The city of Schenectady, New York has approved a casino proposition regarding the Mohawk River. (Image: John Carl D’Annibale, Times Union)
There’s still a good way to get before anyone develops a brand new York casino, and there are many competitors still looking 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 path to success.
David Buicko and also the Galesi Group received an endorsement from the Schenectady City Council for their proposed casino as a right part of the Mohawk Harbor task. That regional approval that is governmental essential for the developer to be considered for the license from their state.
Casino Just Role of Development Plan
The Galesi-backed project wouldn’t be just a casino, but an entire redevelopment of a mile-long stretch of land along the Mohawk River. That area was once home to factories owned by American Locomotive, and will be developed to include domestic and retail areas, along with a brand new harbor.
But there’s additionally a casino as part of the plan. Buicko has partnered with Chicago firm Rush Street Gaming to incorporate a gambling hall to his proposal, and hopes that the development that is overall will allow them to make a casino license.
‘we are talking about a $450 million investment in the populous city of Schenectady,’ said councilman John Mootooveren. ‘ We need to ta […]