NY Takes Big Step Toward Poker, Craps With Casino Deal

Law360, New York (June 19, 2013, 2:48 PM EDT) -- New York legislative leaders said Wednesday they have hashed out a plan to site four full-service casinos upstate, an agreement that also paves the way for a November popular referendum on whether the state's constitution should be amended to include table games such as poker, craps and roulette.

Along with expected passage, for the second session, of an amendment that ultimately would allow for up to seven casinos across the Empire State, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the siting bill provides the framework for an initial round...
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