Travel and Tourism Committee Update
April 7, 2014
The New York State Gaming Commission released the Request for Applications for the four casino licenses available for upstate facilities. Two very important deadlines are fast approaching:
- Applicants' questions due by 4:00PM EDT on April 11, 2014; this is the first round with another round of questions due by 4:00p.m. EDT on May 7, 2014.
Board responses to the first round of questions are due on April 23, 2014.
- $1 million application fee is due on April 23, 2014.
Wire instructions are available upon request from the Gaming Commission Finance Office. Contact Frank Roddy at 518-388-3354 or Frank.Roddy@gaming.ny.gov.
According to the RFA available on the Gaming Commission website, “if an applicant pays the $1 million fee and does not complete and submit its application on or before June 30, 2014, the Commission will return the fee less any reasonable costs the Commission will have already incurred related to the processing, including overhead and administrative expenses.”