December 20, 2011
Lake George Mayor Robert Blais (left rear) advises the village Board Monday Dec. 19 to bankroll a study of the potential impact of a gambling casino located either in Lake George or in Saratoga Springs. He said such a study was vital in providing information to the public on the pros and cons of local casinos, since legislation is now under serious consideration that would bring a proposal to legalize casinos outside Native American reservations up for a public vote.
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With casino gambling poised to be brought to public vote in New York State, Lake George Village leaders expect Lake George will be a targeted site for such a development, and they want the public to be informed of the potential impact of a local casino.