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  • People play video roulette at the new Resorts Editorial: Expand NY gambling, but carefully

    First of an occasional series Prohibition didn't work well in New York State, but it would have fared even worse ...

  • Architectural rendering in 2012 of the interior of Editorial: Big wager, big questions at Big A

    The greatest city in the world ought to have the largest and best convention center in the nation. But taxpayers shouldn't pay for it.If Genting Group, the Malaysia-based gambling behemoth, and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo can make that happen in Ozone Park, with Genting paying, great. If, as advertised, the plan is transparent and elevates the community -- while opening up the West Side of Manhattan to better uses by replacing the Javits Center -- there's reason to cheer it.

  • Randy King, chairman of the tribal trustees of Editorial: Let the Shinnecocks cash in

    Third in an occasional series.   It's long past time for the Shinnecock Indian Nation -- whose South Fork land ...

  • The Racing Forum on Motor Parkway in Hauppauge, Editorial: Privatize OTBs in New York

    Fourth in an occasional series. New York State and the counties that host the regional off-track betting corporations have received ...

  • A statue of Secretariat at Belmont Park in Editorial: Belmont needs a better future

    Fifth in an occasional series. Thirty-nine years ago, Secretariat raced from history into legend. Big Red won the Belmont Stakes ...

  • A billboard posted in Albany by the New Editorial: Anticipate gambling addictions

    If New York is to make casino gambling legal beyond Indian-run operations, we ought to do so with our eyes ...

  • Video lottery terminals at Resorts World Casino-New York Editorial: More gambling questions to consider

    Genting Group's multibillion-dollar wager on a huge convention center in Queens is really not that risky a bet for the ...

  • Bingo players at the Empire Hose Co. fire Wagering in New York State: a history

    1821, 1846, 1894 Three successive versions of the state constitution ban lotteries for money prizes, with wording of the prohibition ...