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Monday, March 23, 2015
The bidding process is formally underway for those interested in building a Las Vegas-style casino in New York's Southern Tier.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
The push for gaming facilities in the Capital Region might not be over.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
A Finger Lakes thoroughbred racetrack with video lottery terminals filed a lawsuit against New York officials for selecting a nearby casino site the track claims will siphon off customers.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Site plan review for Mohawk Harbor, Galesi Group’s $480 million development to revitalize the old Alco site, will start at the end of the month.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
The state Canal Corp. issued a work permit for the Galesi Group’s Mohawk Harbor project following the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ approval last week.
FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES
Monday, March 2, 2015
As developers move forward with the construction of three casinos in upstate New York, Catholic Charities of Fulton & Montgomery Counties is joining 19 other community organizations across the state this year in an effort to reduce youth gambling addiction.
Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
The state Gaming Facility Location Board chose Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady for a casino license because of Rush Street Gaming’s strong track record and the casino site’s riverfront location.
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed off on a permit allowing the Galesi Group to move forward with a key component of the developer’s plans to revitalize the old Alco site — a 50-slip harbor.
Monday, Feb. 23, 2015
A losing bidder for a New York casino license says Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating the state's selection process.
Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015
Interest in Schenectedy County Community College's casino and gaming management program has been growing rapidly since the state Gaming Facility Location Board recommended Rivers Casino for a license as one of the first commercial casinos in the state.
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
Local Assembly members recently appointed to the state Assembly’s Racing and Wagering Committee are looking to ensure a casino in Schenectady is successful.
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015
The Galesi Group is poised to get another year of tax breaks for the Mohawk Harbor site in Schenectady.
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015
The Schenectady City Council approved zoning changes for the old Alco site Monday evening, moving development of housing and a casino at Mohawk Harbor another step forward.
Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015
The Schenectady City Council reviewed proposed zoning amendments for Mohawk Harbor Tuesday evening, with discussion centered on the Planning Commission’s authority to call for changes in design plans.
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015
The Schenectady City Council welcomed a full house Monday evening for a public hearing on proposed zoning changes for the old Alco site, with a majority of people speaking in favor of the amendments.