Monthly Archives: August 2012

Tioga Downs Casino to Present Check to the Southern Tier Veterans Support Group

Tioga Downs Casino to Present Check to the Southern Tier Veterans Support Group

August 29, 2012

The Daily Review Racing and Entertainment Jeff Gural will be at Tioga Downs at 2 p.m. on Sept. 3 for an important presentation. As a way of giving back to those who have so heroically served and protected us, a check for all ticket sales proceeds from the August 10th… Read more »

With Springsteen Concert, Will Vernon Return to Glory Days?

With Springsteen Concert, Will Vernon Return to Glory Days?

August 28, 2012

Observer-Dispatch Tonight’s Bruce Springsteen concert is one of the biggest events Vernon Downs has hosted since Jeff Gural became principal owner in 2006. And it’s definitely the biggest name it will see for awhile — “The Wrecking Ball Tour” show will be the track’s last concert this year. In the… Read more »

Casino Nets $23M for N.Y. Education

Casino Nets $23M for N.Y. Education

August 22, 2012

The Journal News Empire City Casino generated nearly one-third of the $71 million raised for education through gaming at racetrack casinos statewide in July, the Yonkers casino announced. The $23 million raised by Empire City in partnership with the New York Lottery will fund public schools. “We have produced well… Read more »

NY Racetracks Generating Big Bucks for Schools

NY Racetracks Generating Big Bucks for Schools

August 9, 2012

Harness Racing New York Gaming Association (NYGA) members continue to produce significant funding for New York’s schools, generating over $71 million for public education in July, according to data available on the Division of Lottery’s website. In addition to directly funding New York’s public schools, the monthly payments help keep… Read more »

New York’s Schools Cash In

New York’s Schools Cash In

August 8, 2012

New York Gaming Association Members Helping to Control Property Taxes: Generate More than $71 Million in July for Education (Albany, NY) New York Gaming Association (NYGA) members continue to produce significant funding for New York’s schools, generating over $71 million for public education in July, according to data available on… Read more »