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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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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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