New York to Award First Vegas-Style Casino Licenses This Week

A ball sits on a roulette wheel in the Cammegh Ltd. booth at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) inside the Venetian Macao resort and casino, operated by Sands China Ltd., a unit of Las Vegas Sands Corp., in Macau, China,

Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

New York state plans to select sites for its first full-scale casinos this week as Caesars Entertainment Corp. and Genting Bhd. vie to build a gambling palace within an hour’s drive of the Big Apple’s 8.4 million residents.

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