Monthly Archives: February 2013

NY RACINOS OUTPACE CASINOS

NY RACINOS OUTPACE CASINOS

February 16, 2013

Paulick Report According to the New York Gaming Association, the state’s nine racinos reported gaming revenues of $147 million for January, up 8 percent from last year. Those statistics put the racinos ahead of casinos in New Jersey (whose revenue fell 16 percent for the same period) and Pennsylvania (whose… Read more »

Red Cross lauds Vernon Downs, CEO

Red Cross lauds Vernon Downs, CEO

February 16, 2013

Rome Sentinel The American Red Cross Central New York Region has received a combined donation of $200,746 from Vernon Downs Casino Hotel and Tioga Downs Casino for the Superstorm Sandy relief fund for New York City and Long Island. A total of $60,440 was raised through employee contributions and a… Read more »

New York Racinos Outpacing Regional Rivals

New York Racinos Outpacing Regional Rivals

February 15, 2013

Blood Horse Hoping to convince state officials to give them full-blown casino rights, New York’s racino operators say their financial performance continues to improve and is outpacing percentage returns of casinos in nearby Northeast states. The New York Gaming Association, which represents nine racinos in the state, reported gross gaming… Read more »

Resorts World Casino Celebrates Black History Month

Resorts World Casino Celebrates Black History Month

February 13, 2013

Queens Gazette Resorts World Casino New York City has begun a month-long celebration of Black History Month with an exhibit featuring photographic work from the archives of the New York Daily News. This retrospective will tell the important story of the incredible impact the African American community has had not… Read more »

Resorts World Casino Tops $1.2 Billion Played For The Second Straight Month

Resorts World Casino Tops $1.2 Billion Played For The Second Straight Month

February 12, 2013

The Saratogian Resorts World Casino New York City began 2013 on the right foot in January, recording its second straight month of $1.2 billion played, according to figures recently released by the New York Lottery. With gross gaming revenues of $59.1 million in the month of January, the third highest… Read more »

NYGA Members still Bucking Trend for New York Taxpayers

NYGA Members still Bucking Trend for New York Taxpayers

February 12, 2013

NYGA MEMBERS STILL BUCKING TREND FOR NEW YORK TAXPAYERS DESPITE SLUGGISH GAMING NUMBERS ACROSS NORTHEAST, NYGA CONTINUES TO IMPROVE FROM 2012 Two-Month 2013 Revenues Up 3 % in New York, Down 5% in Keystone State (Albany, NY) Through the first two months of 2013, New York’s gaming model continues to… Read more »

Red Cross recognizes Tioga Downs Casino, Vernon Downs Casino Hotel for $200,000 donation

Red Cross recognizes Tioga Downs Casino, Vernon Downs Casino Hotel for $200,000 donation

February 10, 2013

The Daily Review The American Red Cross Central New York Region hosted a news conference Friday morning at Tioga Downs Casino in Nichols, N.Y. to recognize and thank the owner, employees and patrons of Tioga Downs Casino and Vernon Downs Casino Hotel for contributing more than $200,000 to the Super… Read more »

Saratoga County leaders make pitch to governor's office: Pick Saratoga Springs as casino site

Saratoga County leaders make pitch to governor's office: Pick Saratoga Springs as casino site

February 6, 2013

The Saratogian A bipartisan group of local officials told the governor’s office on Wednesday why the Spa City should have a Las Vegas-style casino. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed phasing in full-scale gaming venues, with slots and table games with dealers, at three upstate sites. The measure is expected to… Read more »