Stars slot machine, according to an announcement by the casino from Tuesday, Nov. 15. The…
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White Plains resident hits more than $585K at Empire City Casino

One very large stocking stuffer came a White Plains resident's way as Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts announced its second largest jackpot of the year a few days before Christmas and New Year's. White Plains Resident James S. recently hit the $585532.38 jackpot with a $20 bet over the weekend on the IGT Wheel of Fortune Triple Stars slot machine,…
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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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Caesars bid for a Times Square casino rattles Broadway
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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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Empire City Casino Announces Annual Legislative Pace

Just recently, Empire City Casino announced an official date for this year's running of the annual Legislative Pace for local lawmakers. The highly anticipated race will be held on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at the casino's adjacent Yonkers Raceway, which will see local senators and assembly members compete for the crown of the friendly…
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Empire City Casino Announces Annual Legislative Pace
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Empire City Casino Aids Local Non-profits

Last week, Yonkers' Empire City Casino once again proved its social responsibility toward the local economy. The MGM Resorts' casino donated over US$102000 to eight local non-profit organizations via its employee and guest-funded Community Grants Program. And some of the recipients include Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of NY, Greyston…
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High stakes are involved in the bid for three New York City-area casinos but it will take a while

SARATOGA SPRINGS - The New York City area will without a doubt have three new casinos, but don't bet on all three opening anytime soon. While the law allowing non-Indian commercial casinos technically allows these downstate gambling facilities to open next year, the process for approval is so involved and tortuous that former Gov. David Paterson…
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High stakes are involved in the bid for three New York City-area casinos but it will take a while
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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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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 Strip Casino Operators Eye Something New (and It's Huge)

Gambling used to be unique to Las Vegas and Atlantic City. That made those two cities very special destinations and gave enormous power to the companies that held gaming licenses in those locations. Now, between the rise of casinos on Native American tribal land, some of which are operated by Caesars Entertainment (CZR) - Get Caesars Entertainment…
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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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Staten Island hasn’t been ruled out as NYC site for a casino

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- There's only one Sin City, but could New York City be the next "America's Playground"? According to "realistically optimistic" state legislators, New York may be poised to give Atlantic City a run for its money. The state's fiscal year 2023 budget, which is nearly a week overdue, could include three casino licenses for the…
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N.Y. budget fast-tracks process for licensing downstate casinos

ALBANY - It's a sure bet that New York will soon be home to at least one Las Vegas-style casino. New York's Democrat-controlled Legislature approved a $220 billion state budget on Saturday that will open a competitive bidding process this year for a trio downstate casino licenses. The licenses will go for a minimum of $500 million each and while…
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N.Y. budget fast-tracks process for licensing downstate casinos
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NYC on track to get at least one casino license as Adams guns for two

The state Legislature is on track to award at least one full-blown casino license to a gambling operator in the city as part of this year's budget, a key lawmaker involved in negotiations said Thursday. Queens State Sen. Joe Addabbo, who chairs his chamber's Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee, told the Daily News that negotiators have agreed to…
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NYC on track to get at least one casino license as Adams guns for two
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Atlantic City Casino Executives Too Rosy On New York Casino Threat?

A Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce forum Friday brought together four of the city's top casino executives, and there was agreement that New York state is likely to approve up to three casino licenses in the greater New York City region almost as soon as a seven-year moratorium expires in December. But there also was consensus on something…
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Hochul seeking to speed casino licensing with eye on downstate

ALBANY - Gov. Kathy Hochul is looking to speed the process that could open three casinos in New York City, on Long Island or in Westchester or Rockland counties in a proposal that already has strong support in the State Legislature. The gaming industry has long clamored for full-fledged casinos in the huge metropolitan market. For years, the state…
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Paris Las Vegas is about to be stacked with celebrity restaurants

Thanks to its striking monuments and imagery at center Strip, Paris Las Vegas will probably always be best known as a prominent product of its era, the themed casino boom of the 1990s. Tourist magnets Mon Ami Gabi and the Eiffel Tower Restaurant have defined its dining portfolio, though Gordon Ramsay made a significant impact with his first Strip…
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Paris Las Vegas is about to be stacked with celebrity restaurants
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NY Lawmakers Call for Issue of Casino Licenses

