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Nine New York racetrack casinos to state: Don't let outside casino operators in

Nine New York racetrack casinos to state: Don't let outside casino operators in

February 20, 2012

The Saratogian SARATOGA SPRINGS — A study released last week says the state’s nine racetrack casinos have a nearly $2 billion economic impact and account for more than 17,000 jobs. Based on this success, casino operators who sponsored the study say their facilities are the only sites where full-scale Las… Read more »

State’s racetrack casinos have $2B economic impact

State’s racetrack casinos have $2B economic impact

February 19, 2012

Troy Record A study released this past week says the state’s nine racetrack casinos have a nearly $2 billion economic impact and account for more than 17,000 jobs. Based on this success, casino operators who sponsored the study say their facilities are the only sites where full-scale Las Vegas-style gambling… Read more »

For Saratoga Casino and Raceway, it could be game on

For Saratoga Casino and Raceway, it could be game on

February 18, 2012

Post Star Racino expansion concept The plan for possible expansion of the Saratoga Casino and Raceway includes adding 15,000 square feet of gaming space, a hotel, an event center and more dining options. The casino is also considering the inclusion of a parking garage. In its entirety, it is estimated… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »