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8/5/2014

article Catskills Bureau Confidential: Open meetings expert to hold Sullivan forum
(New York) -- The state's authority on open meetings will be visiting Sullivan County Aug. 24 to speak at a public forum titled "Why Open Government?"

8/4/2014

article Lure of the Catskills goes beyond gambling
(New York) -- It's the height of summer, and up here on Firehouse Road the tomatoes are still green but coming in pretty good, and those who got their gardens in...

6/30/2014

article All Hudson Valley/Catskill casino developers meet state deadline
(New York) -- Developers for all nine proposed casino projects in the Hudson Valley/Catskills region have filed applications with the New York Gaming Facility Location...
article Huge project unveiled for Catskills site
(New York) -- Empire Resorts had been proposing a big project for Sullivan County, but on Monday it revealed its application supplied to the New York Gaming Commission...

6/23/2014

article Orange County looms over Catskills casinos
(New York) -- As the field of bidders for a Catskills casino shrinks, a remaining developer said June 17 that his group's plans will not be possible if another...
article Upstate New York Town Clings to Casino Dream
(New York) -- Michael Taylor grew up in the Catskills Mountains as the slow demise of Borscht Belt resorts cast a long shadow over the region's economy. And during...

6/22/2014

article Upstate New York Town Clings to Casino Dream
(New York) -- Michael Taylor grew up in the Catskills Mountains as the slow demise of Borscht Belt resorts cast a long shadow over the region's economy. And during...

6/17/2014

article Orange County looms over Catskills casinos
(New York) -- As the field of bidders for a Catskills casino shrinks, a remaining developer said Tuesday his group's plans will not be possible if another casino is...
article Possible Orange County casino closer to city casts shadow over applicants in nearby Catskills
(New York) -- As the field of bidders for a Catskills casino shrinks, a remaining developer said Tuesday his group's plans will not be possible if another casino is...

6/14/2014

article Casino Battle Royale in the Catskills
(New York) -- In November, New York voters approved private casinos in the state, a move advertised by supporters and on the ballot question itself as a way to create...

6/12/2014

article Catskill casino applicants offer design details
(New York) -- One of the development groups that wants to build a casino resort in the Catskills is unveiling design details of its $640 million proposal.

5/18/2014

article Israel: Casino contenders rush in with do-good offers
(New York) -- Wow. Look at how much our local casino contenders want to do for all of us. The projects vying for one of the up to two casino slots in the Hudson Valley/...

5/13/2014

article Catskills Confidential: Sullivan group hails nearly 300 retired senior volunteers
(New York) -- Friends and family noted the unexpected death last month of Virginia "Ginger" Rasulo of Long Eddy at age 86.

4/26/2014

article Largest taxpayer in NYS wants Catskills casino
(New York) -- Genting Group and their Resorts World brand announced today that it paid New York State’s $1 million application fee for a gaming license as the...

4/23/2014

article Empire backer Genting places own casino bet
(New York) -- A giant international gambling company with ties to local casino applicant Empire Resorts has just joined the same jam packed field of those applying for a...
article Genting Group Says It Is Vying for a Casino License
(New York) -- The Genting Group, among the biggest gambling interests in the world, announced on Wednesday that it was vying for one of the four licenses that will be...

4/21/2014

press release Empire Resorts Submits $1 Million Application Fee for Catskills Casino License
(New York) -- Empire Resorts, Inc. (together with its subsidiaries, “Empire”) (NYNY) today submitted the $1 million application fee to the New York State...

4/9/2014

article Catskills Casinos Given the Thumbs Up For Development
(New York) -- Monticello Raceway Management Inc. announced on Wednesday, April 2, that they had received a resolution of support from local lawmakers to go forth with...

4/8/2014

article Sullivan Casino Impact Committee beginning its work
(New York) -- A county Casino Impact Committee, established a month ago, is looking at several aspects of selling the state on locating at least one, and preferably two...

4/7/2014

article Catskills Bureau Confidential: SUNY Sullivan, casino hopeful team up
(New York) -- Empire Resorts and SUNY Sullivan will begin developing courses to train local residents for casino jobs as the company pursues a full-fledged gambling...

4/2/2014

article Catskills town sees casino as a good bet
(New York) -- Developers of a proposed Catskills casino say they have received a resolution of support from local lawmakers.

3/26/2014

article Casino developer weighs Orange County sites
(New York) -- A Baltimore-based developer confirmed Tuesday that it will "definitely" compete for a casino license in Orange County and is considering multiple...

