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$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 »

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 »