Cuomo Signs NY Casino Bill, Sets Up Gaming Referendum

Law360, New York (July 30, 2013, 4:51 PM EDT) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed legislation establishing ground rules for the siting of full-service casinos which, pending voter approval of a parallel referendum on changing the state's constitution to allow for games like poker and craps, will see four resorts built upstate in coming years.

The Democratic governor's signature set up a final act in a long-term effort to bring the Empire State's gambling scene up to speed with many neighboring jurisdictions whose poker, roulette and craps tables are said to lure New...
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