New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Center, last week dropped his opposition to a proposal allowing a company to develop a “racino” at the Aqueduct Race track in Queens.

The state plans to sell $250 million of bonds in fiscal 2010 to finance the development of the facility, and Delaware North Cos. will pay a one-shot $370 million payment that the state has been counting on to help balance its budget.

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