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New casino opens in Schenectady

Feb 09, 2017 12:02 am
Rick Karlin reports in Capitol Confidential that Schenectady’s Rivers casino and resort opened Feb. 8, the second of four upstate New York casinos recently authorized by the state. Gambling raised $27.7 billion in state revenues in 2015, according to the NCSL’s State Legislature’s magazine. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, speaking at the opening of Rivers, said the new casino is a ”dream come true.” Read the full story in Capitol Confidential.