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N.Y. voters say yes to casinos

November 5, 2013

ALBANY (AP) — New York voters bet big Tuesday on casino gambling as an economic energy shot, agreeing to let seven Las Vegas-style gaming palaces be built around the state, including eventually in......

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TiredOfTax

Nov-07-13 1:53 PM

Yet no one questions how ALL of these amendments passed easily. Sheeple?

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laker88

Nov-07-13 10:36 AM

In a functional/competent world, casino proceeds could pay off debt...but welcome to NY, where our pols will have more money to squander.

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drugsrus

Nov-06-13 6:12 PM

HEY PEOPLE - the door is open. on tonights local news (check the story on 69News dot com) the "new" casinos in new Yawk already have the Sands and the one in the Poconos worried. They did mention that the first 4 are destined for "upstate" -- Don't waste time -- the iron is cooling off as I type

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drugsrus

Nov-06-13 12:48 PM

and when this was an issue in Pennsylvania, the locations were set by the state. Bethlehem won over Allentown and Allentown had the casino behind it. So IF in NYS it will be akin to an Oklahoma land rush, don't waste time, start figuring out who to start "dating". The dance will be soon.

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drugsrus

Nov-06-13 11:43 AM

Good posts, BoB that Frankie Young idea could fly, (ahhh, the good old days). But seriously, what does Fulton County have to offer?? If I read that right - where the casinos are built is up to the developers. Main St. Gloversville or the Karg's property in Johnstown would be prime locations. Are the developers also the casinos??? The Sands turned the old Beth Steel plant into a fairly successful place but I'm sure there was a courting period. The carrot is out there, now somebody just has to figure out how to get it.

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Goggan

Nov-06-13 10:12 AM

Classic example of people voting with there wallets and not with there head.

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Annarondac

Nov-06-13 9:55 AM

Good idea for Mountain Lake since I'm in that taxing district, might help my taxes go down.

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MrBoB51

Nov-06-13 9:22 AM

Maybe call the place "Frankie Young's". Cover charge...a six pack of Genny, just like the old days.

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MrBoB51

Nov-06-13 9:15 AM

A 'destination' Resort/Casino at Mountain Lake once again. (No RR this time)

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gville70

Nov-06-13 6:49 AM

Better build one in Gloversville.. And let mobsters run them.. Saratoga wants one like they need it

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