Nassau OTB to construct VLT Casino at Belmont Park
Thoroughbred horse track that is racing Park in Elmont, ny has been selected by Nassau Regional Off-Track Betting Corp. to host a small casino venue with as many as 1,000 video lottery terminals, regional media reported on Tuesday.
The OTB was looking for a site to locate the VLT facility for quite some time as comparable efforts had previously been refused 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.
In 2013, Nassau and Suffolk Counties on longer Island were given the nod by the state to each launch a small casino without any a lot more than 1,000 video clip lottery terminals. It’s important to remember that the devices are hooked in to the state lottery but are particularly similar to conventional slot machines. Many saw the VLTs for the two counties as being a settlement for longer Island being denied the best to utilize for the license for the construction of the casino that is full-scale.
Nassau OTB stated in the Tuesday statement it has selected the Belmont web site after an ‚exhaustive‘ review of all available choices. The corporation that is county-owned added so it was using Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, who’s recognized to have already been close to ny State Gov. Weiterlesen