Jeff Gural

FILE – In this Tuesday, July 7, 2015 file photo, Jeff Gural, owner of Tioga Downs, poses at the racino in Nichols, N.Y. A new resort casino is likely headed to New York’s Southern Tier. Tioga Downs plans to expand its offerings and build a hotel, restaurants and concert venue at its existing race track slot parlor in Nichols. The plan was endorsed by state gambling regulators Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)