New York City casinos: What to know about the state’s big bet
Gov. Kathy Hochul and state lawmakers fast-tracked the process, but casinos are still likely more than a year away.
May 1, 8:01 AM
The Race To Legalize Online Sports Betting In NY: Cuomo Vs. State Democrats
One plan prioritizes an immediate injection of tax revenue. The other envisions a long-term economy with lots of competition.
Jan 29, 2021 2:10 PM
Can Casinos Save The Big Apple? Don't Bet On It
Even after putting aside their social costs, studies shows casinos are not a reliable way to address budget deficits.
Jan 22, 2021 7:01 AM
Atlantic City's Revel Casino Snatched Up At $2.4 Billion Discount
Brookfield's $110 million bid beat out Florida developer Glenn Straub, who had bid $90 million. The purchase still must be approved by a judge on October 7.
Updated: Oct 1, 2014 1:42 PM
What Will Save Atlantic City?
Atlantic City identity as a gambling destination has imploded in on itself, the imposing glass-walled casinos now glinting husks, the ghosts of sloshed cran-vodkas still lingering in the air and wafting up from the gutters.
Updated: Sep 25, 2014 5:02 PM
Another Big Hotel & Casino Died In Atlantic City This Morning
There are now just eight hotel casinos left in Atlantic City.
Updated: Sep 16, 2014 12:18 PM
Casinos Need Millions In Tax Breaks To Help NY, Casinos Say
The CEO of Nevele, who wants to build in Ulster County, thinks $100 million in tax breaks is fair.
Updated: Jul 22, 2014 1:09 PM
Albany Awash With Dirty Casino Money
Casino interests in Albany spent $11 million in lobbying and political donations in 2012 and 2013, but the real figure may be much higher.
Updated: Jul 7, 2014 1:59 PM
Albany Stalls Bill Banning Welfare Spending On Strippers & Liquor
Federal law mandates that all states create meaningful welfare reforms before February 2014, or face a 5% cut in funding.
Updated: Dec 8, 2013 2:04 PM
Report: Cuomo Wants A Casino In Niagara Falls
Who might have a head start on developing such a casino in Niagara Falls? (A billionaire, duh)
Updated: Feb 3, 2013 2:36 PM
Cuomo Sets Sights On Assault Rifles, Marijuana Reform, Casinos And More
"No one hunts with an assault rifle," Cuomo declared in his wide-ranging speech. "No one needs 10 bullets to kill a deer. End the madness now."
Updated: Jan 10, 2013 11:08 AM
No Charges To Be Filed In Casino Brawl Involving State Senator
The outcome is a common one for drunken brawls, as most of those involved are either reluctant to testify or were too intoxicated to do so credibly.
Updated: Feb 26, 2012 5:33 PM
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