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The New York State Gaming Facility Location Board has given the green light for a casino license for Tioga Downs. The decision by the board October 14 allows Tioga Downs owner Jeff Gural to apply to the state Gaming Commission for a full casino license...
Casino Countdown
Casino Countdown
Tioga Downs owner Jeffrey Gural continues to hope he'll submit the only application for a Southern Tier casino license. Despite ongoing speculation that an Albany-area man may put forth a competing bid, Gural on Friday said he is "optimistic" that a second application won't materialize...
Binghamton Casino Project?
Binghamton Casino Project?
With just over a month remaining before the application deadline for a Southern Tier casino, Binghamton Mayor Richard David said he believes there will a bid submitted for a site other than Tioga Downs. Jeff Gural, the owner of the town of Nichols racino, is the only person to have publicly announced he'll seek a casino license in the region...
Casino Board Acts
Casino Board Acts
Efforts to obtain state approval for a casino in the Southern Tier may move forward after the Gaming Facility Location Board gave its approval to a plan to request new applications. The panel's action follows a December selection of a plan to establish a casino in the town of Tyre...
Casino Fight Renewed
Casino Fight Renewed
New York State's Gaming Facility Location Board has decided to accept more bids for a possible casino license in the Southern Tier. The board in a New York City meeting voted to request applications for a fourth casino license. The move followed last month's announcement that three sites had been chosen for casino projects...
Casino partnership
Casino partnership
A group hoping to open a casino in the town of Union has announced an operating agreement with a company established by the Seneca Nation of Indians. The owners of Traditions at the Glen say they've come to terms on a partnership with Seneca Gaming Corporation...
Cuomo on casinos
Governor Andrew Cuomo says voter approval of expanded casino gambling in New York State is "really great news." A constitutional amendment to allow the creation of as many as seven full-scale casino operations passed on Tuesday. Cuomo visited Binghamton Wednesday afternoon to express his satisfaction that the plan was approved...
Proposition protest
Proposition protest
A Broome County resident this week has been holding a quiet one-man demonstration against a plan to allow up to seven new casinos in New York state. 30-year-old Steven Sillick was spotted with four anti-casino signs on Binghamton's Court Street bridge Thursday afternoon...
On hold
On hold
Tioga Downs owner Jeffrey Gural isn't pleased that a public vote on approving upstate gambling casinos may not happen this year. Governor Cuomo and other state officials now expect a referendum on establishing three casinos probably will have to wait until 2014...