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Thursday, April 20, 2023

Some in Coney Island doesn’t want a Casino


It looks like a lot of folks in different areas of  NYC don’t want a casino in its backyard. Coney Island is against it. A lot of folks in Willets Point are against it. Even folks out on Long Island at the Nassau Coliseum are against it.

From the NY Daily News

This project is a travesty,” one speaker fumed. “Please leave us alone!” another remarked. “You can’t come in and give a vague promise of jobs,” said a third.
Many expressed skepticism of developers’ promises of jobs and other economic benefits at the forum, which was hosted by Community Board 13 at a restaurant a stone’s throw from the famous Brooklyn boardwalk.
Not a single member of the public expressed outright support for the plan.

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Where do you think the casinos end up? Remember there are three licenses up for grabs.

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