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Town of Florida supports casino proposal

FLORIDA, N.Y. – Officials in a Mohawk Valley town are supporting a $250 million casino proposal.

The Town Board in Florida, located in Montgomery County unanimously approved a resolution in support of a casino proposed by Clairvest Group Inc. and Great Canadian Gaming Corporation.

The developers that are seeking to build the casino near the City of Amsterdam are seeking a 60-day application extension and a reduction in the $50 million licensing fee.

The casino would be off Thruway Exit 27, straddling Amsterdam and The Town of Florida.

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