3/20/2014

article Catskills casino project hopes to fly this fall
(New York) -- In Sullivan County, public officials and business and union leaders are backing a well-financed development team in the hope of landing a giant eagle this...

3/18/2014

article Foxwood proposal well received by Sullivan County officials
(New York) -- A “right size” casino resort that “fits in smartly with the environment” is what developers of one of several casinos proposed for...
article Stockbridge Munsee Band in Catskills commercial casino race
(New York) -- The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians of Wisconsin has joined the race for a commercial casino in the Catskills region of New York. The tribe is...

3/9/2014

article Israel: Casino longtime dream for Catskills children
(New York) -- How could a casino mean so much to someone in Sullivan County, he kisses Gov. Andrew Cuomo's hand for trying to bring one there?

3/3/2014

article Sullivan County on casinos: We're not going to sit around and let someone else win the war
(New York) -- Sullivan County is battling back against a possible casino in Orange - or anywhere else that could take the long-sought prize it says it deserves.

1/27/2014

article Alabama gambling operator with ties to the Rev. Al Sharpton wants to open Catskills casino
(New York) -- An Alabama-based gambling operator with ties to the Rev. Al Sharpton is launching a splashy campaign to open a casino in New York, The Post has learned.

1/21/2014

article Catskill Confidential: Cappelli ordered to pay $400K in unfulfilled racino deal
(New York) -- In another casino-related legal defeat for developer Louis Cappelli, a Sullivan County Supreme Court judge last week ruled Cappelli must pay more than $400...

1/20/2014

article Shawanga casino plan draws eco fire
(New York) -- Add a new contender — with a familiar name and location — to the competition for a Catskill casino. Rochester developer David Flaum wants to...

12/1/2013

article Steve Israel: Casinos could also bring museums, college programs
(New York) -- Let the competition begin. Not just for one of the up-to-two slots for the first Catskill casinos — but for what will make each of those proposals...

11/17/2013

article Israel: New casino column will track what's ahead
(New York) -- So what will the Catskills get first, fracking or casinos? If Gov. Andrew Cuomo has anything to do with it — and he does, big-time — bet on...
article Sullivan developer Berman back with new casino plans
(New York) -- He's back. Sullivan County native Robert Berman, who almost brought a casino to Sullivan just over a decade ago, is the latest player in the...

11/10/2013

article Lewis: Generations of Catskills dreams are finally revived
(New York) -- I thought of a few folks Tuesday night driving home. Tried to imagine their expression as they glanced at the historic newspaper headline. What took me...

11/7/2013

article Casino dreams: After decades, Catskills casinos are a step closer to reality after vote
(New York) -- After decades of waiting, Catskills residents who believe casinos can revive long-gone tourist traffic think they may finally hit the jackpot.
article Casino location picks coming quickly
(New York) -- In just a few months we should know where the state's first four non-Indian casinos will be built, including at least one in the Catskills.
article Ellenville bursting with excitement after casino vote
(New York) -- Mary Sheeley was trying hard to contain her excitement, and not succeeding very well. "We're elated. Couldn't be more pleased."
article Gov. Andrew Cuomo: Casinos will 'fundamentally change' Catskills
(New York) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo met Wednesday with a crowd of appreciative supporters who hailed Tuesday's passage of a casino gaming proposition, and who believe...

11/6/2013

article After decades, vote brings Catskills casinos closer
(New York) -- After decades of waiting, Catskills residents who believe casinos can revive long-gone tourist traffic think they may finally hit the jackpot.
article PHOTOS: Gov. Andrew Cuomo: Casinos will 'fundamentally change' Catskills
(New York) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo met Wednesday with a crowd of appreciative supporters who hailed Tuesday's passage of a casino gaming proposition, and who believe...

11/3/2013

article Casino question prominent in Catskills as voters consider 6 propositions statewide
(New York) -- Tables were still in their places in the sprawling dining hall. Chairs were arranged in the Stardust Room nightclub. All the other trappings were in place...
article Catskills Poised for Casinos
(New York) -- Developers and property owners in the Catskills have united in their support of Tuesday's ballot referendum to allow Las Vegas-style casinos in New...
article Cuomo's casino push seeks to return Catskills region to past glory
(New York) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo's push to amend New York's constitution to allow Las Vegas-style casinos may end a 59-year wait for Jackie Horner, whose story of...

