Monthly Archives: March 2014

Wolfgang Puck Express enhances Finger Lakes racino

Wolfgang Puck Express enhances Finger Lakes racino

March 25, 2014

Democrat & Chronicle Fine dining — under a moniker most synonymous with culinary prestige — meets high-end gaming at the new delectable addition to the Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack “racino.” Wolfgang Puck Express, a new restaurant in the recently expanded section of the gaming floor, offers hand-crafted gourmet pizzas,… Read more »

Consultant hired by state to help casino siting board

Consultant hired by state to help casino siting board

March 24, 2014

Times Union A law firm that includes lobbyists for major gambling companies will be helping the New York Gaming Commission develop plans for licensing casinos in Upstate New York. The commission’s Gaming Facility Location Board hired Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP as an adviser and to help vet applications and… Read more »

Empire Resorts, Inc. and Monticello Raceway Management, Inc. Participate in National Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Empire Resorts, Inc. and Monticello Raceway Management, Inc. Participate in National Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal Empire Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ-GM:NYNY) (“Empire”) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Monticello Raceway Management, Inc. (“MRMI”) are participating in National Problem Gambling Awareness Month (“NPGAM”). The National Council on Problem Gambling (“NCPG”) sponsors the NPGAM campaign, a grassroots public awareness and outreach campaign. The goal of this campaign… Read more »

Empire Resorts Unveils Plan for $750 Million Casino in Catskills

Empire Resorts Unveils Plan for $750 Million Casino in Catskills

March 13, 2014

New York Times Empire Resorts, the company that operates a small slot machine parlor at the Monticello racetrack in the Catskills, unveiled plans on Thursday for a $750 million casino resort nearby, the first of what may turn out to be a dozen competing proposals for one of four state… Read more »

Casino raises for City Harvest

Casino raises for City Harvest

March 6, 2014

Queens Chronicle Resorts World Casino New York City announced Feb. 26 a $100,000 donation to City Harvest to fight hunger across the city, during the casino’s first annual Mid-Winter Taste event to benefit City Harvest, featuring food, wine, and cocktails from New York’s most popular eateries. The $100,000 contribution came… Read more »