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Proposed East Greenbush casino gains support

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EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y. -- The casino at East Greenbush announced backers to its proposal.

The plan now being endorsed by several area businesses.

Chairman William Drake and Chairman John Murray, as well as the Town of Poestenkill, are also throwing support behind the proposal.

Owners of some of the businesses throwing in support say the casino will ultimately bring in more customers that will help build strong businesses.

On May 22, the Town of Poestenkill passed a resolution in support of the casino, noting it would help the town maintain a stable economic environment.

The East Greenbush Casino is a $300 million project -- the proposed site would be off Thompson Hill Road.

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