New York state has authorized up to four casino licenses to be divided among three regions: the Albany-Saratoga area, the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region and the Catskills and mid-Hudson River Valley. A state board is now evaluating the applications and is set to make its recommendations this fall. Here's a look at the contenders:
CATSKILLS AND MID-HUDSON RIVER VALLEY:
Caesars New York in Woodbury, Orange County. By Caesars Entertainment.
Sterling Forest Resort in Tuxedo, Orange County. By Genting Americas.
Resorts World Hudson Valley in Montgomery, Orange County. By Genting Americas.
The Live! Hotel and Casino in South Blooming Grove, Orange County. By Cordish Companies and Penn National Gaming.
Hudson Valley Casino & Resort in Newburgh, Orange County. By Saratoga Casino and Raceway and Rush Street Gaming.
Grand Hudson Resort & Casino in New Windsor, Orange County. By Greenetrack.
Montreign Resort Casino in Thompson, Sullivan County. By Empire Resorts.
Mohegan Sun at The Concord in Thompson, Sullivan County. By Concord Kiamesha LLC and Mohegan Gaming NY.
Nevele Resort, Casino & Spa, Ellenville in Ulster County. By Nevele.
Rivers Casino & Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady, Schenectady County. By Capital Region Gaming.
Howe Caverns Resort & Casino in Howes Cave, Schoharie County. By Howe Caves Development.
Unnamed facility in Amsterdam, Montgomery County. By Florida Acquisition Corp.
Hard Rock in Rensselaer, Rensselaer County. By Hard Rock International.
Capital View Casino & Resort in East Greenbush, Rensselaer County. By Saratoga Casino and Raceway and Churchill Downs.
FINGER LAKES-SOUTHERN TIER:
Tioga Downs Casino in Nichols, Tioga County. By Tioga Downs Racetrack.
Traditions Resort & Casino in Johnson City, Broome County. By Traditions Resort & Casino.
Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre, Seneca County. By Wilmorite.