11/2/2013

article Business, elected leaders gamble on casino expansion
(New York) -- On Nov. 5 Governor Cuomo’s proposal to legalize casinos in Upstate New York will be decided by voters. So Village of Catskill President and Greene...
article Developers Vie to Build New Casinos in Catskills
(New York) -- Michael R. Treanor mixed a heady cocktail of nostalgia, resurgence and jobs as he laid out his plans for the Nevele, a long-shuttered Catskill resort that...

10/28/2013

article Cuomo Casino Push Seeks to Return Catskills Region to Past Glory
(New York) -- Governor Andrew Cuomo’s push to amend New York’s constitution to allow Las Vegas-style casinos may end a 59-year wait for Jackie Horner, whose...

10/25/2013

article Jewish publication touts campaign against Catskill casinos
(New York) -- An article in an Orthodox Jewish publication describing “an intense campaign” to get tens of thousands of Orthodox Jews to vote against the...

10/3/2013

article Catskills-Hudson Valley stands to gain $51 million a year if gaming approved
(New York) -- If voters approve legalized gaming in New York, the Catskills-Hudson Valley region would realize some $51 million a year in new revenue.
article State report touts casino windfall to Catskill/mid-Hudson counties
(New York) -- $430 million. That's what approval of a November referendum legalizing non-Indian casinos would ultimately mean to New York state residents, according...

9/30/2013

article Casino vote could give developer Louis Cappelli a boost in Catskills
(New York) -- Voter approval of a casino gambling referendum could boost the upstate fortunes of a big-time local developer who has lost momentum on some of his...

9/15/2013

article Investors hold out hope casino fever will spread
(New York) -- There was so much development action in Sullivan because of former Gov. George Pataki's post-Sept. 11, 2001, plan for three Indian casinos in the...

8/19/2013

article CATSKILLS CONFIDENTIAL: Gieger opposes language in gambling resolution
(New York) -- Legislator Cindy Gieger was the lone holdout when her colleagues approved a resolution in support of November's casino referendum Thursday.

8/12/2013

article Sullivan pep rally aims to build casino support
(New York) -- Now that the fate of a Sullivan County casino is in the hands of the state's voters, local supporters of gambling want county voters to set the tone.

6/20/2013

article Catskills casino long shot is confident of its odds
(New York) -- A casino company with more than $1 billion in debt. A casino market that's already saturated. And a casino project that's the third — or last...
article Chance for casino in Catskills exciting gambling industry
(New York) -- The lucrative prize of a New York City casino remains off the table for now, but some gambling interests would still take a chance under new legislation...

6/16/2013

article Catskill casino quest becomes a huge game of small numbers
(New York) -- Here are three sure bets in the latest episode of the 40 year quest for a Catskill casino:

1/30/2013

article From Borscht Belt To Casino Resort?
(New York) -- As the state eyes at least three upstate casinos, the odds are strong that one will be located in the struggling Catskills—once the grand home to...

1/28/2013

article State Sen. Bonacic expects fight for new state casinos
(New York) -- State Sen. John Bonacic said he expects Atlantic City and other gambling interests and religious groups to spend "heavy money" fighting Gov....

12/29/2012

article LETTER: Calling all losers to Ellenville casino
(New York) -- Dear Editor: I used to work at the Nevele, teaching English to the staff. Also taught at J&L Apparel, VAW Aluminum and Schrade Cutlery.

7/28/2012

article LETTER: Casino 'circus' isn't for us
(New York) -- Recent actions of our political "ringmasters" up in Albany should have everyone concerned. In the face of declining revenue streams from business...

7/21/2012

article Medical facility part of plans for Concord
(New York) -- One of the would-be developers of the Concord property recently filed a thousand pages of documents and plans with the Town of Thompson, pushing for...

7/20/2012

article Plans unveiled to revive Catskill resort, with casino
(New York) -- The new owners of the Nevele Hotel unveiled their plans for the facility near Ellenville in Ulster County, Thursday night. The Nevele was the last of the...

7/19/2012

article Developer pitches Catskills resort that hinges on gambling license
(New York) -- Claremont Partners is working to give the shuttered Nevele Grande Hotel in the Catskills a new life as a casino and 450-room luxury resort, the Wall Street...
article Hotel's Borscht Bet
(New York) -- For more than a century, the Nevele Grande Hotel was a classic Borscht Belt resort in the Catskills, featuring comedians like Buddy Hackett and Milton...

