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The Islandia Village Board passed a $4.4 million budget for next year. It will reduce property taxes by 25 percent, and increase spending. The budget relies on revenue from the casino at the Islandia Marriott Hotel…that is not yet finished.

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Construction on the Video Lottery Terminal Casino at the Marriott Hotel in Islandia is underway, and despite delays it is scheduled to open in February.

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Construction is underway on a new Video Lottery Terminal casino in the Marriott Hotel in Islandia, Long Island. Delaware North, the company that recently bought the hotel, expects the casino to open in December, but opponents of the casino say the company is taking a big risk.  

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Opponents of a proposed Video Lottery Terminal Casino in Suffolk County are suing to overturn its approval by the Islandia Village Board.

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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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