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Union, SCCC see risks, opportunities in casino
SCHENECTADY

Union, SCCC see risks, opportunities in casino

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
If state regulators approve a casino proposed for Schenectady next month, the facility will be built less than a mile from the Electric City’s two colleges, Union College and Schenectady County Community College.
 
COBLESKILL

Commercial planned to promote Howe Caverns casino proposal

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
Howe Caverns is shooting a television commercial Sunday to promote its proposed casino project, and everyone is invited.
 
SCHENECTADY

Amsterdam council throws support behind Schenectady casino bid

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
The Amsterdam Common Council passed a resolution Tuesday supporting a proposed casino in Schenectady, looking to the project as an opportunity for jobs and revenue for the city and its residents.
 
SCHENECTADY

Union: Schenectady casino developer not a friend to workers

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014
Unite HERE, a union representing 100,000 casino workers, sent a letter Wednesday to the state’s Gaming Facility Location Board alleging there are labor problems with the developer proposing a casino in Schenectady.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam council to consider backing Schenectady casino bid

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
A majority of the Amsterdam Common Council agrees with Mayor Ann Thane that a casino in Schenectady would benefit Amsterdam more than a casino in Cobleskill.
 
ALBANY

Capital Region casino competitors to work together in Newburgh

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014
James Featherstonhaugh, minority owner of Saratoga Casino and Raceway, presented plans for a casino in Newburgh, Orange County, on Tuesday with Neil Bluhm and Greg Carlin of Rush Street Gaming by his side.
 
Casino groups make their pitches to state
ALBANY

Casino groups make their pitches to state

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014
The Gaming Facility Location Board sat through a full day of casino presentations on Monday looking for answers about cannibalization, funding and revenues of proposed projects.
 
Casino developers pitch proposals today in Albany
ALBANY

Casino developers pitch proposals today in Albany

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014
Developers proposing casinos in the Capital Region will present their plans this afternoon in Albany.
 
Montgomery County officials back Cobleskill casino
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County officials back Cobleskill casino

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014
The Montgomery County Legislature voted to support a proposed casino at Howe Caverns in Cobleskill after backers of another project in Rensselaer sought to receive the endorsement.
 
Mariott hotel coming to Mohawk Harbor

Mariott hotel coming to Mohawk Harbor

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014
A Courtyard by Marriott is coming to Schenectady, paving the way for development at the former Alco site — now called Mohawk Harbor — where a second hotel is also on tap.
 
Montgomery County plans for life without casino
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County plans for life without casino

Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014
Montgomery County is out of the running for a casino, but local officials are prepared with other plans for economic development in the area.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Casino developers seek Montgomery County's support

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014
Backers of a proposed casino in Rensselaer are seeking Montgomery County’s support, but county officials are looking to hear from developers pitching other casinos across the region before giving its endorsement.
 
Casino developers offer Albany $11 million, jobs
ALBANY

Casino developers offer Albany $11 million, jobs

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
Developers behind a proposed casino in East Greenbush are offering the city of Albany $1 million a year for 10 years and pledge to provide residents with job opportunities if the project is awarded a casino license
 
SCHENECTADY

Mohawk Harbor’s industrial neighbors weigh options

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
Automated Dynamics on Front Street is looking to move, and STS Steel on Nott Street is flirting with the idea as plans to develop Mohawk Harbor push forward.
 
ALBANY

Public can speak on proposals for casinos at September hearing

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014
People looking to comment on casinos during a public hearing next month in Albany will have five minutes each to do so, the state Gaming Commission announced Thursday.
 
 

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