Monthly Archives: January 2013

Batavia Downs in the black

Batavia Downs in the black

January 8, 2013

Buffalo News Batavia Downs Casino showed a profit for 2012 for the eighth consecutive year, with a net income of $45.1 million. The operation, owned by Western Regional Off-Track Betting Corp., has been on the plus side every year since video lottery terminals were installed in 2005. The 2012 year… Read more »

Racino Owners Rolling Dice On New Statewide Ad Campaign

Racino Owners Rolling Dice On New Statewide Ad Campaign

January 7, 2013

Daily News Here is an item that got cut for space from today’s “Albany Insider” column: The operators of the state’s nine race-track virtual casinos will unveil Monday a statewide ad campaign in hopes of boosting their chances of upgrading to full-blown gambling halls with table games. The quarter-million dollar… Read more »

Batavia Downs rings in record year

Batavia Downs rings in record year

January 7, 2013

WIVB4 It was another record year at for the Batavia Downs Casino. The casino is boasting a 4 percent growth every year since opening in 2005. Western New York Off Track Betting reports that the casino’s 640 video lottery terminals racked up $45.1 million in net winnings- up more than… Read more »

Aqueduct Casino Helps Push Lottery Sales To Record Highs in 2012

Aqueduct Casino Helps Push Lottery Sales To Record Highs in 2012

January 5, 2013

Daily News Booming business at the Aqueduct racetrack racino helped push total state lottery sales up 12% in 2012, the Daily News has learned. In its first full year of operation, the Resorts World Casino at Aqueduct generated a hefty $667.7 million in net sales, according to stats the state… Read more »