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Key upstate senator: Upstate-only casino plan won't fly
A key upstate senator said Thursday that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo must broaden his casino-expansion plan if it hopes to survive a statewide referendum.
Sen. Tom Libous (R-Binghamton), the No. 2 Republican in the state Senate, said Cuomo’s proposal to develop just three casinos upstate likely can’t win enough support statewide. Casinos in neighboring states and gambling proponents will spend heavily...