Schenectady Endorses Casino Proposal in Nyc State

Schenectady Endorses Casino Proposal in Nyc State

The town of Schenectady, New York has approved a casino proposition in the Mohawk River. (Image: John Carl D’Annibale, Times Union)

There’s nevertheless a long distance to go before anybody builds A new York casino, and there are plenty of competitors still looking to grab one of four upstate licenses. But one project has earned an approval that is major will move it at least one space further down the long road to success.

David Buicko as well as the Galesi Group received an endorsement from the Schenectady City Council for their proposed casino as component of the Mohawk Harbor project. That regional approval that is governmental necessary for the developer to be considered for a license from their state.

Casino Only Part of Development Plan

The Galesi-backed project wouldn’t be just a casino, but a whole redevelopment of the mile-long stretch of land across the Mohawk River. That area was once home to factories owned by American Locomotive, and could be developed to add domestic and retail areas, along with a harbor that is new.

But there is also a casino within the plan. Buicko has partnered with Chicago firm Rush Street Gaming to add a gambling hall to his proposal, and hopes that the development that is overall allows them to earn a casino license.

‚we are talking about a $450 million investment in the populous city of Schenectady,‘ said councilman John Mootooveren. ‚ We have to take the potential risks in Sche Pokračovat ve čtení „Schenectady Endorses Casino Proposal in Nyc State“