Several lawmakers from New York State, have voiced their wish for the state to accelerate the process of issuing downstate casino licenses. The officials, who have been backed by local casino workers and labor unions, want to see, the state awarding the three available commercial gaming licenses sometime this year in the NYC region this…
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NY Lawmakers Call for Issue of Casino Licenses
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Japanese gaming giant and LV Sands Alum want flying cars and a Manhattan crypto floor casino

A three billion dollar casino of the future proposal is expected to land on regulators desks in New York before the end of the week. Jason Ader, a former board member of Las Vegas Sands and UE Resorts International are expected to submit a proposal for a casino resort on Friday under the working name, Mirai, which means "future" in Japanese. The…
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Lawmakers are pushing for casino licenses in NYC region

Now's the time to roll the dice on the Big Apple, casino proponents say. Key lawmakers, backed by the powerful hotel and casino workers union, are pushing Gov. Kathy Hochul and the state Legislature to take action this year to award up to three casino licenses in the New York City region. The move comes after the New York State Gaming Commission…
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Gambling giants eye New York City-area casinos. Here's who's interested

Empire City Casino reopensEmpire CityCasino in Yonkers reopened Sept. 21, 2020 after being closed since March due to the coronavirus shutdown. ALBANY - Some of the nation's largest casino operators submitted preliminary details early this month in a bid to win three lucrative gambling licenses in New York City and its suburbs. The request for…
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Westchester Man Wins More Than $585K At Empire City Casino

WHITE PLAINS, NY - A Westchester resident saw Christmas come early while he was playing a slot machine at Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts in Yonkers. White Plains resident James S. recently hit the $585532.38 jackpot with a $20 bet on the IGT Wheel of Fortune Triple Stars slot machine. James S. did not authorize the release of his full name,…
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Westchester Man Wins More Than $585K At Empire City Casino
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Adrienne Adams supports casino expansion at Aqueduct Racetrack

The next City Council speaker wants to roll the dice. Queens Councilwoman Adrienne Adams - who secured the votes needed to become the leader of the 51-member legislative body in 2022 - is lobbying the state to award a casino license on her home turf at Aqueduct Racetrack in South Ozone Park. She sent a Dec. 8 letter to Gaming Commission officials…
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Rush Street, Wynn, LVS Confirm Interest in NYC Casino

More than seven giants of the US gambling industry, including Rush Street Gaming, Wynn Resorts, and Las Vegas Sands (LVS), have now officially expressed their interest in a New York-area casino license. On Wednesday, Capitol Pressroom podcast host David Lombardo shared news of Rush Street officially expressing interest in acquiring one of three New…
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Okada Manila parent to bid for New York casino license

The new parent company of Philippines integrated resort Okada Manila has revealed plans to take part in the New York State Gaming Commission's requests for information (RFI), with a view to bidding for one of three New York casino licenses. Okada Manila International Inc, a subsidiary of Japan gaming giant Universal Entertainment Corp, will become…
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Empire City Casino Boasts Significant Local Contribution

This year Empire City Casino celebrates its 15 years anniversary since it first opened its doors for eager gamblers back in October 2006. During its premium gaming operations, the Yonkers-based casino has managed to accumulate over US$4 billion for New York State education, with more than US$1.3 billion being generated over the last five years. The…
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‘Little Atlantic City’: Pushes continue for full-scale casino in Yonkers

YONKERS, N.Y. - Empire City Casino in Yonkers has been around a long time, but, according to officials, it's not living up to its full potential according to officials. There's yet another push for the casino to get a full-scale license. Westchester County Executive George Latimer said area surrounding the casino would benefit financially. "The…
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New York Gov. Kathy Hochul urged to expand gambling in Queens and Yonkers

Supporters of Vegas-style gambling in New York are hoping that new Gov. Kathy Hochul will be more willing to introduce it in Queens and Yonkers than former Gov. Andrew Cuomo was. Officials for MGM Empire City Casino claim the venue could live up to its full potential if it gets a full-scale license, which would also financially benefit surrounding…
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Supporters Of Vegas-Style Casino Gambling In New York Hope Gov. Hochul Is More Game Than Former Governor Cuomo

