Forum set on upstate NY casino plan

Posted at: 04/29/2013 11:35 AM
By: AP

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LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) - Another upstate New York tourist town is looking into the idea of casino gambling.
    
Lake George Mayor Robert Blais has scheduled a public forum Tuesday evening to get a sense of where residents stand on casino gambling in Warren County.
    
Officials in Saratoga Springs and Essex County have already expressed an interest in a gambling casino.
    
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has outlined a plan to boost tourism and economic development by allowing as many as three resort gambling casinos in upstate New York. The proposal would be subject to a referendum.

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