New York voters approve 7 Las Vegas-style casinos

ALBANY — New Yorkers are all in for casinos.

Voters on Tuesday easily approved a Gov. Cuomo-backed amendment to the state Constitution that allows up to seven Las Vegas-style casinos in New York.

"The passage of Proposal One is a big win for local governments, school districts, and taxpayers across New York State,” Cuomo said in a statement.

Cuomo’s effort was supported by a powerful coalition of business and labor leaders who raised more than $4 million for the campaign to support the amendment.

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