Town of Newburgh offered $3 million a year in host fees for casino at Newburgh Mall

Resorts World is offering the Town of Newburgh $3 million a year in host-community payments as part of its proposal to open a gambling hall with 1,300 video gaming machines in the Newburgh Mall.

Representatives of the casino operators introduced their plans to the Newburgh Town Board Monday night, saying the new operation would employ 200 to 225 full-time workers. Roughly 200 construction workers would labor on the $32 million project to turn a 68,877-square-foot section of the indoor mall into Resorts World Hudson Valley.

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