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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 »

Sullivan gets casino license

Sullivan gets casino license

December 22, 2015

Times Herald-Record – On a day many in Sullivan County feared would never arrive, the Montreign Resort Casino at Adelaar received its state license Monday to operate a casino in the county. The New York State Gaming Commission made it official at 2:39 p.m., with several county and state officials… Read more »

Racino lines up Morton’s The Steakhouse for hotel

Racino lines up Morton’s The Steakhouse for hotel

December 16, 2015

The Daily Gazette – A Morton’s The Steakhouse will be the marquee restaurant attraction at the Saratoga Casino and Raceway’s new hotel, officials announced today. They also announced that starting later this week the hotel will begin accepting reservations for dates starting June 17, 2016 — though they hope to… Read more »

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 »