File photo- Visitors play the slot machines at the Resorts World Casino at Aqueduct Racetrack on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, in Jamaica, New York. Resorts World Casino was New York City's first legalized gambling "racino" at Aqueduct Racetrack.
The New York State Gaming Commission is holding hearings on the issue of gambling addiction. It’s part of a process that will allow the building of up to seven new casino gambling resorts in New York over the next several years.
A New York State Supreme Court judge is expected to decide next week whether the State Board of Elections should change the wording of a casino gambling amendment. Critics say the wording is unfairly supportive of gambling.