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N.Y. Racetracks: Gaming Spurs Job Creation

N.Y. Racetracks: Gaming Spurs Job Creation

February 17, 2012

The Journal News By Joseph Spector ALBANY — In a bid to build support for getting full-scale casinos, the state’s nine racetracks released a report Thursday touting the tracks’ economic benefits. The report from the New York Gaming Association, the tracks’ lobbying arm, uses figures from the state Lottery Division… Read more »

Study: Impact of "racinos" is worth $2B

Study: Impact of "racinos" is worth $2B

February 17, 2012

Buffalo Business First A trade group says a study shows that New York state’s racetrack operated gaming operations generate $2 billion to the economy. The New York Gaming Association cited a study done a New York City consulting firm, Appleseed, regarding the nine “racinos” across the state. Two operate in… Read more »

Racino $2B sure thing

Racino $2B sure thing

February 17, 2012

New York Post Ka-ching! New York has hit the jackpot with the stream of cash rolling in from the state’s nine racinos, including the new gambling parlor at Aqueduct Racetrack, according to a report released yesterday. The network of racinos generated about $2 billion in economic activity last year and… Read more »

Report Helps NY Racetrack Casinos Make Case

Report Helps NY Racetrack Casinos Make Case

February 16, 2012

Blood Horse By Tom LaMarra A report done for the New York Gaming Association says the organization’s members—nine racetrack casinos in the state—generate almost $2 billion a year in “economic output,” with support for horse racing and breeding accounting for $368 million a year. The analysis, conducted by New York… Read more »

Batavia Downs lining up support to offer table games in full-service casino

Batavia Downs lining up support to offer table games in full-service casino

February 16, 2012

The Batavian Leaders of Western Regional Off-track Betting Corp. are lining up support to turn Batavia Downs into a full-service casino and they took their case to the Genesee County Legislature on Wednesday. In a meeting with the Ways and Means Committee, three representatives of Batavia Downs told the committee… Read more »

New York Gaming Association Predicts $3.3 Billion Boom From Legalized Gambling

New York Gaming Association Predicts $3.3 Billion Boom From Legalized Gambling

February 16, 2012

YNN The New York Gaming Association has released a new report suggesting that legalizing full casino gambling in the state would “generate more than $3.3 billion in economic output, which includes wages, salaries and the purchase of goods and services.” It goes on to suggest that New York would see… Read more »

Gaming Association: New York made more than $1 billion from racetrack casinos

Gaming Association: New York made more than $1 billion from racetrack casinos

February 16, 2012

The Post-Standard By Charles McChesney Albany, NY — Nine racetrack casinos generated nearly $2 billion in economic output, according to a study released Thursday by the New York Gaming Association. The economic impact analysis by New York firm Appleseed found the racetrack casinos directly or indirectly supported 17,400 jobs in… Read more »

Study: New York Gaming Association Members Creating Jobs

Study: New York Gaming Association Members Creating Jobs

February 16, 2012

The Business Council – Capital Business Blog By Heather Jung New York Gaming Association (NYGA) members generated approximately $1.96 billion annually in economic output including wages and salaries and the purchase of goods and services, according to a new economic impact analysis conducted by an independent firm. This analysis also… Read more »

New York study shows $1.96B casino impact

New York study shows $1.96B casino impact

February 16, 2012

Daily Racing Form By Matt Hegarty A group representing New York racetrack-casino operators on Thursday released a study it funded purporting to measure the economic impact of casinos as part of a public-relations campaign to get table games legalized at their facilities. The group, the New York Gaming Association, was… Read more »

Statement from President James Featherstonhaugh regarding today’s Siena Research Institute Poll

Statement from President James Featherstonhaugh regarding today’s Siena Research Institute Poll

February 6, 2012

“The results of the latest Siena Research Institute Poll demonstrate yet again that a majority of New Yorkers support of enhanced casino gaming. “Like previous polling on this issue during recent months, today’s Siena poll shows that New Yorkers across a broad spectrum of backgrounds and regions favor a Constitutional… Read more »