Press Releases

NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION RELEASES STATEWIDE ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT

NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION RELEASES STATEWIDE ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT

May 18, 2017

NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION RELEASES STATEWIDE ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT NYGA Facilities Spurred $3.3 Billion In Economic Activity For New York Record $905 Million Generated For Education, Brings 12-Year Total To $7.5 Billion Supported An All-Time High Of Nearly 29,000 Quality Jobs Throughout New York Report Link: http://newyorkgaming.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/KSKD_NYGA_AnnualReport2016_v12_fin_web.pdf ALBANY, NY – The New York… Read more »

NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION UNVEILS STATEWIDE 2015 ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT

NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION UNVEILS STATEWIDE 2015 ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT

April 6, 2016

For Immediate Release: April 6, 2016 Contact: Michael Wilton, 518-436-1122 NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION UNVEILS STATEWIDE 2015 ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT Report: NYGA’s Facilities Spurred $3 Billion In Economic Activity For New York State Generating $888 Million For Education, A Significant And Consistent Source Of Funding Totaling $6.4 Billion Over Last… 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 »

Tax Dollars Generated by NYGA Members Up Again Over Last Year

Tax Dollars Generated by NYGA Members Up Again Over Last Year

September 12, 2013

New York Sees 10% Increase in Tax Contributions over August 2012 The New York Gaming Association, who represents the nine racetrack gaming facilities and offer more than 17,000 gaming machines, reported today that August gross gaming revenue (GGR) was $171,772,456 with $115,989,340 of that tax revenue going to the State… Read more »

Tax Dollars Generated by NYGA Members Continue to Climb

Tax Dollars Generated by NYGA Members Continue to Climb

August 6, 2013

New York Sees 6.2% Increase in Tax Contributions over July 2012 (Albany, NY) The New York Gaming Association reported today that July gross gaming revenue from its nine members was $166,258,506 with $111,743,723 of tax revenue going to the State. That amount was 5.4% higher than revenue generated in July… Read more »

New York Gaming Association Members Generate More Tax Revenue than Neighboring PA, CT & Atlantic City

New York Gaming Association Members Generate More Tax Revenue than Neighboring PA, CT & Atlantic City

July 16, 2013

New York Sees 10% Increase While PA, CT & Atlantic City Continue Decline NYGA Members Generate $74 million for Education in June (Albany, NY) New York Gaming Association (NYGA) members continued positive growth for the year by generating more than $164 million in gross gaming revenues for the month of… Read more »

Statement in Support of the Upstate New York Gaming Economic Development Act from New York Gaming Association President James Featherstonhaugh

Statement in Support of the Upstate New York Gaming Economic Development Act from New York Gaming Association President James Featherstonhaugh

June 20, 2013

“The New York Gaming Association will throw full support behind the Upstate New York Gaming Economic Development Act and the referendum that will be put to the people in November. The inclusion of competitive tax parity, a plan that keeps the three Western New York racetrack casinos as vital partners… Read more »

Statement from New York Gaming Association President James Featherstonhaugh RE: The Upstate New York Gaming Economic Development Act

Statement from New York Gaming Association President James Featherstonhaugh RE: The Upstate New York Gaming Economic Development Act

June 11, 2013

After considerable study and analysis, the members of the New York Gaming Association (NYGA, which is comprised of the state’s racetrack casinos, known as “racinos”) believe that the proposed “Upstate New York Gaming Economic Development Act of 2013″ will not have the result desired by the legislation’s supporters. The new… Read more »

New York’s Racetrack Casinos Working for New York’s Schools

New York’s Racetrack Casinos Working for New York’s Schools

June 5, 2013

With an Effective Tax Rate of 67% NYGA Members Have Generated More Than $77 Million for Education in the Month of May (Albany, NY) New York Gaming Association (NYGA) members continue to be one of the state’s most reliable sources of education funding, easing the burden on taxpayers by generating… Read more »

New York’s Racetrack Casinos Continue Growth While Neighboring States Continue Decline

New York’s Racetrack Casinos Continue Growth While Neighboring States Continue Decline

May 16, 2013

New York Sees 7% Increase While PA, CT & Atlantic City Slump This Month NYGA Members Generate $74 million for Education in April (Albany, NY) New York Gaming Association (NYGA) members continued positive growth for the year by generating more than $167 million in gross gaming revenues for the month… Read more »