Tag: casino

Islandia Village OKs Controversial Mini-Casino at Marriott Hotel

Village of Islandia officials authorized the opening of a mini-casino at the Marriott Hotel over the objections of gambling opponents who packed village hall for the brief special meeting on Friday morning. Critics say the mini-casino will bring crime to the community but the village touted its economic benefits. The approval would make it the first gambling parlor of its kind in Nassau or Suffolk counties.

Nassau OTB Picks Belmont for Mini-casino

The announcement comes nearly a year after the OTB bowed to public opposition and nixed similar plans for Westbury.

Nassau County Casino Proposals Slammed by Anti-Gambling Group

"It's a question of whether or not we really want to push gambling."
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