Press Releases

New York Gaming Association Launches Public Campaign to Promote Funding for New York's Education

New York Gaming Association Launches Public Campaign to Promote Funding for New York's Education

April 23, 2012

New York Gaming Association: Good for Education, Good for New York $667 Million – Enough for Nearly 10,000 Teachers – Generated in 2011 (Albany, NY) – The nine racetracks that make up the New York Gaming Association (NYGA) have generated $3.15 billion for education since 2004 – including nearly $667… Read more »

New York Gaming Association: Good for Education, Good for New York $667 Million – Enough for Nearly 10,000 Teachers – Generated in 2011

New York Gaming Association: Good for Education, Good for New York $667 Million – Enough for Nearly 10,000 Teachers – Generated in 2011

April 9, 2012

Extraordinary Revenue Generated by New York State Gaming Association Members (Albany, NY) The nine racetrack casinos that make up the New York Gaming Association (NYGA) generated nearly $667 million for education in fiscal year 2011-2012, according to recently released data by the Division of Lottery. As part of NYGA’s ongoing… Read more »

Statement from President James Featherstonhaugh regarding today’s Siena Research Institute Poll

Statement from President James Featherstonhaugh regarding today’s Siena Research Institute Poll

February 6, 2012

“The results of the latest Siena Research Institute Poll demonstrate yet again that a majority of New Yorkers support of enhanced casino gaming. “Like previous polling on this issue during recent months, today’s Siena poll shows that New Yorkers across a broad spectrum of backgrounds and regions favor a Constitutional… Read more »

President James Featherstonhaugh's Statement on Siena Research Institute Poll

President James Featherstonhaugh's Statement on Siena Research Institute Poll

January 16, 2012

Statement from New York Gaming Association President James D. Featherstonhaugh regarding today’s Siena Research Institute Poll The results of the latest Siena Research Institute Poll demonstrate once again that a majority of New Yorkers support of enhanced casino gaming. Like previous polling on this issue in recent months, today’s Siena… Read more »

Statement by President James Featherstonhaugh Regarding Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Address

Statement by President James Featherstonhaugh Regarding Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Address

January 4, 2012

The New York Gaming Association welcomes Governor Cuomo’s support for legalizing casino gaming in New York State. Enhanced casino gaming offers our state the promise of enormous economic benefits, including the creation of more than 25,000 new jobs; the return of $3 billion to $5 billion currently spent each year… Read more »

New Poll Finds Strong Support for Allowing Enhanced Casino Gaming

New Poll Finds Strong Support for Allowing Enhanced Casino Gaming

October 26, 2011

A solid majority of New Yorkers support amending the New York State Constitution to allow enhanced casino gaming at existing racetrack casino revenues, according to a survey released today by the New York Gaming Association (NYGA.) “New Yorkers support enhanced casino gaming because they understand that residents are currently spending… Read more »