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NY Gaming Commission to discuss casino licenses

NY Gaming Commission to discuss casino licenses

Thursday, July 2, 2015
The state Gaming Commission will meet on Monday to discuss definitions and licensing for New York’s first three commercial casinos, including one in Schenectady.
 
SCHENECTADY

Rivers Casino meeting pushed back a week

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The city Planning Commission will hold a special meeting on July 22 to review and vote on the site plan for the Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor.
 
Watch Schenectady casino construction live
SCHENECTADY

Watch Schenectady casino construction live

Monday, June 22, 2015
The Galesi Group has a new website about its Mohawk Harbor development, which includes a live feed of construction on the 60-acre brownfield off Erie Boulevard.
 
Schenectady Planning Commission held closed meetings on casino plans
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady Planning Commission held closed meetings on casino plans

Thursday, June 18, 2015
The city Planning Commission met with Rush Street Gaming officials prior to Wednesday’s meeting to discuss the design of the Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor.
 
Casino design faces critics at Schenectady meeting
SCHENECTADY

Casino design faces critics at Schenectady meeting

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Mike Levin, a designer for the Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor, said maybe Rush Street Gaming “went overboard” with its switch from a contemporary design to a traditional design.
 
Partnership to advocate for responsible gambling
SCHENECTADY

Partnership to advocate for responsible gambling

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
New York’s problem gambling service providers and casino operators are banding together as part of the Responsible Play Partnership as commercial casinos prepare to open upstate.
 
Rush Street plans to tweak Rivers Casino design
SCHENECTADY

Rush Street plans to tweak Rivers Casino design

Monday, June 15, 2015

Rush Street Gaming CEO Greg Carlin said he changed the casino’s design because, compared with the rest of the Mohawk Harbor development, “it was like a different planet.”
 
SCHENECTADY

SCCC to host problem gambling event

Monday, June 15, 2015

Schenectady County Community College is hosting a problem gambling awareness event with the state ahead of Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor opening in Schenectady.
 
Reaction mixed on new casino design
SCHENECTADY

Reaction mixed on new casino design

Friday, June 5, 2015
Rush Street Gaming of Chicago released an updated design Thursday that pays homage to Schenectady’s industrial history.
 
Schenectady casino gets design overhaul
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady casino gets design overhaul

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Rush Street Gaming has unveiled a new design for its Rivers Casino in Schenectady that aims to complement the city’s industrial history.
 
NY tribe opens 'Wizard of Oz'-themed strip mall casino

NY tribe opens 'Wizard of Oz'-themed strip mall casino

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
With new competition looming, a New York Indian tribe is expanding its gambling business with a small "The Wizard of Oz"-themed casino in a strip mall near Syracuse.

 
Schenectady casino names general manager

Schenectady casino names general manager

Monday, June 1, 2015
Rush Street Gaming’s future Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady already has a general manager.
 
CAPITOL

State panel moving closer to awarding casino licenses

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The state Gaming Commission is close to awarding licenses for New York’s first three commercial casinos, including one in Schenectady.
 
Saratoga racino breaks ground for long-planned hotel
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga racino breaks ground for long-planned hotel

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Ground was broken Wednesday for a new hotel at Saratoga Casino and Raceway, an amenity corporate and city officials said is needed to keep it competitive as new gambling venues open around New York state.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Casino and Raceway names new general manager

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Tom Wiedmayer has been named general manager of Saratoga Casino and Raceway, the corporation announced Thursday.
 
 

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