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Chamber gives sign of Schenectady casino support

A marquee at the corner of State Street and Erie Boulevard in downtown Schenectady promotes the proposed Mohawk Harbor Casino on Monday, the day casino proposals were due at the New York State Gaming Commission offices in Schenectady.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
A marquee at the corner of State Street and Erie Boulevard in downtown Schenectady promotes the proposed Mohawk Harbor Casino on Monday, the day casino proposals were due at the New York State Gaming Commission offices in Schenectady.
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The Chamber of Schenectady County is so supportive of a casino in Schenectady that it paid to promote the proposed project in giant red letters on a marquee. Chuck Steiner, president of the chamber, said the message was displayed Monday in downtown Schenectady so casino hopefuls dropping off applications with the state Gaming Commission could see the love. “We feel strongly about a casino here and felt the message was appropriate on the day that ...


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mwbaird
July 2, 2014
11:05 a.m.

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As I said once before. The Chamber should all get on a bus and go to downtown Niagara Falls or the casino in downtown Buffalo (harbor) to see the impact. Casinos want to keep business IN the casino. You are doing all business owners downtown a disservice.

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