6/5/2012

article Sullivan County casino push continues despite state road block
(New York) -- Town of Thompson Supervisor Anthony Cellini says he won’t give up his fight to bring gaming to Sullivan County, even after Governor Cuomo suggested...
article Thompson renews call for BIA to approve Stockbridge-Munsee casino
(New York) -- In a continuing effort to secure approval from the federal government for the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans of Wisconsin to build a casino in the...

4/27/2012

article Catskills Resort Buyer Hoping to Build Casino
(New York) -- The sale of a former destination resort complex in the Catskills region of New York has been finalized, with its new owners hoping to become casino...
article Nevele's new owners close the deal for shuttered Catskills resort
(New York) -- The new owner of the Nevele has officially closed the deal, taking control of the aging resort in hopes of a grand renovation. “It's a first step...

3/20/2012

article $600M gambling resort planned in NY's Catskills
(New York) -- Plans to develop a $600 million resort with gambling on the site of the grandest old Borscht Belt hotel are being revived

3/19/2012

article Cappelli seeks $1.5 billion in Catskills project
(New York) -- A $1.5 billion federal lawsuit by Louis Cappelli – the developer who brought us such mega-projects as The City Center in White Plains and New Roc...

3/18/2012

article Westchester developers Cappelli, Tinson feud over Catskills resort
(New York) -- Two of Westchester’s biggest developers are competing to revive the Catskills’ former glitz and glory as soon as next year — if plans...

3/17/2012

article Odds rising for casino gaming at Nevele Hotel
(New York) -- "The steps taken so far may make this a reality," said Jeff Kaplan, mayor of Ellenville. "As opposed to the prior attempts that have failed...

3/14/2012

article Bonacic says Catskills will benefit if Cuomo succeeds in efforts to expand casino gambling beyond Indian reservations
(New York) -- State Sen. John Bonacic celebrated an anticipated deal in Albany on casino gambling Wednesday night, praising Gov. Andrew Cuomo for helping give Sullivan...

3/12/2012

article Barry Lewis: Plan for Concord site is the real deal ... this time
(New York) -- This time is different. It's gonna get built. I believe it. The whole works. A $600 million hospitality, entertainment and recreation destination that...

3/11/2012

article Sullivan basks in real casino promise
(New York) -- When Bob Fleischman moved to Sullivan County 45 years ago, locals told him his timing was perfect. Sure, Monticello was "bumper to bumper and shoulder...

3/9/2012

article Concord plan inspires hope
(New York) -- In this county that's seen it all when it comes to development dreams, the new Concord Resort would be unlike anything Sullivan County or the region...
article Developers have big plans for former Concord Hotel site
(New York) -- The ruins of the former Concord Hotel are a sad reminder to many Sullivan County residents of what once was. But more than that it also represents the...
article Plans for $600 million gambling resort revived
(New York) -- Plans to develop a $600 million resort with gambling on the site of the grandest old Borscht Belt hotel are being revived.

3/8/2012

article Another plan for casino resort at former Concord Hotel site
(New York) -- A plan to be publicly aired tonight in Monticello, N.Y., calls for development of a $600 million casino resort near the same site where Mohegan Sun hopes...
article Another spin: Plan to develop a $600M resort with gambling in NY’s Catskills is revived
(New York) -- Plans to develop a $600 million resort with gambling on the site of the grandest old Borscht Belt hotel are being revived.
article Concord plan inspires hope / Few hurdles mean rare promise
(New York) -- In this county that's seen it all when it comes to development dreams, the new Concord Resort would be unlike anything Sullivan County or the region...
article Cappelli Files $1.5B Federal Lawsuit
(New York) -- Prospective racino and convention centre developer Louis Cappelli has been quoted as saying that he will not stand to be a "punching bag" anymore...
article Cappelli files suit against track and racino developer on eve of meeting
(New York) -- In the latest battle over the former Concord lands, Westchester Developer Louis Cappelli filed a federal lawsuit this week against Empire Resorts and...
article Cappelli sues in wrangling over Concord
(New York) -- In the latest battle over the former Concord lands, Westchester developer Louis Cappelli filed a federal lawsuit this week against mpire Resorts and...
article Concord Associates files $1.5 billion suit against EPT/Empire Resorts
(New York) -- The latest round in the legal bantering over the future of the former Concord Resort properties comes in the form of a lawsuit, seeking massive damages,...
article “We don’t want/need a monopoly” on casinos, Cappelli says
(New York) -- The owner of the 116 acre former Concord Hotel property in Kiamesha Lake, developer Louis Cappelli, says he is not going to stand by and be Empire Resorts...

