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Group Hopes To Open Sports, Gambling Resort At Site Of Old Catskills Hotel

Developers who failed to land a casino license at the site of an old Borscht Belt hotel in the Catskills hope to build a smaller sports and gambling resort there.

02/25/2015

Some residents on Long Island are against a proposed video gambling parlor at an old Fortunoff store in Westbury. (Photo: CBS2)

LI Lawmaker Proposes Bill To Halt Gaming Facilities In Nassau, Suffolk Counties

After the Westbury community came together and fought the plan to bring a casino to their neighborhood, a lawmaker has proposed a bill that would halt gaming facilities in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

02/24/2015

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Elmont Legislator Worries Nassau OTB Will Look To His Community To Open Casino

Now that the Nassau County Off-Track Betting has decided not to pursue opening a casino in Westbury, one Elmont, New York, legislator is worried it will look at his community.

02/03/2015

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Hundreds Brave The Cold To Protest Proposed Westbury Gambling Hall

Anger trumped the cold as hundreds braved temperatures in the 20s Saturday to protest plans to put a casino in a North Hempstead shopping mall.

01/17/2015

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Stories From Main Street: Diocese Of Brooklyn Takes On Youth Gambling

For Eric, who works with Gamblers Anonymous, it all started at a tender age with a $1 Super Bowl bet.

12/08/2014

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Calls For Legalized Sports Betting

In an op-ed article for the New York Times published online Thursday, Silver said fans should have a safe and legal way to gamble on professional games.

11/14/2014

FILE -- Gamblers play the slot machines at Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville, Conn.  (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Connecticut Pol: Gambling Addiction Study Needed Before Considering Casino Expansion

A Mohegan Sun executive says the casino could seek a deal with rival Foxwoods Resort Casino to build a third Connecticut casino near the Massachusetts line to compete with casinos opening in the Bay State.

11/13/2014

The Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa is shown in Atlantic City, New Jersey, 24 May 2007. The hotel, which opened in 2003 and features 2,000 rooms, touts itself as the first Las Vegas style resort in Atlantic City. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Borgata, Pala Indian Tribe Approved For Online Gambling In NJ

New Jersey gambling regulators have approved a California Indian tribe’s request to offer Internet gambling in conjunction with Atlantic City’s top casino.

11/05/2014

The Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson, left, and Antonio Allen line up against the Detroit Lions at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 28, 2014. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Monmouth Park Racetrack Forms Group To Handle Sports Betting

A New Jersey racetrack has taken another step toward offering sports betting if it becomes legal in New Jersey.

10/09/2014

The Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson, left, and Antonio Allen line up against the Detroit Lions at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 28, 2014. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

N.J. Lawmakers Advance Sports Betting Bill

Legislation that would allow sports betting in casinos and racetracks has been advanced by a New Jersey Assembly panel.

10/02/2014

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New York Casino Panel Begins Deliberations On Sites

A panel tasked with reviewing applications for casino licenses in upstate New York is beginning its deliberations following three days of public hearings on the 16 different proposals.

09/25/2014

David Nelson celebrates a touchdown catch against the Cleveland Browns at MetLife Stadium on December 22, 2013. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Expert: NJ Racetracks Likely To Add Sports Betting Before Casinos Do

Horse racing tracks are likely to implement sports betting in New Jersey before casinos, a gaming expert says.

09/10/2014

Atlantic City officials are trying to reinvent the town after two casinos closed and more are threatening to do so. (Credit: CBS 2)

As Atlantic City Casinos Close, Gov. Christie Hopes To Revive Gambling Destination

Two casinos are expected to close by next week and lawmakers on both sides are working to save the gambling town and push for casinos up north.

08/29/2014

Meadowlands Chamber has plans for 250,000- square-foot casino and 1 million-square-foot convention center at sports complex. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Meadowlands Proposal Includes Casinos, Hotels

Casinos, hotels, a convention center and a monorail at New Jersey’s Meadowlands? That’s the plan business leaders laid out Tuesday to transform the area into a multi-venue entertainment district.

08/19/2014

The Revel Casino, which is facing a second round of bankruptcy, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Defends Decision To Not Take Control Of Ailing Atlantic City

More than 5,000 casino workers could be out of a job by next month between the closing of Showboat and Revel casinos alone.

08/15/2014

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