By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 - 3:30 pm
Above: A rendering of the Montreign casino. The New York State Gaming Facility Location Board has chosen to allow one developer to build a casino in the Catskills: the Montreign Resort Casino in the Sullivan County town of Thompson. The board also granted... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 12, 2014 - 3:30 pm
Photo by Flickr user Mark Menzies; published under Creative Commons license. Casino developers hoping to land one of four prized licenses from New York State will have to prove that they're investing enough in the project. But although the state's minimum... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Mar. 13, 2014 - 11:31 am
An artist's rendering of the Adelaar in winter. Source: Developers unveiled plans today for a massive 1,700-acre casino and resort on the grounds of the Concord resort in Monticello. Backers of the $750 million project are betting on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 - 3:12 pm
Above: Two roosters square off at a cockfight in Andhra Pradesh, India. Photo by Flickr user Vijay Chennupati; posted under Creative Commons license.  About 3,000 roosters were seized from a Plattekill farm on Sunday, as part of what Attorney General Eric... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 30, 2013 - 4:42 pm
The fate of casinos in New York State must still be decided at the ballot box this November -- but the effort to build casinos in upstate New York took a step forward today, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a piece of legislation that will authorize four "... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 19, 2013 - 12:18 pm
Jack o' diamonds is a hard card to find. Photo by Flickr user Scott Namelrod; published under Creative Commons license. The latest out of Albany: With just days left in the legislative session, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and key state legislators struck a late-... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011 - 1:25 pm
You got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em. Photo by Flickr user Jim Lynch; published under Creative Commons license. Now that the federal Departments of the Interior and Justice have put the kibosh on the proposed Stockbridge-Munsee casino... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011 - 6:24 pm
From the Times Herald-Record: State Sen. John Bonacic has been named chairman of two powerful Senate committees. Bonacic, R-C-Mount Hope, will head the Senate’s Racing, Wagering and Gaming Committee and also the Judiciary Committee, his office announced... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, May. 3, 2010 - 2:16 pm
An editorial in the PoJo states what is becoming painfully obvious: The Catskills region needs an economic resurgence, but it's clear waiting for a string of casinos to be built is not the answer and never was.
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 - 8:43 pm
The Watertown Daily Times reports.
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