Residents, Officials At Odds Over Planned Lottery Machines At Belmont ParkOver coffee and across front lawns, residents are at odds with the announcement that Nassau's Off Track Betting picked Belmont as the place to install 1,000 video lottery terminals.
Off-Track Betting, Long Island Residents Fight Over Proposed Video Gambling ParlorMore than a year ago, New York State approved video gambling in Nassau County, but residents now say it's a gamble they don't want to take.
Police: Long Island Man Faked Hit-And-Run Accident, Filed False ReportPolice on in Suffolk County arrested a man Thursday, for allegedly making up a story about being involved in a hit-and-run crash.
Plan For 'Huge' Long Island Casino In The WorksA proposal to build a major Long Island casino with video slot machines is part of closed-door negotiations to expand casino gambling in New York, according to the head of the Nassau County Off-Track Betting Corp. and a legislative bill.
As Edgy NYC Disappears, Does Its Character Go Too?Around countless corners, the weird, unexpected, edgy, grimy New York--the town that so many looked to for so long as a relief from cookie-cutter America--has evolved into something else entirely: tamed, prepackaged, even predictable.
NYC Off-Track Betting Board Votes To Shut DownThe unanimous vote of the OTB board came with a plea for the state Senate to return to Albany and vote for a rescue and reorganization plan.
NYC OTB Bailout Still Alive In NY LegislatureA state bailout of New York City Off-Track Betting is still alive after the state Legislature failed to approve it Monday.
Officials Warn NYC Off-Track Betting Could Shut DownOfficials are warning that the New York City Off-Track Betting Corp. could be forced to shut down in December unless state lawmakers approve a bailout of the operation.
NYC OTB: Tuesday Deadline CriticalNew York City Off-Track Betting Corp. President Greg Rayburn said Tuesday was another critical deadline for the ailing bookmaking agency's future.