Casino windfall comes to counties
Three weeks following the reopening of Tioga Downs as a Vegas-style casino surrounding counties are already cashing in on the own jackpots.
A portion of the casino's $20 million license fee is being distributed to six counties and one municipality in the Southern Tier.
Among the other payouts in the Tioga Downs region:
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• Chemung County: $289,556
• Schuyler County: $69,528
• Tompkins County: $706,934
• Wayne County: $139,328