Yearly Archives: 2013

Racino was indeed a good gamble

Racino was indeed a good gamble

October 23, 2013

Daily News October marks Resorts World Casino New York City’s successful two-year anniversary. Since opening in 2011, Resorts World Casino has quickly become one of the city’s most popular entertainment destinations. While we should always be mindful of the pitfalls of gaming, Resorts World Casino also offers a true entertainment… Read more »

Gaming to be on the ballot Nov. 5

Gaming to be on the ballot Nov. 5

October 22, 2013

The Daily Review On Friday, Oct. 18, Jeff Gural, owner of Tioga Downs and chairman of American Racing and Entertainment, gathered with members of the media to talk about an upcoming proposition that will be on the ballot for voters on Nov. 5. Proposition 1, according to Gural, would allow… Read more »

N.Y. Casino Proponents, Foes Make Their Cases

N.Y. Casino Proponents, Foes Make Their Cases

October 21, 2013

CBS Building new casinos would only add to the state’s problems, opponents of the proposal argued Monday. Those who support the measure, however, said more gambling would increase tax revenue, generate jobs and fund schools. A discussion presenting both sides of a referendum on amending the state constitution to allow… Read more »

Resorts World Casino welcomes new and free Red Express buses

Resorts World Casino welcomes new and free Red Express buses

October 21, 2013

Queens Courier Resorts World Casino welcomed a new bus fleet, the Red Express, which will take patrons from Manhattan to the South Ozone Park gambling spot. Casino president Edward Farrell, Community Board 10 chair Betty Bratton and State Senator Joseph Addabbo greeted the Red Express buses as they pulled into… Read more »

Yonkers Empire City Casino Celebrates $50 Million Addition

Yonkers Empire City Casino Celebrates $50 Million Addition

October 19, 2013

Yonkers Daily Voice The Empire City Casino in Yonkers hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony recently to commemorate the completion of a $50 million addition. The expansion includes two new restaurants, along with a craft cocktail lounge featuring retro bowling lanes, 30,000 square feet of new gaming space and an expansive… Read more »

Batavia Downs unveils $12 million transformation

Batavia Downs unveils $12 million transformation

October 17, 2013

Buffalo News Batavia Downs Gaming on Thursday unveiled a $12 million transformation of the racetrack at a grand opening with additional slot machines and three new restaurants. The harness racing track increased its video lottery terminals to about 800, moved them from the second to the first floor. Fortuna’s, an… Read more »

Fall Harvest Festival At Yonkers Sat.

Fall Harvest Festival At Yonkers Sat.

October 17, 2013

Standardbred Canada onkers Raceway is prepping for its fifth annual Fall Harvest Festival, a free, family-fun event, set for Saturday night (October 19). The Harvest Festival is slated from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the track apron at the historic half-mile oval, and showcases the thriving relationship between horse… Read more »