Monthly Archives: April 2014

Racino owners cross the river

Racino owners cross the river

April 22, 2014

Times Union After months of contentious debate, the owners of the Saratoga Casino and Raceway have abandoned plans for a full-blown casino at Saratoga Springs’ 10-year-old racino in favor of a new site off Interstate 90 in East Greenbush. The move fundamentally resets the chessboard as multiple developers vie for… Read more »

Tioga Downs Casino announces 2014 Summer Concert Series

Tioga Downs Casino announces 2014 Summer Concert Series

April 21, 2014

Owego Penny Saver Tioga Downs Casino is proud to announce their Summer Concert Series lineup. The 2014 Series kicks off on May 30 with legendary rock group “Tommy James and the Shondells”, 70s hit-makers “Kansas” follow on June 20, and “Yes” inaugurates Independence Day Weekend with a performance on July… Read more »

And they're off! Thoroughbred racing starts at Finger Lakes track

And they're off! Thoroughbred racing starts at Finger Lakes track

April 21, 2014

Brighton-Pittsford Post Excited fans swarmed trackside as jockeys and horses pounded across the finish line on opening day of Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack’s 52nd live thoroughbred racing season. “Its great to have racing back as it brings added energy to the entire facility,” said FLGR Senior Director of Marketing… Read more »

Empire Resorts Submits $1 Million Application Fee for Catskills Casino License

Empire Resorts Submits $1 Million Application Fee for Catskills Casino License

April 21, 2014

Wall Street Journal Empire Resorts, Inc. (together with its subsidiaries, “Empire”) (NASDAQ-GM:NYNY) today submitted the $1 million application fee to the New York State Gaming Commission for a destination gaming resort license (“Gaming Facility License”) in the Catskills. Pursuant to the Request for Applications (“RFA”), an individual, entity, consortium or… Read more »

Empire Resorts and SUNY-Sullivan Announce Partnership

Empire Resorts and SUNY-Sullivan Announce Partnership

April 7, 2014

The Wall Street Journal After the publication of the New York Gaming Facility Siting Board’s Request for Applications which calls for a development plan that includes workforce training programs, Empire Resorts, Inc. (“Empire”) (NASDAQ-GM:NYNY) announced it has begun collaborating with SUNY-Sullivan to develop a comprehensive training program, customized to prepare… Read more »