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Cuomo: Schenectady casino plan a ‘home run’
SCHENECTADY

Cuomo: Schenectady casino plan a ‘home run’

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a casino is a new chapter that has been a long time coming for Schenectady.
 

Editorial: Now the real work begins

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
With selection of Schenectady as host site of regional casino, community must work together to make it a success
 
Howe Caverns loss ‘puzzles’ officials
COBLESKILL

Howe Caverns loss ‘puzzles’ officials

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Disappointed is the one word Howe Caverns Casino and Resort spokesman Ryan Moses used to describe his reaction to the state Gaming Facility Location Board’s decision Wednesday to reject the Schoharie County proposal.
 
ALBANY

Board also picks sites in Sullivan, Seneca counties

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
While Schenectady was celebrating its selection as one of the first communities in New York state to receive a state casino license, two other economically distressed communities in upstate New York were also selected Wednesday as sites for casinos, bringing an end to a fierce competition among developers and job-hungry communities.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga racino turns focus back to expansion

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Disappointment came twofold and in quick succession for the operators of the Saratoga Casino and Raceway during Wednesday’s announcement of the locations awarded the first state casino licenses.
 
Developer: Prep work helped Schenectady land license
SCHENECTADY

Developer: Prep work helped Schenectady land license

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
The Galesi Group and partner Rush Street Gaming believe their casino proposal was selected above the three others in the region in part because their site would have been ready for a casino well before the others.
 
GLENVILLE

Glenville seeks infrastructure to support Schenectady casino

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
The effects of a casino in Schenectady will be felt by neighboring Glenville
 
Union College concerned about Schenectady casino
SCHENECTADY

Union College concerned about Schenectady casino

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Union College is again reiterating its concerns about the proximity of a casino to its campus in Schenectady, which was just recommended today for a casino by state regulators.
 
State bets on Schenectady casino proposal
ALBANY

State bets on Schenectady casino proposal

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
A rubble-strewn brownfield off Erie Boulevard in Schenectady was chosen as the site for a Capital Region casino Wednesday, prompting loud applause at the announcement in Albany and tears in an office in Rotterdam.
 
At long last, gaming board to recommend casino sites
CAPITAL REGION

At long last, gaming board to recommend casino sites

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
After months of rumors and speculation, sites will be chosen Wednesday for New York’s first commercial casinos.
 
ALBANY

NY casino recommendations expected Wednesday

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014
The state Gaming Facility Location Board will recommend locations for casinos during a public meeting Wednesday afternoon at the Empire State Plaza in Albany.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga racino gives $100K to local charities

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014
Saratoga Casino and Raceway presented 16 local charitable organizations with donations totaling $100,000 Tuesday.
 
NEW YORK

Casino Location Board to meet today

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

The state Gaming Facility Location Board will meet this morning before announcing its recommendations for casino locations in upstate New York next week.
 
RENSSELAER

Albany, Rensselaer reach $11M casino revenue sharing deal

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
Rensselaer Mayor Dan Dwyer and Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan have reached an agreement for the city of Albany to receive $11 million over 10 years if Hard Rock is awarded a license to build a casino in Rensselaer.
 
ALBANY

Albany, Rensselaer to announce casino revenue sharing plan

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014
The mayors of Albany and Rensselaer plan to announce a revenue-sharing agreement that hinges on Hard Rock receiving a casino license from the state.
 
 

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