New York Casinos Coming Along Smoothly?

When people think of casinos on the East Coast chances are good that Atlantic City is the area that comes to mind. However, while Massachusetts casinos are back in the news it also seems that several new casinos are going to be approved for New York very shortly.

What’s Going On In New York?

While New York State isn’t unfamiliar with casinos and the things that come with them, they haven’t been allowed in upstate New York in the past. At the present time though there are plenty of conversations going on about how many licenses the state gaming board is going to hand out, and where the new casino projects are going to be physically located.

How Many Casinos Are Being Built?

There are currently four separate proposals on the table, and three regional meetings scheduled to talk about other potential projects. There will be a meeting in Albany to talk about casino projects that may come to the state’s Capital Region, and there will be meetings in Poughkeepsie to discuss projects that might come to the Catskills and the Hudson Valley region. The last meeting is set to take place in Ithaca, and it will discuss possible projects coming to the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes region of the state.

An Open, Honest Dialogue

In addition to hearing the proposals put forth by those who want to build new casino projects, the New York State gambling officials are also listening to what the residents of areas that will be affected by these projects have to say. For instance, while supporters are arguing that these projects will bring economic success and prosperity, residents in Rensselaer County protested the Capital View casino project that was going to be built in East Greenbush. There is a back and forth between various parties at this point, and individuals who want their voices heard are making sure that the commission weighs what is going to happen.

What Will This Mean For Online Casinos?

One of the reasons that physical casinos have not been as big a draw for New York state residents is that online gambling is perfectly legal there. Even now, with all of these projects being discussed, no actions have been taken to limit online gambling. However, it’s silly to think that if several, massive casinos are built then that won’t have some kind of effect on the online gambling scene for those in New York.

The question that most people are wondering though is what will that effect look like?

On the one hand physical casinos could take away some of the business for online casinos. On the other hand they could lead to a lot of new bonus deals and offers being made to keep loyal players and lure new ones into joining an online casino. It’s even possible that physical casinos may branch out and offer online gambling options as well, just to cement their place in New York’s gambling culture. Right now people are waiting to see what happens.

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  1. Magnitude of the density of businesses in New York; the gambling owner may be good places to online gambling and casino should cooperate or affiliated to one another and gambling enforcement agencies must mediate and need New York governments support because of the potential and enormous opportunity owned by the city of New York is must compact. And provide bonuses attract and services for your customers. And honesty of the organizers of gambling in a gambling game is very important. Hope can grow as expected you all.

  2. for developing countries gambling business really provides a great advantage for entrepreneurs engaged in the field, in addition to the state will provide a large foreign exchange.

  3. Good idea, there are many people from many culture there. You can find every race on this planet lives in new york. City of world culture, the capital city of UN. Go for it…

  4. My concern is, a big casino always bring great entertainment with them all in one package.. will they threat traditional entertainment like broadway, carnegie hall concert etc? Can the “wizard of oz” theaterical drama compete with criss angel? Only time will tell..

  5. Maybe they can win as long as they can bring “king-kong live action” at the broadway.. lol.. just kidding..

  6. If the big casino come to new york, they must take part on a project to protect the new york city heritage, their culture, their unique social lifestyle, etc..

  7. Legal upcoming can definitely help raise the bar and increase the gross domestic produce. So, yeah in short, gambling and related business can prove to be a great blessing for any country that needs upliftment. This article was a good assessment of the situation.

  8. I have a feeling, that someday new york will be one of the world gambling capital..

  9. The reason why i have feeling like that, first new york city is the biggest city on earth, second, they are most populated city on earth, and the third and the best of all, new york city people are solitary, they comfort themselves with many kind of entertainment.. many of them often travel hundred of miles along the country to visit vegas or atlantic city. Now vegas and atlantic city will exist in their own city

  10. NC owned by his culture it is possible for all things can develop in his only problem approach, socialization and of course the most important of its marketing strategy.

  11. Nyc is a multi-ethnic city.. almost every race in this world lives there. I wonder if nyc casino will fascilitate them, by developing a traditional gambling game from every nation.. why not..

  12. it is a big question, for the mega city of New York’s why slow for business development at a casino? rather than if there was a casino in the area will be developed quickly than in other cities.

  13. the presence of such a large casino in new york city, creates the opportunity to get a job in the area will be greater, also turnover revenue in the region will increase.

  14. Because there’s is a strict regulation to open in a big city, mbach

    • I think regulation is strictly held to protect all businesses, and for the benefit of the surrounding community.

      • and usually also because of too many diverse interests who want to be involved in it.

  15. I can see both sides of this from gambling stand point, and from a casino stand point.
    A lambasted casino could bring in entertainment that really would not effect the flow of entertainment in New York. Realize most New Yorkers that do entertainment are not going to go to a casino on the outside of town for a country music concert.
    The other part of trying to get online players to come to casino is going to be tough. Most players that go to casino’s from new York have to go to Atlantic City already. It would save them time and money. The only way for them to succeed is by offering online access for gambling also.
    But what could happen is the lambasted casino’s could offer online players special deals for coming on into the lambasted casino to play.

    • @Ardodd : Do you think so? If that so, then it will good for the current social and culture of new york, Becasuse the casino won’t affect the activities that have already been there for a years.

  16. Of course @bernardbear you’re absolutely right for this, that day is not so far, when New York will be consider as gambling capital. And your given reason for this are also 100% correct. And no doubt, when New York will be the greatest state as gambling state, then it will be the World’s no.1 strongest state economically. But to come to this stage, they should put great efforts to make the online gambling legalize in their state.

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