Monthly Archives: May 2013

Saratoga casino to expand – Racino plans $30M expansion — whether it gets full casino or not

Saratoga casino to expand – Racino plans $30M expansion — whether it gets full casino or not

May 29, 2013

Times Union The operators of a nearly decade-old racino joined the Spa City’s political and economic establishment on Tuesday to send an indirect message to Gov. Andrew Cuomo: They plan to grow regardless of whether their operation is chosen to host one of three new full-bore casinos planned by the… Read more »

Saratoga Casino and Raceway set for $30 million expansion

Saratoga Casino and Raceway set for $30 million expansion

May 28, 2013

YNN Before a room full of community business and civic leaders, Saratoga Casino and Raceway executives unveiled plans for a $30 million expansion project Tuesday, which include a hotel, spa, pool, upscale restaurant and events center. “You’re all here today to hear what’s next,” Saratoga Casino and Raceway Board Secretary… Read more »

New York gaming up 7 percent, report says

New York gaming up 7 percent, report says

May 20, 2013

The Saratogian New York gross gaming revenue rose 7 percent during the past year while slot revenues fell in three neighboring states, an industry report says. Much of the increase is fueled by Resorts World Casino New York at Aqueduct Racetrack, whose revenues jumped 17 percent during the past year.… Read more »

Owner of Two NY Racetrack Casinos Backs Cuomo and Oneida Nation Deal

Owner of Two NY Racetrack Casinos Backs Cuomo and Oneida Nation Deal

May 17, 2013

The Business Review The decision to give the Oneida Nation exclusive casino rights in central NY is good for the state and Vernon Downs, according to the harness track and casino owner Jeff Gural. According to a report by The Post-Standard of Syracuse, Gural, who owns Vernon Downs and Tioga… Read more »

Aqueduct Racino Surpasses $1 Billion in Revenues Since Opening in 2011

Aqueduct Racino Surpasses $1 Billion in Revenues Since Opening in 2011

May 16, 2013

New York Daily News Resorts World Casino has hit the jackpot since opening in 2011, surpassing $1 billion in total revenue, the operator said Thursday. The three-floor hub of electronic table games in South Ozone Park has not had its weekly revenue dip below $15 million since Feb. 16, the… Read more »

New York’s Racetrack Casinos Continue Growth While Neighboring States Continue Decline

New York’s Racetrack Casinos Continue Growth While Neighboring States Continue Decline

May 16, 2013

New York Sees 7% Increase While PA, CT & Atlantic City Slump This Month NYGA Members Generate $74 million for Education in April (Albany, NY) New York Gaming Association (NYGA) members continued positive growth for the year by generating more than $167 million in gross gaming revenues for the month… Read more »

New York Farm and Training Center Tour

New York Farm and Training Center Tour

May 14, 2013

Harness Racing A farm tour sponsored by the Agriculture and New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund and hosted by the Harness Horse Breeders of New York State will be held for the general public. This tour will afford an opportunity to observe some up and coming N.Y. Sire Stakes… Read more »

Job Fair Comes To Aqueduct

Job Fair Comes To Aqueduct

May 10, 2013

The Wave More than 20 non-profit organizations are hosting a mammoth job fair as part of an effort to help people find work in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The “Post Sandy Job Fair” will be held on Tuesday, May 14th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Resorts World… Read more »