Monthly Archives: January 2014

Racino workers support expanded casino gambling in Saratoga Springs

Racino workers support expanded casino gambling in Saratoga Springs

January 14, 2014

Times Union At a time when anti-casino advocates here seem to grab much of the spotlight, longtime employees of the Saratoga Casino and Raceway gathered Tuesday to share their stories, saying gaming simply provides good jobs and stability for local families. Roughly a dozen racino workers assembled at the Saratoga… Read more »

Empire Resorts is "well positioned" for gaming casino, official says

Empire Resorts is "well positioned" for gaming casino, official says

January 9, 2014

Mid-Hudson News Following Governor Cuomo’s announcement that selection of companies to develop gaming casinos in New York will move ahead as early as March, the executive vice president of Empire Resorts, Charles Degliomini, said they now have a “clear path and timing for the creation of resort destination casinos in… Read more »

Cuomo appoints area leader to chair state Gaming Commission

Cuomo appoints area leader to chair state Gaming Commission

January 8, 2014

Rochester Business Journal Hobart and William Smith Colleges President Mark Gearan will chair the state commission that will decide where four non-Indian casinos will be located in Upstate New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. Cuomo, during his annual State of the State Address in Albany, cited Gearan’s breadth of… Read more »