Casino License Welcomed At Schenectady City Hall

Dec 21, 2015

Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy is all smiles at city hall after the Rivers Casino project got a license from the state gaming commission on Monday.
Credit Dave Lucas

Almost exactly a year after the process got under way, New York state gambling regulators today officially approved licenses for three new casinos under construction in the Catskills, Schenectady and the Finger Lakes. WAMC’s Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports from City Hall in Schenectady, where the ruling is being celebrated.