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - With former governor Andrew Cuomo out of the game, supporters are hoping for better luck getting Vegas-style casino gambling in Queens and Yonkers. They're going all in on pushing Gov. Kathy Hochul to issue gaming licenses, promising a jackpot of jobs. NYPD: Malikah Shabazz, Daughter Of Malcolm X, Found Dead In Brooklyn…
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Empire City Casino Celebrates 15 Years and $4 Billion for Education

Fifteen years after the video lottery casino made its way to Yonkers, Empire City Casino continues to hit the jackpot for Westchester County. Acquired by MGM Resorts in January of 2019, the former family-owned gaming destination now boasts the sixth largest gaming floor in the country and the largest in MGM Resort's portfolio. The premier casino…
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Empire City Casino Celebrates 15 Years and $4 Billion for Education
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Las Vegas Sands Is Reportedly Discussing Opening a Casino Near Citi Field

New York Mets' owner Steve Cohen is discussing a potential casino next to Citi Field with Las Vegas Sands Corp., as reported by numerous people who claim to be familiar with the discussions. These people claim that discussions are still in the preliminary stage. Considering the fact that the matter was private, they were given anonymity. At the…
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Hard Rock Joins Race for New York City Casino License

Hard Rock International has its sights set on one of the three casino licenses still on offer in downstate New York. The US-based company's chairman Jim Allen has revealed that Hard Rock is planning to submit an expression of interest to the New York Gaming Commission (NYGC) before the December 10 deadline. Allen addressed the subject in Atlantic…
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Gambling Legislation Updates in New York and Maryland

In New York, it appears that up to three new casinos could be on the horizon. The New York Gaming Commission (NYGC) is now accepting proposals of interest for as many as three new casino properties in the New York City area. seeking information to develop a better understanding of interest" A statement said: "The Commission is seeking information…
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Fresh hope for ‘downstate’ New York casino resort

The New York State Gaming Commission has reportedly launched a campaign that could eventually see up to three Las Vegas -style casino resorts opened in the highly-populated'downstate' region around New York City. According to a Wednesday report from the New York Post newspaper, the state regulator is running a'request for expressions of interest'…
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Empire City Casino Marks Milestone

Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts marked a milestone 15th anniversary by surpassing $4 billion generated for New York State education since opening in October 2006. Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts continues to be an economic jackpot for the state and region 15 years after the video lottery terminal (VLT) casino came online. The northeast's…
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Gaming agency seeks bids to open 3 casinos in NYC area

The state Gaming Commission is seeking proposals to open up to three casinos in the New York City region - a move that is expected to draw interest from the nation's largest casino operators. State officials Wednesday issued a "request for expressions of interest" to gauge the market for casinos in the downstate region - a precursor to accepting…
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Catskills Casino Hemorrhaging Money But Hanging On

All was quiet at the Resorts World Catskills casino on Wednesday afternoon - maybe a little too quiet. After all, mobile sports betting is coming to New York State next year - and while the casino industry has learned that fears of cannibalization were overblown, that doesn't mean it will help land-based casinos, either. That's especially true in…
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Catskills Casino Hemorrhaging Money But Hanging On
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Yonkers Racino Still Doing Brisk Business Amid Talks Of Casino Upgrade

It was business as usual on a Tuesday lunch hour at the Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, with a bit of an attendance boost due to a 50% off promotion at The Big Kitchen food court for rewards club members age 50 and up - which is most of the venue's clientele anyway. The harness track's 15-year-old racino - which boasts slots, but no…
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Yonkers Racino Still Doing Brisk Business Amid Talks Of Casino Upgrade
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Can Casinos Save The Big Apple? Don't Bet On It

Real estate developers, state politicians, and at least one prominent mayoral candidate believe that opening casinos in New York City could help address the state's $15 billion budget crisis. "If I can raise a billion dollars without raising a penny in taxes, I think that's a good deal," one Westchester lawmaker told the New York Times for a…
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