Monthly Archives: August 2013

No Sure Bet: Four Casinos In The Cards—Or Are They?

No Sure Bet: Four Casinos In The Cards—Or Are They?

August 24, 2013

City & State On July 30 Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Upstate New York Gaming Economic Development Act into law. Should voters approve it by popular referendum in the November general election, four new full-scale casinos would be built, spread out over three parts of the state: the Catskills/ Hudson… Read more »

Pro-casino ads are likely on the way, Business Council chief says

Pro-casino ads are likely on the way, Business Council chief says

August 7, 2013

LoHud The head of the state’s largest business organization said her group is likely to partner with others to bankroll advertisements in favor of New York’s upcoming referendum on casinos, she told Gannett’s Albany Bureau on Wednesday. Heather Briccetti, president and CEO of The Business Council of New York State,… Read more »

Tax Dollars Generated by NYGA Members Continue to Climb

Tax Dollars Generated by NYGA Members Continue to Climb

August 6, 2013

New York Sees 6.2% Increase in Tax Contributions over July 2012 (Albany, NY) The New York Gaming Association reported today that July gross gaming revenue from its nine members was $166,258,506 with $111,743,723 of tax revenue going to the State. That amount was 5.4% higher than revenue generated in July… Read more »