Yearly Archives: 2016

Monticello Casino and Raceway unveils simulcast room

Monticello Casino and Raceway unveils simulcast room

October 27, 2016

10/26/16 – Mid-Hudson News Patrons of Monticello Raceway have a new option for playing the ponies at that track, or any other in North America. Monticello Casino and Raceway unveiled a simulcast room on Wednesday. The room, just off the gaming floor, is somewhat circular with several monitors on the… Read more »

Ribbon cutting held for new Saratoga Casino Hotel

Ribbon cutting held for new Saratoga Casino Hotel

July 13, 2016

7/6/16 – The Saratogian The new Saratoga Casino Hotel has created jobs for more than 100 people and one horse, named Harley. The large Clydesdale will take guests to and from Saratoga Race Course during the upcoming thoroughbred season in a gleaming black Victorian-era carriage. Driven by Harley’s owner, Troy… Read more »

Here’s when the new Saratoga hotel and steakhouse will open

Here’s when the new Saratoga hotel and steakhouse will open

June 28, 2016

6/24/16 – Albany Business Review Saratoga Casino Hotel, formerly Saratoga Casino and Raceway, will open next week – Albany Business Review The new Saratoga Casino Hotel will open next week after completing a $40 million expansion that includes a 117-room hotel, upscale steakhouse Morton’s, ballroom, indoor pool and other amenities.… Read more »

Major Expansion Planned for Aqueduct Casino

Major Expansion Planned for Aqueduct Casino

June 28, 2016

Blood-Horse – 6/27/16 The operator of the video lottery terminal casino at Aqueduct Racetrack plans a December groundbreaking on an expansion project expected to add more than 750,000-square-feet to the facility, but the plan hasn’t been presented to the New York Racing Association. The $400 million to be spent adding… Read more »

NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION UNVEILS STATEWIDE 2015 ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT

NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION UNVEILS STATEWIDE 2015 ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT

April 6, 2016

For Immediate Release: April 6, 2016 Contact: Michael Wilton, 518-436-1122 NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION UNVEILS STATEWIDE 2015 ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT Report: NYGA’s Facilities Spurred $3 Billion In Economic Activity For New York State Generating $888 Million For Education, A Significant And Consistent Source Of Funding Totaling $6.4 Billion Over Last… Read more »

Watch Sullivan’s casino being built

Watch Sullivan’s casino being built

March 7, 2016

Times Herald-Record – Empire Resorts, which is building the $1.3 billion Montreign Resort Casino at Adelaar in Sullivan County, has installed a time-lapse camera at the construction site to document and broadcast the transition from construction site to casino. Empire received a casino license from the state in December but… Read more »

As competition looms, NY’s racinos post strong year

As competition looms, NY’s racinos post strong year

January 26, 2016

The Journal News – The state’s nine racetracks with video-lottery terminals all, except one, had a strong 2015 as they face competition soon from three upstate casinos. The revenue from the video-lottery parlors was up 2.8 percent in 2015 compared to 2014, records from the state Gaming Commission showed. That’s… Read more »