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Discussion Begins To Pick Aqueduct Casino Winner
New York Governor David Paterson announced the 3 bidders "vying for lucrative rights to develop a casino at Aqueduct racetrack have all passed a critical background check by the state," reported bloodhorse.com. Paterson (who along with 2 legislative leaders will be making the final decision on who gets the casino contract) said the 3 groups were all cleared by the state inspector general's office & "we've now started to discuss a process by which we pick a winner.” The bidders are: Delaware North; SL Green & Hard Rock Entertainment; & Australian-backed Capital Play & Mohegan Sun.