Governor Hochul’s $216B budget could bring casino gambling to New York City

Jan 18, 2022

Gov. Kathy Hochul played the ace up her sleeve Tuesday by including a plan that could bring legal, casino gambling to New York City in her $216.3 billion budget proposal.

Hochul’s record-breaking spending plan allows the state Gaming Facility Location Board to issue a Request for Applications to open three new gambling parlors in addition to the four already operating upstate.

Source: New Business Herald