Niagara Falls organizing to get casinos

July 06, 2001 8:37 PM


The Niagara Falls Coalition for Casino Gaming is banding together to sway elected officials in New York to support development of casinos.

The coalition is trying to encourage public officials to approve a compact recently agreed by Gov. George Pataki and the Seneca Nation of Indians to partner casinos in Niagara Falls, Buffalo and possibly on the Southern Tier.

The citizens group is planning a community rally July 9 at the Niagara Falls Convention and Civic Center in support of casino gambling.