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Mets owner Steve Cohen and Gov. Kathy Hochul were spotted together this week watching the Amazins beat the Phillies at Citi Field – even as the hedge fund billionaire is partnering with Seminole Hard Rock on a bid for state approval to open a casino next to the ballpark.
“Wonderful seeing Governor @KathyHochul, @StevenACohen2, and everyone who came out to #CitiField in support,” tweeted Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz Friday while posing for a photo with the governor and billionaire, both sporting Mets caps.
One Albany insider said the meet-and-greet looks “terrible” for both Hochul and Cohen.
“Anything with casinos involves plenty of scrutiny, so why would anyone put themselves in such a position?” said the insider.
Hochul’s office did not return messages.
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