3/7/2012

article Planned $600 Million Catskill Resort Faces Suit and Doubts
(New York) -- Two companies are planning to develop the largest resort in upstate New York in decades — a $600 million entertainment, housing and gambling complex...

1/14/2012

article Sullivan casino a Bonacic priority
(New York) -- No doubt about it. If the powerful local lawmaker who will help craft the bill to legalize non-Indian casinos in the state has his way, one would be in...

1/8/2012

article Aqueduct casino may not trip up Catskills
(New York) -- For more than 30 years, Sullivan County casino supporters bet on the New York City metropolitan area for customers. That's one reason they long opposed...

1/6/2012

article Editorial: Gov. Cuomo picks a winner for casino
(New York) -- If you took a moment to read between the lines of Gov. Cuomo's State of the State address, there was an unmistakable, if unwritten and unspoken,...
article OP/ED: Casino plan gets clarity
(New York) -- When it comes to allowing casinos to be built in certain places in New York, including the Catskills, the state has tried various end-arounds but now...

1/2/2012

article Battle for Concord renewed
(New York) -- After a short-lived legal truce between former development partners, the battle of Concord has resumed in the Catskills in a volley of lawsuits and a new...

12/29/2011

article NYC casino wouldn’t hurt Sullivan gaming, says Bonacic
(New York) -- As the state readies to take on the issue of legalizing casino gaming, Governor Cuomo says he would support a casino in New York City, most likely at...

11/14/2011

article Casinos would be good, but tourism chief says there is much more in the Catskills
(New York) -- Development of casinos, whether they be Native American or those that could be approved by state constitution change years from now, would certainly boost...

11/6/2011

article Catskills casino plan is no sure bet
(New York) -- In gambling, the house is supposed to win. But Monticello Casino and Raceway has lost millions of dollars in the past three years and faces delisting from...

10/20/2011

article Gambling push raises Catskill casino stakes
(New York) -- The increasing likelihood that casino-style gambling will be legalized in New York has raised the stakes for dueling efforts to control gaming in the...

9/30/2011

article Empire Resorts extends partner agreements
(New York) -- Empire Resorts has extended an exclusivity agreement with two partners in developing a racino and hotel resort on former Concord land in Kiamesha Lake, the...

9/26/2011

article Concord foes attempt to stop racino project
(New York) -- As Concord owner Louis Cappelli is about to make a push to raise a reported $400 million in junk bonds to finance a racino and hotel in Kiamesha Lake, his...

9/4/2011

article ODATO: Scoring casino game
(New York) -- As Sen. John Bonacic prepared to take testimony this week on changing the state constitution to allow for commercial casinos, the Bureau of Indian Affairs...

8/16/2011

article Developers hope to start Mohegan Sun at Concord Downs project ASAP
(New York) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority hopes to move forward with its project to develop a Mohegan Sun casino and resort at the old Concord Hotel site in...

8/12/2011

article Cappelli seeks financing for Concord plans
(New York) -- It’s been 10 years since developer Louis Cappelli bought the land where the high-spirited echoes of Milton Berle, Alan King and Henny Youngman can be...

8/8/2011

article Senate leader supports legalizing casino gaming in New York
(New York) -- State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos is backing a proposal to legalize casino gaming in New York. Skelos told MidhudsonNews.com the time is right and...

7/19/2011

article Nation To Develop Catskills Casino
(New York) -- Although there has been no movement between the state and Seneca Nation to solve disagreements pertaining to the nation's three Western New York casinos, a...

7/18/2011

article Seneca Nation Pursues Catskills Casino
(New York) -- With the recent retraction of a Bush-era rule limiting off-reservation gaming, leaders of the Seneca Nation of Indians have re-stated their commitment to...
article Three casinos would give Sullivan visitors choices, says Bonacic
(New York) -- With plans on the drawing boards for three casino/resorts in the Town of Thompson, State Senator John Bonacic (R- Mount Hope) said that would open the...

7/15/2011

article Albany's casino stance unclear
(New York) -- After a meeting this week in Albany, Sullivan County officials, union leaders, developers and Indian tribes interested in building casinos in the Catskills...
article Seneca Nation reaffirms plans for Catskills off-reservation casino
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation still wants to build an off-reservation casino in the Catskills region of New York, tribal leaders said.

