Casino construction at Bridgeport, N.Y. to begin soon

Apr 4, 2017 3:00 AM

The Oneida Indian Nation in upstate New York will soon begin construction on its third Central New York casino, this one in Bridgeport, reports the website syracuse.com.

The report says the casino will cost $40 million to $50 million.

Construction will begin in May, according to Oneida Nation officials. They estimate the project will create 250 construction jobs and open in spring 2018.

It will be a 24-hours-a-day operation called Point Place Casino.

The Oneida Nation’s flagship Turning Stone Casino and Resort in Verona opened in 1993