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Vernon Downs Racing Casino and Hotel

The owner of Vernon Downs Jeff Gural says without intervention from state lawmakers, his business will close.

Oneida County Executive's Office

Oneida County officials want to capitalize on the state's recent investments in a hospital and nano technology center in the Utica area. They say the key to developing Utica is building an arts, sports and entertainment district in the city's downtown.

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The del Lago Casino in Seneca County has opened its doors. The  $440 million facility is one of several casinos opening in upstate after after New Yorkers approved a referendum in 2013 that allows for the creation of four non-Indian casinos upstate.

Opening date set for del Lago Resort & Casino

Nov 29, 2016
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Officials with the del Lago Resort & Casino in Seneca County have announced Feb. 1 is the opening  date for the $440 million project.

It's one of four new gambling facilities planned for upstate New York.

The general manager for the del Lago resort, Jeff Babinski, says he expects it to eventually become a destination for some convention business as well.