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NO ‘MADE’ SERVICE: The state’s priority while adding casinos like Empire City in Yonkers is to keep mob influence out, says Gov. Cuomo

Gov. Cuomo had a warning for “wise guys” and organized crime figures who might look for a cut of New York’s legal gambling action — stay out! reports ERIK KRISS , the NY Post

And to make sure that the state’s growing gambling industry remains on the straight and narrow, he envisions a Nevada-style state gambling commission that would regulate New York casino gambling, which he hopes lawmakers and state voters approve by late next year.

“Sell the rights, maximize your profits, regulate it, make sure no wise guys get involved,” Cuomo said during a meeting with The Post’s editorial board. read more Here