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Simulcasting to France from Yonkers on Sunday

Simulcasting to France from Yonkers on Sunday

November 7, 2014

Harnesslink Yonkers Raceway is readying for the international intrigue that comes with the debut of Sunday simulcasting to France. The first of the Raceway’s six Sunday matinee racing programs—post time 11 AM—goes this weekend, offering any number of handicapping variables. The Sunday cards are going to be front-loaded with trotters,… Read more »

Empire Resorts subsidiary finalizes horsemen’s association contract, gains support for casino proposal

Empire Resorts subsidiary finalizes horsemen’s association contract, gains support for casino proposal

November 5, 2014

Mid-Hudson News Empire Resorts, Inc. Tuesday announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Monticello Raceway Management Inc. and the Monticello Harness Horsemen’s Association have entered into an agreement that governs the conduct of the raceway and association relating to horseracing purse payments, the simulcasting of horse races and certain other payments. The… Read more »

Empire Resorts, Inc.’s Monticello Casino & Raceway Becomes New York’s First 18 and over Gaming Facility; Takes Steps to Prevent Underage Gambling

Empire Resorts, Inc.’s Monticello Casino & Raceway Becomes New York’s First 18 and over Gaming Facility; Takes Steps to Prevent Underage Gambling

October 7, 2014

Market Watch Empire Resorts, Inc. (nasdaqgm:NYNY) (together with its subsidiaries, “Empire”) announced today that it will no longer permit individuals under the age of 18 years of age to enter Monticello Casino & Raceway (“MCR”). As a responsible member of the gaming industry, Empire wants its guests to enjoy the… Read more »

Yonkers – in "For The Cure"

Yonkers – in "For The Cure"

October 1, 2014

Harnesslink When Yonkers Raceway presents its sixth annual harness racing Fall Harvest Festival Saturday, Oct. 11, all the entertaining elements are coming back… …live music, pony rides, New York State craft beers, exciting harness racing (including the Legislators’ Challenge), face painting, a pumpkin patch and so much more in a… Read more »

Tioga Downs Casino raises funds with Christmas for Kids Ride

Tioga Downs Casino raises funds with Christmas for Kids Ride

September 30, 2014

The Leader More than 100 participants and sponsors worked to raise $2,900 in this year’s John “Wah” Oleski Christmas for Kids Ride held Aug. 24. Tioga Downs Casino owner Jeff Gural has offered to match the amount raised for the event. The casino also provided the riders and participants with… Read more »

Handle increase; track records highlight Tioga season

Handle increase; track records highlight Tioga season

September 23, 2014

Harnesslink An overall increase in handle (total money wagered) and seven track record performances marked a successful 2014 season at Tioga Downs, which concluded on Saturday, September 13. Overall handle on the 61-day meet was considerably improved in comparison to the 2013 season, with all-sources handle showing a 5.4% increase.… Read more »

Jackpot! Queens casino thrives as Atlantic City struggles to stay afloat

Jackpot! Queens casino thrives as Atlantic City struggles to stay afloat

September 16, 2014

PIX 11 There is no Roman facade. There are no Venetian gondolas. Nor do they have a volcano out front. Yet, inside of an architecturally simple structure in Queens is the most explosive casino in all of North America, Resorts World Casino. “From a slot operation standpoint it’s phenomenal. This… Read more »