Monthly Archives: April 2012

New York Gaming Association Launches Public Campaign to Promote Funding for New York's Education

New York Gaming Association Launches Public Campaign to Promote Funding for New York's Education

April 23, 2012

New York Gaming Association: Good for Education, Good for New York $667 Million – Enough for Nearly 10,000 Teachers – Generated in 2011 (Albany, NY) – The nine racetracks that make up the New York Gaming Association (NYGA) have generated $3.15 billion for education since 2004 – including nearly $667… Read more »

Monticello Casino and Raceway generates $24.4 million for state education

Monticello Casino and Raceway generates $24.4 million for state education

April 11, 2012

Mid-Hudson News Monticello Casino and Raceway generated $24.4 million for education in New York State during the 2011-12 fiscal year, according to data released by the New York State Division of the Lottery. A total of 39 percent of the facility’s net win goes directly to the Lottery to fund… Read more »

Slot$ more state school aid from racinos

Slot$ more state school aid from racinos

April 10, 2012

New York Post New York’s nine “racinos” generated $667 million in aid for schools last year — an increase of 28 percent. The increase was fueled in part by the opening of the Aqueduct “Resorts World” racino, which generated more than $100 million in its first five months. And Yonkers… Read more »

Tracks Tout Revenue From VLTs For Schools, And Their Profits Soared Too

Tracks Tout Revenue From VLTs For Schools, And Their Profits Soared Too

April 9, 2012

LoHud The New York Gaming Association, the lobbying group for the state’s nine racetracks, is touting the nearly $667 million that the state’s video-lottery terminals generated for education in the 2011-12 state fiscal year, which ended March 31. Records from the state Lottery shows that the net win—the amount that… Read more »

New York Gaming Association: Good for Education, Good for New York $667 Million – Enough for Nearly 10,000 Teachers – Generated in 2011

New York Gaming Association: Good for Education, Good for New York $667 Million – Enough for Nearly 10,000 Teachers – Generated in 2011

April 9, 2012

Extraordinary Revenue Generated by New York State Gaming Association Members (Albany, NY) The nine racetrack casinos that make up the New York Gaming Association (NYGA) generated nearly $667 million for education in fiscal year 2011-2012, according to recently released data by the Division of Lottery. As part of NYGA’s ongoing… Read more »