Monthly Archives: November 2012

Monticello Casino and Raceway holding Toys for Tots collection

Monticello Casino and Raceway holding Toys for Tots collection

November 30, 2012

YNN A local business is working to make the holidays better for some area families. Monticello Casino and Raceway is holding a Toys for Tots collection from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. today. Members from the Marine Corps will be on hand to accept new, unwrapped toys. Collection boxes will… Read more »

Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs donate $200,000 for hurricane relief

Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs donate $200,000 for hurricane relief

November 27, 2012

The Daily Review Chairman of American Racing and Entertainment Jeff Gural, Tioga Downs Casino, and Vernon Downs Casino and Hotel are pleased to announce that they are donating $200,000 to the American Red Cross in aid of victims of Hurricane Sandy in New York City. Between Sunday, Nov. 11 and… Read more »

Empire City Casino Doubles Efforts To Help New York Rebuild

Empire City Casino Doubles Efforts To Help New York Rebuild

November 26, 2012

Patch The Yonkers casino is matching up to $100,000 of donations made by customers and staff. As New York embarks on a massive rebuilding effort after the devastating impact of Hurricane Sandy, Tim Rooney, President and CEO of Empire City Casino has pledged to match up to $100,000 of contributions… Read more »

Niagara County supports casino at Batavia

Niagara County supports casino at Batavia

November 23, 2012

Batavia News Niagara County is the latest municipality in Western New York to back efforts for a full-blown casino at Batavia Downs and eight other “racinos” in the state. The Niagara County Legislature on Tuesday approved a resolution in support of casino gambling at the nine race tracks that currently… Read more »

NY casino boosts thoroughbred breeding fund

NY casino boosts thoroughbred breeding fund

November 17, 2012

Paulick Report Aqueduct’s racino is to credit for more than $6 million being added to the state’s thoroughbred breeder award program this year. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released an audit on Friday that states that Thoroughbred Breeding and Development Fund revenues are expected to total $17.3 million in 2012 compared… Read more »

Aqueduct racino rakes in dough despite Superstorm Sandy’s wrath

Aqueduct racino rakes in dough despite Superstorm Sandy’s wrath

November 9, 2012

New York Daily News The Aqueduct racino’s earning power appears to be hurricane proof. The gambling hub operated by Resorts World Casino New York City raked in more than $8 million during the week that the city was under siege from Superstorm Sandy, according to recent State Lottery figures. That… Read more »

Food Bank of the Southern Tier announces 3rd Annual Virtual Turkey Drive

Food Bank of the Southern Tier announces 3rd Annual Virtual Turkey Drive

November 7, 2012

Steuben Courier The Food Bank of the Southern Tier announces its 3rd Annual Virtual Turkey Drive, sponsored by Tioga Downs Casino Racing & Entertainment, is underway now through December 31. The Food Bank of the Southern Tier announces its 3rd Annual Virtual Turkey Drive, sponsored by Tioga Downs Casino Racing… Read more »