Nassau OTB to Build VLT Casino at Belmont Park
Thoroughbred horse racing track Belmont Park in Elmont, ny is chosen by Nassau Regional Off-Track Betting Corp. to host a little casino location with as many as 1,000 movie lottery terminals, regional media reported on Tuesday.
The OTB happens to be looking for a site to find the VLT facility for quite some right time as similar efforts had formerly been rejected by residents of neighboring communities. The county-run entity said in a Tuesday statement with a portion of the Elmont-based horse racing track where a 100,000-square-foot VLT casino could be opened together with food and beverage and entertainment facilities that it now wants the New York Racing Association to provide it.
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 is vital to remember that the devices are hooked to the state lottery but have become similar to slot that is traditional. Many saw the VLTs for the two counties as a payment for longer Island being denied the proper to apply for a license for the construction of the casino that is full-scale.
Nassau OTB stated into the Tuesday statement so it has plumped for the Belmont site after an ‘exhaustive’ review of all available choices. The corporation that is county-owned added so it happens to be using Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, who’s proven to have been close to ny State Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in order to secure the materialization of its VLT plan. Continue reading “Nassau OTB to Build VLT Casino at Belmont Park”