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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.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
Howe Caverns is shooting a television commercial Sunday to promote its proposed casino project, and everyone is invited.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Monday, Sept. 8, 2014
Developers proposing casinos in the Capital Region will present their plans this afternoon in Albany.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.