STATEWIDE -- Nearly two dozen entities submitted the $1 million filing fee to gain the rights to build a casino in one of the three commercial zones north of New York City.
By Wednesday's midnight deadline to file, 22 applications were received. Ultimately, four of those proposals will be chosen for the first three regions:
•Finger Lakes/Southern Tier
The completion of the application filing fees kicks off the start of the next phase in the casino process. The filing fee will now be used to conduct extensive background checks on the developers, their companies, and the proposals.
Click here for a full list of entities who submitted an application.