Group urges State Gaming Commission to not grant license to southern tier


ALBANY, N.T. – A group opposed to casinos has urged state gambling officials not to grant a license to a facility in the Southern Tier.

The Coalition Against Gambling in New York wrote to a State Gaming Commission official on Monday, saying casinos will be a detriment to residents and the state as a while.

Last month, three casino projects were approved in the Catskills, Schenectady, and the Finger Lakes.

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