Monthly Archives: November 2015

Statement from NYGA President James Featherstonhaugh

Statement from NYGA President James Featherstonhaugh

November 12, 2015

Statement from NYGA President James Featherstonhaugh – Sports Betting “We applaud Attorney General Schneiderman for attempting to bring some clarity to the issue of fantasy sports betting.  If the games are found to be illegal, they should be stopped immediately until the appropriate legislative and constitutional changes are made.  If… Read more »

Empire City Named Best Casino by ‘Casino Player Magazine’

Empire City Named Best Casino by ‘Casino Player Magazine’

November 3, 2015

Award-winning Empire City Casino has earned five more honors – including Best Casino – from Casino Player Magazine, America’s premier gaming lifestyle magazine based in Las Vegas, NV, in its “Best of Gaming” Awards in 2015 (October issue).  The Yonkers-based casino, which is celebrating its Ninth Anniversary (first opened October 2006), received top honors in a quintet of… Read more »

Resorts World Casino Prez Honored For Philanthropy

Resorts World Casino Prez Honored For Philanthropy

November 2, 2015

Queens Gazette – Resorts World Casino New York City (RWNY) President Ryan Eller was honored at the City & State Reports Hospitality, Gaming and Tourism Awards on Tuesday, October 20. Eller received the award for Outstanding Achievement in Fostering Community Engagement Through Corporate Philanthropy, Volunteerism & Emergency Preparedness, in recognition… Read more »

Tioga Downs casino project wins approval

Tioga Downs casino project wins approval

November 2, 2015

Times Union – A special Gaming Facility Location Board gave its approval Wednesday for Tioga Downs in rural Nichols, Tioga County, to be the site of state’s fourth Las Vegas-style casino. The ruling, which allows for the expansion of the harness track-racino venue, was made despite an earlier ”no” vote amid worries… Read more »