Monthly Archives: April 2013

New York Wins Big With Yonkers' Empire City Casino

New York Wins Big With Yonkers' Empire City Casino

April 30, 2013

Yonkers Daily Voice Casino is among the successful racetracks and casino’s in the country, producing nearly a half billion dollars in economic activity in 2012, according to a new report. The Yonkers Avenue racino attracted over 8 million visitors last year and generated more than $374 million in revenue for… Read more »

New York Racetrack Casinos Took in $1.8 Billion in 2012

New York Racetrack Casinos Took in $1.8 Billion in 2012

April 29, 2013

Post Standard New York’s nine racetrack casinos — or “racinos” — took in $1.8 billion last year, according to the first-ever New York Gaming Association’s annual report. The report says that $823 million of that money went to schools and that the casinos had a total employment of 6,000 people.… Read more »

Good Year For Racinos

Good Year For Racinos

April 29, 2013

Daily Gazette The state’s nine racinos had a $1.7 billion impact on the state’s economy and contributed $823 million for education funding in 2012, according to a report released this morning by the organization that represents the racinos. The New York Gaming Association argues that its report for last year… Read more »

Tioga Downs Posts Record Revenues

Tioga Downs Posts Record Revenues

April 18, 2013

WBNG A local racino is lauding record profits in it’s annual report to the state and with that, more money for schools. In it’s annual report, the racino said it generated $61 million from gaming revenues, which is an increase of two percent over the previous fiscal year. From this,… Read more »

Study: New York Racino Revenues Up 5 Percent

Study: New York Racino Revenues Up 5 Percent

April 18, 2013

City & State New York’s racetrack casinos posted record growth in slot machine revenue in the first quarter of this year, according to figures compiled by the New York Gaming Association, an industry group. The state’s nine racetrack casinos saw gross revenues rise by about $23 million to $472.9 million,… Read more »

Record Slot Growth at New York Gaming Facilities in 1st Quarter

Record Slot Growth at New York Gaming Facilities in 1st Quarter

April 18, 2013

NY Racetrack Casinos Again Outperform All Regional Competitors New York’s racetrack casinos – bolstered by strong growth in slot machine revenue for the first quarter of 2013 – widened their lead as the top performing gaming facilities in the Northeast, according to new industry figures. “The numbers don’t deceive,” said… Read more »

Vernon Downs Casino Announces Record-Breaking Year

Vernon Downs Casino Announces Record-Breaking Year

April 16, 2013

Observer-Dispatch Vernon Downs Casino recently announced record revenue for the fiscal year ending March 31. In 2012-13, the casino’s video lottery terminals generated $43.6 million, an increase of 1 percent from the previous year, according to a news release. “Thanks to the continued support of our patrons and community, we… Read more »

NYGA Hits Trifecta for Taxpayers

NYGA Hits Trifecta for Taxpayers

April 10, 2013

2012-13 Fiscal Year Proves Historic for New York in Revenue, Education Funding and Agribusiness Year Ends with Record One-Month Contribution to Education of $83.5 Million (Albany, NY) The New York Gaming Association (NYGA) today announced that the 2012-2013 fiscal year – which concluded on April 1 – was historic for… Read more »

New York State Cashing in on Racinos

New York State Cashing in on Racinos

April 8, 2013

Buffalo Business The New York Gaming Association said Monday that the state’s nine racetrack casinos generated gross gaming revenues of $1.83 billion — up 22 percent over the previous fiscal year. More than $1.2 billion of total revenue was generated for the New York, an increase of $267 million over… Read more »