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Cuomo says gambling could mean billions

by TSchmitt
Wed, Feb 29th 2012 08:43 am

A plan by Governor Andrew Cuomo to legalize full casino gambling in New York State could be a financial boon.  The New York Gaming Association has released a report suggesting such a move would generate over $3.3 in economic output.  The group also suggests that legalizing non-Indian casino gambling could create some 17,000 construction-related jobs and over 8,000 permanent jobs.  NYGA believes recurring annual revenue for the state in such a move would be north of $975 million. 


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