Nassau OTB to Build VLT Casino at Belmont Park
Thoroughbred horse racing track Belmont Park in Elmont, nyc is selected by Nassau Regional Off-Track Betting Corp. to host a little casino place with as many as 1,000 video lottery terminals, local media reported on Tuesday.
The OTB was buying site to find the VLT facility for a relatively good time as comparable efforts had previously been rejected by residents of neighboring communities. The county-run entity said in a Tuesday declaration that it now wishes this new York Racing Association to give it with a part of the Elmont-based horse racing track where a 100,000-square-foot VLT casino could be opened as well as food and beverage and activity facilities.
A small casino with no more than 1,000 video lottery terminals in 2013, Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island were given the nod by the state to each launch. It’s important to remember that the devices are hooked to the state lottery but are particularly just like old-fashioned slot machines. Many saw the VLTs for the two counties as being a settlement for longer Island being denied the proper to apply for a permit for the construction of the casino that is full-scale.
Nassau OTB said in the Tuesday statement it has opted for the Belmont web site after an ‘exhaustive’ review of most available options. The corporation that is county-owned included so it is working together with Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, that is proven to were close to New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo, so that you can secure the materialization of its VLT plan. Lire la suite