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The village of Islandia in Suffolk County will receive $2 million a year for the next 20 years from gaming company Delaware North as part of a deal to allow a video lottery terminal casino to operate in the village.

Mayor Allan Dorman calls it a “taxpayer relief agreement,” and says it could cut residential property taxes in half.

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Connecticut has announced its new Keno game, introduced in April, brought in $12 million in its first two months. That’s nearly twice what the state had projected.

Long Islanders Protest Proposed Casino

Jul 7, 2016
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Residents of the Suffolk County village of Islandia are up in arms over plans to build a casino at the Islandia Marriott hotel in the village.

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Two separate bills to legalize and regulate daily fantasy sports and some other forms of gambling are moving through the legislature, but anti-gambling groups say they should be stopped.

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Tony D’s is a sports bar in Fairfield. Rows of TVs line the walls. Most are tuned to sports, but one of them shows an ongoing keno game. Keno is a lottery-like game where participants pick numbers off a screen.

The first keno games debuted in Connecticut on Monday.

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