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Wochit MGM declined to comment about its plans in Yonkers as it awaits final approval of the sale from the state Gaming Commission. A Jan. 3 closing date has been targeted, saidJoe Faraldo, president of the state's Standardbred OwnersAssociation who said he was recently briefed by MGM and Yonkers Raceway officials about the looming sale. Neither Yonkers Raceway management nor the Gaming Commission would comment about the sale. Gaming Commission spokesman Brad Maione refused to release MGM's application to the state for the sale, saying it is not public. At least parts of the application are clearly public and should be released,said Robert Freeman, executive director of the state Committee on Open Government. "There may be elements of it that would fall in the scope of the so-called trade secret exception, but many elements of it, Im sure, would be absolutely public," Freeman said. MGM will need a state licenses for harness racing andsimulcasting, as well as one to run Empire City, the state's second largest video-lottery facility. Spano said he believes MGM will want to build a SPORTS BETTING hotel and add an entertainment venue that has synergy with its 28 resorts across the globe. Only half of the97-acre property is developed.
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