Casino Siting Flap Could Endanger NY Gambling Expansion

Law360, New York (February 7, 2013, 6:29 PM EST) -- Sharp disagreements between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York state lawmakers over who would pick locations for full-scale casinos exploded into the public eye Thursday, threatening to derail a proposed constitutional amendment to expand the industry despite what experts see as the strong allure of budget-balancing revenue.

On one side of the standoff is Cuomo, who wants a newly formed state gaming commission to choose upstate locations for an initial round of three expanded casinos, and on the other is lawmakers who want the choice to...
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