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North Country’s casino hopes killed

Exclusivity deal reached with Mohawks

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Lake George’s hopes of a live-table casino were dashed Tuesday. Six regions in upstate New York were initially targeted for three upstate casinos in a plan laid out by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in anticipation of approval of a constitutional amendment allowing seven non-Indian live-table casinos. An exclusivity agreement reached with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, which operates the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino near the Canadian border, eliminates the North Country as a possible site for a ...

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