7/14/2011

article Seneca Nation affirms Catskills casino plans
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians, which owns 63 acres of land off exit 107 on Route 17 in the Town of Thompson, has reaffirmed its commitment to building and...
article Seneca Nation renews bid to put a casino in the Catskills
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation announced today it is renewing its attempt to locate a casino in the Catskills, a month after the federal government lifted a ban that...

7/13/2011

article Catskills gaming topic of session with local officials and Cuomo staffers
(New York) -- A number of Sullivan County area officials and union representatives met with members of Governor Cuomo’s economic development team in their effort...

7/12/2011

article Catskill Confidential: Cuomo's staff to meet with local officials on gambling
(New York) -- Sullivan County officials and unions will meet with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's staff in Albany on Wednesday to attempt to gauge the governor's position on...
article Westchester Developer Envisions a Jackpot in Catskills
(New York) -- After more than a decade of false starts and failed partnerships, Westchester developer Louis Cappelli is still betting he can turn the now-vacant site of...

7/7/2011

article Casino/resort players pledge mutual cooperation
(New York) -- Most of the players with plans to develop casino/resort complexes in the Monticello/Thompson area pledged to work in a cooperative fashion, Thompson Town...
article Tribes, developers attend casino summit in Sullivan
(New York) -- Several Indian tribes and developers emerged from a closed-door meeting in the Town of Thompson with a pledge not to fight each other - but the company...

6/28/2011

article Catskills Casino A ‘Little Less Impossible’ After Obama Rollback
(New York) -- The competition to build a full-fledged casino in the Catskills may soon get more crowded, with New York’s commercial gaming operators noting that...
article Cellini "invites" developers, indian tribes to closed-door meeting, or else
(New York) -- Thompson Supervisor Tony Cellini has sent a letter to developers and Indian tribes ordering them to attend a closed-door meeting in July at Thompson Town...

6/25/2011

article Empire Resorts says it’s solidifying Concord plans
(New York) -- The owner of the Monticello Casino & Raceway has reportedly come to a more formal agreement with Entertainment Properties Trust, which owns most of the...

6/10/2011

article Cappelli seeks $12 million in “marketing allowance” for Mohegan Sun project
(New York) -- Westchester developer Louis Cappelli, who is seeking to build a racino and harness racetrack at the site of the former Concord Hotel in Kiamesha Lake in...
article Catskills casino catfight
(New York) -- A Borscht Belt brouhaha is brewing. The state is entertaining developer Louis Cappelli's long-delayed plan to build a massive $600 million harness...

5/25/2011

article New York Tax Break Sees Casino Rivals In Land Battle
(New York) -- A Catskills racino is upping the ante with a proposal for a massive new gambling and entertainment destination as industry giants battle for control of the...

5/6/2011

article Big Plans To Revitalize the Catskills Hotel
(New York) -- It's a $600 million dollar development plan to transform a hotel site into a casino resort and racing facility -- and it could bring as many as 1,000...
article Cappelli partners with Mohegan Sun to build casino/racetrack on Concord site
(New York) -- Concord Associates, owned by Westchester developer Louis Cappelli, and the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority have agreed to terms to develop a $600 million...
article Concord, Mohegan Sun Propose Racino; Empire Unhappy
(New York) -- It has been reported that Concord Associates and the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority have struck a deal which would see the erection of a $600 million...
press release Empire Resorts Comments on Mohegan Sun Concord Announcement
(New York) -- Empire Resorts, Inc., today issued the following statement in response to the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority’s (Authority) announcement that it has...
article Mohegan Sun To Develop Casino In The Catskills
(New York) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, parent of the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut, announced yesterday plans with White Plains developer Louis Cappelli...
article No Joke: Mohegan Sun Heading To New York's Borscht Belt In $600 Million Deal
(New York) -- Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, the owner of Mohegan Sun, said Thursday it has entered into a joint venture with Concord Resort Hotel, the owner of the...
article Plans resurrected for Catskills resort / Mohegan Sun brings clout, Cappelli says
(New York) -- Concord owner Louis Cappelli insisted on Friday that his plans to resurrect his $600 million Concord project with new partner Mohegan Sun are for real, and...

