The Southern Tier is guaranteed one out of the four casinos to be built in upstate New York. The licenses are expected sometime this year and the competition for the Southern Tier casino is starting to heat up.
Jeff Gural is the owner of Tioga Downs, where ground was recently broken on an expanded parking lot. Gural’s plan is to offer the full casino experience at his racetrack and electronic gambling site. But first he needs to win one of the new gaming licenses.