Hudson Valley casino to break ground this summer

Resorts Word Hudson Valley is expected to open in early 2022

Resorts World Hudson Valley, a video lottery gaming casino planned for the Newburgh Mall, is expected to break ground this summer and could open by early 2022.

The town of Newburgh Planning Board approved plans to build Resorts World Hudson Valley on Thursday night, one week after the town board enacted a zoning change for the venture, which was the last approval needed.

The $32 million project will renovate the former Bon-Ton department store into a 90,000 square foot electronic gaming casino located 44 miles from its sister property, Resorts World Catskills in Sullivan County. Resorts World estimates the construction effort will employ 200 people.

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