Monthly Archives: March 2013

Big Changes To Batavia Downs Casino

Big Changes To Batavia Downs Casino

March 22, 2013

YNN “It’ll look like a real casino,” said Tom Balk, director of Buildings and Grounds, speaking about the big changes being made to the Batavia Downs Casino. The Batavia Downs Casino opened in May of 2005 and is changing its look completely. Located on the second floor inside the old… Read more »

Racino cuts $5,000 check for charity

Racino cuts $5,000 check for charity

March 19, 2013

Daily Gazette The Saratoga Casino & Raceway gave $5,000 to the Saratoga Springs Lions Club this morning to secure their role as premier sponsor of the club’s annual duathlon. This will be the ninth time the racino has held this distinction and the second year the property will host the… Read more »

New York Gaming Wins Another Round for Schools, Tops in the Northeast

New York Gaming Wins Another Round for Schools, Tops in the Northeast

March 15, 2013

NYGA MEMBERS OUTPERFORMING CONNECTICUT CASINOS IN 2013 2013 Tax Revenue for New York Up 3 % While CT is Down 20 % New York’s Racetrack Casinos Continue Strong Growth While Rest of Northeast Feels Effects of Saturation & Cannibalization (Albany, NY) New York Gaming Association (NYGA) members continue to out-perform… Read more »

Empire City Casino Job Fair Friday, Nearly 100 Positions Open

Empire City Casino Job Fair Friday, Nearly 100 Positions Open

March 14, 2013

Yonkers Daily Voice Job hunters will want to polish up their resumes as Empire City Casino in Yonkers looks to fill nearly 100 positions. Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano and state representatives have joined forces to host a job fair Friday at the Yonkers Riverfront Library, highlighting dozens of available jobs… Read more »

Resorts World Continues Its Hot Streak: Outpaces Connecticut Casinos In Feb. Revenue

Resorts World Continues Its Hot Streak: Outpaces Connecticut Casinos In Feb. Revenue

March 13, 2013

Queens Gazette Resorts World Casino New York City continued to beat out neighboring casinos, as Connecticut’s two casinos reported double-digit declines in gaming revenue while Resorts World Casino continued to improve at record pace. For February, slot revenues for the two casinos fell 21% to $83.9m compared to last year’s… Read more »

New York State Bests Atlantic City in 2013 Gross Gaming Revenue

New York State Bests Atlantic City in 2013 Gross Gaming Revenue

March 11, 2013

NYGA CONTINUES HOT-HAND FOR EDUCATION WHILE NEW JERSEY CRAPS OUT 2013 Tax Revenue for New York Up 3 % While NJ is Down 20 % (Albany, NY) New York State is topping New Jersey’s Atlantic City casinos in gross gaming revenue, a huge win for New York’s education and affirmation… Read more »

Vernon Downs Looking to Fill Part Time and Full Time Positions

Vernon Downs Looking to Fill Part Time and Full Time Positions

March 4, 2013

B104.7 Vernon Downs Casino Hotel and Racetrack is looking to fill positions throughout the facility as they prepare for the upcoming 2013 Harness Racing season. This season is especially notable because it marks the 60th anniversary of the racetrack. Vernon Downs is holding job fairs on Saturday, March 9 from… Read more »