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Lawmakers want rules to fight problem gambling

ALBANY — State regulators say they are taking steps to combat problem gambling at casinos now being built in upstate New York. The New York State Gaming Commission on Monday proposed rules aimed at the newly licensed facilities being developed ...

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Gambling market saturated, yet casinos keep coming

Participants at a major gambling conference in Atlantic City, N.J., last week said the northeastern U.S. casino market is saturated, but noted that's not stopping new casinos from being built. AP Images

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The casino market in the northeastern United States is saturated, yet that’s not stopping some states from approving gambling legislation and companies from building new gambling halls. That was the consensus of participants at a major ...

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Board holds 3rd day of casino comments

ITHACA (AP) — Residents of New York’s Finger Lakes and Southern Tier weighed in on three competing casinos proposed for the area. Wednesday’s hearing was the third and final day for the state’s Gaming Facility Location Board to receive public ...

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NY rolls into casino business after voter approval

ALBANY — Even before polls closed on what would be a resounding victory authorizing seven Las Vegas-style casinos in New York, confident developers were making plans to announce specifics of the splashy hotels and gambling palaces they hoped to build ...

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Community forum on casino

A community forum on Proposition 1, proposing additional casinos in New York, will be hosted Monday by the League of Women Voters of the Rochester Metropolitan Area and the Interfaith Alliance of Rochester. The event will run from 7 to ...

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Upstate theaters: Limit any new casino venues

ALBANY — A group of upstate New York arts and entertainment venues has asked the state for help protecting their ability to attract acts and audiences if voters approve a plan for four new casinos. Marcia White, executive director of ...

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Ballot wording puts rosy spin on casinos

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ALBANY — Want lower taxes? More money for your schools? More jobs? A referendum on the November ballot promises all that and more to New Yorkers as politicians seek to change the state constitution to allow seven Las Vegas-style casinos. ...

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Senecas say poll supports their gaming

The Seneca Nation of Indians Tuesday released a poll of 1,000 Western New Yorkers that shows overwhelming support for the Nation’s gaming operations and negligible backing for statewide casino gambling. In the poll’s major finding, an 84 percent majority favor ...

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Indian Gaming: Citizens Against Casino Gambling in Erie County v. Hogen

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Indian Gaming Seneca Nation Settlement Act Citizens Against Casino Gambling in Erie County v. Hogen 09-CV-291 Judge Skretny Background: On March 31, 2009, the plaintiffs challenged the legality of a gambling casino ...

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