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New York mulls paying league fees for sports betting

Aug 07 2018

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. A top New York state gaming official said on Tuesday that paying fees to professional sports leagues is under consideration by state regulators who are drafting rules that govern betting.

New York moves to offset federal tax changes in $168 billion budget deal

Mar 31 2018

ALBANY, N.Y. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state legislature agreed late on Friday on a $168 billion budget for fiscal 2019, including measures aimed at offsetting damage to taxpayers from new federal tax changes.

New York's new casinos produce weaker-than-projected revenues

Aug 09 2017

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. New York State’s three new commercial casinos are turning out much weaker gambling revenues than projected, with gross receipts at one gaming hall off about 40 percent.

New York State passes $163 bln budget, raises criminal responsibility age

Apr 09 2017

ALBANY, April 9 Travelers across New York state will get the chance to summon ride-sharing cars under a $163 billion state budget passed on Sunday that includes a free public college tuition program and ends imprisoning people younger than 18 with adults.

New York passes emergency spending plan to avoid shutdown

Apr 03 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. New York lawmakers on Monday passed an emergency spending plan authorizing Governor Andrew Cuomo to pay bills and keep the state government operating for the next two months.

New York lawmakers vote to legalize fantasy sports games

Jun 20 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. Fantasy sports moved a step closer to being legal in New York on Saturday when lawmakers approved the daily and season-long games, clearing a path for FanDuel, DraftKings and others to offer them to millions of players in the state.

New York lawmakers vote to legalize fantasy sports games

Jun 18 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. Fantasy sports moved a step closer to being legal in New York on Saturday when lawmakers approved the daily and season-long games, clearing a path for FanDuel, DraftKings and others to offer them to millions of players in the state.

New York lawmakers vote to legalize fantasy sports games

Jun 18 2016

ALBANY, NEW YORK, June 18 Fantasy sports moved a step closer to being legal in New York on Saturday when lawmakers approved the daily and season-long games, clearing a path for FanDuel, DraftKings and others to offer them to millions of players in the state.

NY state reaches deal to raise minimum wage toward $15 an hour

Apr 01 2016

ALBANY, New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo and state legislative leaders reached a deal on Thursday to raise New York state's minimum wage towards $15 per hour, but fell short of a uniform state-wide increase.

NY state in tentative deal to raise minimum wage toward $15 an hour

Mar 31 2016

ALBANY, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and state legislative leaders reached a tentative deal on Thursday to raise New York state's minimum wage towards $15 per hour but fell short of a uniform state-wide increase, lawmakers said.

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