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May 1, 2013

Cuomo makes case to delay public vote on casinos


Niagara Gazette — A week ago the Siena College poll found New Yorkers only slightly favored Las Vegas-style casinos in the state.

This week Springfield, Mass., chose MGM Resorts International as the preferred developer for a resort casino that would be a short drive from eastern and central New York. MGM is seeking to build an $800 million resort casino on 14.5 acres.

Massachusetts's 2011 gambling law allows for up to three regional resort casinos, including one in western Massachusetts. Hard Rock International has proposed a casino in West Springfield and Mohegan Sun has a plan for the town of Palmer. The state's gambling commission will chose one of the three projects, likely in early 2014.

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