Yearly Archives: 2013

Tioga Downs gives back to the community; casino owner recognized

Tioga Downs gives back to the community; casino owner recognized

December 22, 2013

The Daily Review On Dec. 20, four area organizations benefited from the generosity of Tioga Downs and Jeff Gural, owner of Tioga Downs Casino in Nichols, N.Y. and CEO of American Racing and Entertainment, LLC. In true Christmas spirit, Gural, in a presentation held at the Nichols, N.Y. casino, presented… Read more »

NY's Finger Lakes launches online wagering with Sportech

NY's Finger Lakes launches online wagering with Sportech

December 20, 2013

Gaming Intelligence Sportech has launched a new online horse race betting platform for New York’s Finger Lakes Racing Association, a subsidiary of Delaware North Companies. In operation since 1962, the Finger Lakes racetrack in upstate New York provides live thoroughbred horse racing as well as gaming, which it introduced in… Read more »

Resorts World Casino Hosts NY Cares Coat Drive Through End Of January

Resorts World Casino Hosts NY Cares Coat Drive Through End Of January

December 19, 2013

Queens Gazette This winter, Resorts World Casino New York City will host a NY Cares Coat Drive at its facility, near the coat check area on the Times Square level, to help provide crucial layers of warmth for those in need. The drive starts on Monday, December 9th and will… Read more »

Pro-Casino Coalition Launches In Saratoga Springs

Pro-Casino Coalition Launches In Saratoga Springs

December 11, 2013

WAMC A new pro-casino coalition of community members and business owners is entering the discussion surrounding casino development in Saratoga Springs. The group Destination Saratoga announced at a press conference that it is seeking to convince area residents that before developers submit their proposals for full-size casinos in New York,… Read more »

Barbara Bedell: Raceway to host children's holiday party

Barbara Bedell: Raceway to host children's holiday party

December 10, 2013

Times Herald-Record The third annual children’s holiday party at Monticello Casino & Raceway will begin at 12:30 p.m. Sunday when Bob Beauregard, one of Santa’s helpers, arrives in the Winner’s Circle in a horse-drawn jog cart. Children are invited to welcome Santa, who will pose for pictures. The free party… Read more »

Franklin Community Center Receives Funding From Saratoga Casino and Raceway Foundation

Franklin Community Center Receives Funding From Saratoga Casino and Raceway Foundation

December 6, 2013

Saratoga Today Saratoga Casino and Raceway Foundation recently gave an award of $2000 to support Project Lift, Franklin Community Center’s after school prevention program. Project Lift strives to educate youth on the dangers of drugs, alcohol and gambling through character building activities that promote self-esteem and enhance peer relationships. “With… Read more »

Job Readiness Day For Veterans In Westchester

Job Readiness Day For Veterans In Westchester

December 4, 2013

Talk of the Sound Unemployment is particularly high among veterans – about 6.3 percent compared to 7.3 percent nationwide. For those returning from Afghanistan and Iraq, unemployment is even higher – at about 10 percent. County Executives Robert P. Astorino and Mary Ellen Odell hope some targeted job training for… Read more »

Drivers donate to injured horseman

Drivers donate to injured horseman

December 4, 2013

Post Star The drivers at Saratoga Casino and Raceway will donate 5 percent of their drivers fee on Wednesday to fellow horseman Anthony Coletta. Coletta, 31, from Jersey City, N.J., was critically injured in a four-horse accident at Harrah’s Philadelphia Racetrack on Nov. 17 when he was thrown from his… Read more »