The town of Schenectady, New York has authorized a casino proposal in the Mohawk River. (Image: John Carl D’Annibale, Times Union)
There’s nevertheless a good way to get before anybody builds A new York casino, and there are plenty of competitors still seeking to grab certainly one of four upstate licenses. But one project has earned an approval that is major will move it at least one space further down the long way to success.
David Buicko and the Galesi Group attained a recommendation from the Schenectady City Council for their proposed casino as component of the Mohawk Harbor task. That local approval that is governmental necessary for the developer become considered for the license from their state.
Casino Only Role of Development Plan
The project that is galesi-backedn’t be just a casino, but an entire redevelopment of a mile-long stretch of land over the Mohawk River. That area was once home to factories owned by American Locomotive, and is developed to include domestic and retail areas, along having a harbor that is new.
But there is also a casino as part of the plan. Buicko has partnered with Chicago firm Rush Street Gaming to include a gambling hall to their proposal, and hopes that the overall development package will allow them to make a casino license.
‘We are chatting about a $450 million investment in the city of Schenectady,’ said councilman John Mootooveren. ‘ We have to take the risks in Schenectady