Press Releases

Record Slot Growth at New York Gaming Facilities in 1st Quarter

Record Slot Growth at New York Gaming Facilities in 1st Quarter

April 18, 2013

NY Racetrack Casinos Again Outperform All Regional Competitors New York’s racetrack casinos – bolstered by strong growth in slot machine revenue for the first quarter of 2013 – widened their lead as the top performing gaming facilities in the Northeast, according to new industry figures. “The numbers don’t deceive,” said… Read more »

NYGA Hits Trifecta for Taxpayers

NYGA Hits Trifecta for Taxpayers

April 10, 2013

2012-13 Fiscal Year Proves Historic for New York in Revenue, Education Funding and Agribusiness Year Ends with Record One-Month Contribution to Education of $83.5 Million (Albany, NY) The New York Gaming Association (NYGA) today announced that the 2012-2013 fiscal year – which concluded on April 1 – was historic for… Read more »

New York Gaming Wins Another Round for Schools, Tops in the Northeast

New York Gaming Wins Another Round for Schools, Tops in the Northeast

March 15, 2013

NYGA MEMBERS OUTPERFORMING CONNECTICUT CASINOS IN 2013 2013 Tax Revenue for New York Up 3 % While CT is Down 20 % New York’s Racetrack Casinos Continue Strong Growth While Rest of Northeast Feels Effects of Saturation & Cannibalization (Albany, NY) New York Gaming Association (NYGA) members continue to out-perform… Read more »

New York State Bests Atlantic City in 2013 Gross Gaming Revenue

New York State Bests Atlantic City in 2013 Gross Gaming Revenue

March 11, 2013

NYGA CONTINUES HOT-HAND FOR EDUCATION WHILE NEW JERSEY CRAPS OUT 2013 Tax Revenue for New York Up 3 % While NJ is Down 20 % (Albany, NY) New York State is topping New Jersey’s Atlantic City casinos in gross gaming revenue, a huge win for New York’s education and affirmation… Read more »

NYGA Members still Bucking Trend for New York Taxpayers

NYGA Members still Bucking Trend for New York Taxpayers

February 12, 2013

NYGA MEMBERS STILL BUCKING TREND FOR NEW YORK TAXPAYERS DESPITE SLUGGISH GAMING NUMBERS ACROSS NORTHEAST, NYGA CONTINUES TO IMPROVE FROM 2012 Two-Month 2013 Revenues Up 3 % in New York, Down 5% in Keystone State (Albany, NY) Through the first two months of 2013, New York’s gaming model continues to… Read more »

New York’s Racetrack Casinos: A Big Win for New York’s Economy

New York’s Racetrack Casinos: A Big Win for New York’s Economy

October 13, 2012

Statewide Radio Campaign Highlights Creation of thousands of NYGA Jobs Throughout New York 5,500 Work at NYGA Facilities – Another 35,000 Supported by Industry 2013 NYGA Education Payments Estimated to Equal 13,000 Teaching Jobs (Albany, NY) – The New York Gaming Association (NYGA) supports more than 40,000 jobs in New… Read more »

New York Education Hits The Jackpot

New York Education Hits The Jackpot

October 2, 2012

New York Gaming Association Members Contribute Nearly $75 Million to New York Education in August Payments Have Increased by 35% When Comparing 2011 & 2012 (Albany, NY) New York Gaming Association (NYGA) members contributed nearly $75 million to New York’s education in the month of August, according to data available… Read more »

New York’s Racetrack Casinos: A Reliable Partner for Education

New York’s Racetrack Casinos: A Reliable Partner for Education

September 5, 2012

NYGA Launches Statewide TV Campaign as New York’s School Year Begins $550 Million – Enough for 12,255 Teachers – Already Generated in 2012 (Albany, NY) – The New York Gaming Association (NYGA) launched a new statewide TV campaign today to remind taxpayers that New York’s racetrack casinos are reliable partners… Read more »

New York’s Schools Cash In

New York’s Schools Cash In

August 8, 2012

New York Gaming Association Members Helping to Control Property Taxes: Generate More than $71 Million in July for Education (Albany, NY) New York Gaming Association (NYGA) members continue to produce significant funding for New York’s schools, generating over $71 million for public education in July, according to data available on… Read more »