5/5/2011

article Cappelli reboots Concord project
(New York) -- Concord owner Louis Cappelli and casino company Mohegan Sun announced a partnership Thursday to develop a gambling and racing resort intended to revive the...
article Casino Deal Gets a Boost
(New York) -- A long-stalled plan to transform a legendary Catskills hotel into a $600 million casino got a boost after the Westchester developer, Louis Cappelli,...
article Conn.'s Mohegan Sun in partnership with NY hotel
(New York) -- A Connecticut casino and resort and a New York developer announced Thursday a partnership to develop a gambling and racing resort intended to revive a...
article Conn.'s Mohegan Sun in partnership with NY hotel
(New York) -- An Indian tribal casino operator and a New York developer announced Thursday a partnership to develop a gambling and racing resort intended to revive a...
article Mohegan Sun partnering on NY Catskills casino
(New York) -- Mohegan Sun will be partnering a planned casino for the Catskills region of New York. An affiliate of the Sun’s parent entity, Mohegan Tribal Gaming...
article Mohegan Sun to partner on Catskills hotel-casino project
(New York) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority and Concord Associates have reached an agreement to develop a $600 million casino and horseracing resort facility in...
article Mohegan Tribe partnering on Catskills project
(New York) -- Growing up at Grossinger's, the family hotel in Liberty, N.Y., Mitchell Grossinger Etess, the chief executive officer of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming...

3/20/2011

article OP/ED: Amend state constitution to allow casinos
(New York) -- Over the last decade, state officials have tried a dizzying array of methods to have a casino built in the Catskills. All of them have failed miserably....

3/13/2011

article Bruised in White Plains, builder Cappelli bets on the Borscht Belt
(New York) -- After decades of false starts, a shifting cast of developers and several failed attempts by a host of different Indian tribes, the Catskills are once again...

3/9/2011

article Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians hasn’t given up on casino plan; Tribe still owns Madison County land
(New York) -- Humpty Dumpty is a story that Kimberly Vele can relate to. As president of the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians, Vele has experienced the real-...

3/3/2011

article Schumer isn’t letting up effort to bring casino to Catskills
(New York) -- A disappointed US Senator Charles Schumer says he is going to explore every option in his continuing attempts to bring a casino to Sullivan County. Late...
article Some state officials pushing for non-Indian gaming
(New York) -- With the demise of a proposed Indian casino for the Catskills, a push to make commercial gaming legal in more places in the state is again getting...
article Where does BIA rejection leave Madison County?
(New York) -- The Department of Interior’s denial of the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians gaming compact will concurrently end the tribe’s land...

2/24/2011

article Is the casino truly dead?
(New York) -- The Stockbridge-Munsee band of Mohicans has been trying to open a casino in Sullivan County for more than a decade, and in September 2009 they thought they...
article Plan to kill upstate casino is good news for Aqueduct
(New York) -- The New York Gaming Association cheered the federal government’s decision to kill a Native American tribe’s plan to build a casino in the...

2/22/2011

article Raceway Throws the Dice
(New York) -- The Department of Interior's rejection late last week of a controversial proposal for a megacasino in the Catskill Mountains outside New York was a big...
article New York racing industry revives push for table games
(New York) -- New York racing leaders are lauding a Bureau of Indians Affairs decision not to allow a proposed Indian casino in the Catskills, which they say would have...

2/21/2011

article Catskills casino plan is put to rest
(New York) -- Local politicians and horseracing industry officials are praising the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs for rejecting a proposal to build a Native American...
article SNI President Applauds Fed’s Catskill Move
(New York) -- Seneca Nation of Indians President Robert Odawi Porter is applauding a federal government move he said would void a proposed Catskills casino to be run by...

2/20/2011

article Private slots the new plot
(New York) -- As the federal government last week added to the pile of failed plans for tribal casinos in the Catskills, a newly minted and influential not-for-profit...

2/19/2011

article Feds kill Catskill casino proposal by Indian tribe
(New York) -- The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs on Friday rejected a proposal to build a Native American casino within driving distance of New York City in the storied...
article Feds reject Stockbridge Munsee Tribe’s proposed casino compact
(New York) -- The US Department of the Interior late Friday rejected a compact between the State of Newburgh and the Wisconsin Stockbridge Munsee Band of Mohicans to...

12/14/2010

article Lame duck’s last days to determine Carcieri, online gaming
(Washington D.C.) -- The battle over Indian gaming legislation continues to play out on the Hill during the last frenetic days of the lame duck session

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