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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 »

Empire City Named Best Casino by ‘Casino Player Magazine’

Empire City Named Best Casino by ‘Casino Player Magazine’

November 3, 2015

Award-winning Empire City Casino has earned five more honors – including Best Casino – from Casino Player Magazine, America’s premier gaming lifestyle magazine based in Las Vegas, NV, in its “Best of Gaming” Awards in 2015 (October issue).  The Yonkers-based casino, which is celebrating its Ninth Anniversary (first opened October 2006), received top honors in a quintet of… Read more »

Resorts World Casino Prez Honored For Philanthropy

Resorts World Casino Prez Honored For Philanthropy

November 2, 2015

Queens Gazette – Resorts World Casino New York City (RWNY) President Ryan Eller was honored at the City & State Reports Hospitality, Gaming and Tourism Awards on Tuesday, October 20. Eller received the award for Outstanding Achievement in Fostering Community Engagement Through Corporate Philanthropy, Volunteerism & Emergency Preparedness, in recognition… Read more »

Tioga Downs casino project wins approval

Tioga Downs casino project wins approval

November 2, 2015

Times Union – A special Gaming Facility Location Board gave its approval Wednesday for Tioga Downs in rural Nichols, Tioga County, to be the site of state’s fourth Las Vegas-style casino. The ruling, which allows for the expansion of the harness track-racino venue, was made despite an earlier ”no” vote amid worries… Read more »