The New York State Gaming Commission’s Facility Location Board approved three casino projects out of 16 candidates, but none of them is in the region closest to New York or Orange Country. The winning projects are the $630m Montreign Resort Casino in Sullivan County backed by Empire Resorts, the $425m Lago Resort & Casino in Seneca County backed by Rochester developer Thomas Wilmot and the $300m Rivers Casino & Resort at Mohawk Harbor applied by Capital Region Gaming. None of the six applications for Orange County among which was Caesars Entertainment was approved.
New York Gives Thumbs Up to Three Casino Projects
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