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Thor Equities and its development partners are proposing a $3-bilion casino project for Coney Island

Thor Equities-Led Group Affirms Plan for Coney Island Casino Bid

Thor Equities, Saratoga Casino Holdings, The Chickasaw Nation and Legends jointly announced on Monday their plans to respond to New York State’s request for applications to operate a casino in New York City. The group plans to submit a comprehensive casino, hotel, and entertainment proposal for Coney Island. 

In a joint statement, the group said, “For more than a generation, Coney Island has been waiting for a year-round economy that creates not just jobs – but careers. Our partnership is unique, combining unrivaled gaming expertise, an unsurpassed track record in entertainment, and a commitment to serving the local community like no other. We look forward to submitting our bid and setting a new standard in economic revitalization and resiliency for New York.” 

Added Thor Equities COO Melissa Gliatta, “This is Brooklyn’s moment and we can think of no better place for a world-class entertainment destination than right here in Coney Island.” 

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