Huge Crowds Expected At Meeting On Proposed Nassau County Gaming ParlorThe proposal by Nassau Regional Off-Track Betting would turn the former Fortunoff store in Westbury into a video gaming parlor with 1,000 slot machines.
Hundreds Brave The Cold To Protest Proposed Westbury Gambling HallAnger trumped the cold as hundreds braved temperatures in the 20s Saturday to protest plans to put a casino in a North Hempstead shopping mall.
Hundreds Gather To Speak Out Against Proposed Nassau County Gaming ParlorHundreds were expected to gather in Nassau County on Thursday night, to speak out against a proposed gaming parlor.
Opponents: Move Planned Westbury, L.I. Casino To Nassau ColiseumSome opponents of a controversial proposal for a gambling hall at the former Fortunoff store in Westbury, Long Island have said it should be built at the Nassau County Coliseum instead.
Nassau County Executive Expresses Opposition To Casino At Former Fortunoff SiteNassau County Executive Ed Mangano took to Twitter on Monday to announce he's against the casino-style gaming parlor proposed for the old Fortunoff site in Westbury.
North Hempstead Supervisor: Residents Worried About Planned Westbury Gambling ParlorOTB announced last month it had chosen the vacant store in The Source mall for the gambling parlor, which would include up to 1,000 slot machines and table games. It could open sometime in 2015.
Nassau OTB Eyes Vacant Westbury Store As Site For New Gambling HallThe facility would include up to 1,000 slot machines and table games. OTB hopes to open the facility next year, but strong community opposition is already forming.