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Saratoga Casino Hotel celebrates contributing $1 billion to NYS Education

Saratoga Casino Hotel celebrates contributing $1 billion to NYS Education

October 17, 2018

10/17/18 – Troy Record Saratoga Casino Hotel celebrates contributing $1 billion to NYS Education Saratoga Casino Hotel celebrated contributing $1 billion to New York State Education since expanding their harness track into New York State’s debut VLT facility in January 2004, Tuesday morning. Saratoga Casino Hotel reached the milestone officially… Read more »

$1 Million Yonkers International Trot at Empire City Casino Set for Saturday afternoon, October 13th

$1 Million Yonkers International Trot at Empire City Casino Set for Saturday afternoon, October 13th

October 9, 2018

October 5, 2018 NY Sports Day $1 Million Yonkers International Trot at Empire City Casino Set for Saturday afternoon, October 13th The $1-Million Yonkers International Trot at Empire City Casino will be contested on Saturday afternoon,October 13, at Yonkers Raceway when 10 of the world’s elite trotters converge on the… Read more »

Resorts World Casino New York City & American Red Cross Host Blood Drive

Resorts World Casino New York City & American Red Cross Host Blood Drive

April 18, 2018

Queens Gazette 4/11/18 Resorts World Casino New York City will host a blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross, this Thursday, April 19 from 12:30 to 5:30 PM. This blood drive is the first of the year in Resorts World’s six-year partnership with the American Red Cross. The… Read more »

$3.3 billion in economic activity in New York

$3.3 billion in economic activity in New York

May 25, 2017

5/19/17 – Harnesslink ALBANY, NY – The New York Gaming Association (NYGA) today released their Annual Statewide Economic Impact Report detailing the economic activity, education funding and quality jobs and local tax revenue generated by NYGA throughout the 2016 calendar year. With nine member facilities spanning every region of the state, NYGA once… Read more »

Racinos tout results amid casino competition

Racinos tout results amid casino competition

May 25, 2017

5/19/17 – Democrat & Chronicle ALBANY – The state’s nine racetracks with gambling operations are promoting how much they provide to the state in education dollars and jobs amid growing competition from casinos and a push by some of them to improve their tax rates. The racetracks, which stretch from… Read more »

NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION RELEASES STATEWIDE ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT

NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION RELEASES STATEWIDE ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT

May 18, 2017

NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION RELEASES STATEWIDE ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT NYGA Facilities Spurred $3.3 Billion In Economic Activity For New York Record $905 Million Generated For Education, Brings 12-Year Total To $7.5 Billion Supported An All-Time High Of Nearly 29,000 Quality Jobs Throughout New York Report Link: http://newyorkgaming.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/KSKD_NYGA_AnnualReport2016_v12_fin_web.pdf ALBANY, NY – The New York… Read more »

How VLTs saved NY horse racing

How VLTs saved NY horse racing

February 17, 2017

2/17/17 – Democrat & Chronicle ALBANY – In 2003, New York’s racetracks were paying out among the lowest prizes in the nation, and many of the tracks, particularly upstate harness facilities, were nearly set to be put out to pasture. Then the racetracks started adding video-lottery terminals, VLTs. Now, the… Read more »

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 »