According to a new Quinnipiac University poll, 56 percent of registered voters backed the creation of casinos “similar to those in Atlantic City and Las Vegas.”
Governor Andrew Cuomo may just be ready to become a “gamblin’ man.” Cuomo has dropped his poker face and is actively considering legalizing casino gambling.
Sure, you can have fun with scratch-off lottery tickets and off-track betting — even occasional church bingo or raffles sorta make do — but the thrilling action of a casino’s table games and the unending music of paying slots just aren’t part of the Big Apple’s scene.
As patrons streamed into the Empire City casino at Yonkers Raceway, golden shovels went into the dirt, breaking ground on a new $40 million expansion on Tuesday.
Fighting a fire will rely on sprinkler systems and internal pipes, as well as scores of firefighters working from inside the building.
The project would be the first of two new “boutique” casinos recently authorized by New Jersey regulators.
Mohegan Sun poured nearly $10 million into renovating their Seasons buffet restaurant.
The state Casino Control Commission on Wednesday approved a process for companies to apply for a license to build two new smaller casinos. One could have as few as 200 rooms, while the other would eventually have to expand to 500 rooms within five years.
The Atlantic City casino that once bore Donald Trump’s name was changing hands Monday. The casino was being bought by Texas-based Landry’s Restaurants, which is renaming it the Golden Nugget Atlantic City.
A Fairleigh Dickinson-PublicMind poll puts the seaside casino resort behind Las Vegas and New Orleans when it comes to where gamblers would like to spend their time and money.
After nearly banning smoking altogether at casinos, the city imposed the partial ban in 2007. The change of heart came when the economy crashed and casinos feared a complete smoking ban would cost them more customers.
Police said Richard J. Vogel, 22, of Westville had been fighting with another casino patron on the fourth floor of the Harrah’s Resort garage around 5:40 a.m. Casino security found him on the outer area of the structure, where he apparently having lost his footing and fell.
The stamp may have been issued to stir feelings of national pride, but instead it has stirred up controversy.
Resorts Casino Hotel was being sued by seven fired waitresses. Several others were considering legal action.
Revel was expected to create 2,000 construction jobs and about 5,500 permanent jobs once the facility is open.