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Live Racing, Derby Fest Return to Tioga Downs

Live Racing, Derby Fest Return to Tioga Downs

May 3, 2012

The Ithaca Journal Tioga Downs Casino in Nichols will host Derby Fest 5 on Saturday, celebrating the running of the 138th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs and the official kick-off of Tioga Downs’ 2012 live harness racing season. This year’s Cinco De Mayo celebration also falls on Saturday, so in… Read more »

Batavia Downs Getting Ready for Big Kentucky Derby Event

Batavia Downs Getting Ready for Big Kentucky Derby Event

May 3, 2012

The Batavian The staff of Western Regional Off-Track Betting & Batavia Downs Casino are going through final preparations for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby festivities at each OTB and EZ Bet Location in the Western New York Area. Batavia Downs Casino will host a radio remote and enjoy a visit from their… Read more »

Empire City Casino Celebrates Kentucky Derby Tradition With Hat Contest

Empire City Casino Celebrates Kentucky Derby Tradition With Hat Contest

May 3, 2012

Peekskill-Cortlandt Patch The Kentucky Derby is considered by many to be “America’s Race” and fans world-wide look forward to the annual event. Over its 137-year history, many traditions have developed around the Kentucky Derby. While millions of race fans everywhere appreciate the opportunity to see the world-class horses and the… Read more »

Monticello Casino and Raceway generates $24.4 million for state education

Monticello Casino and Raceway generates $24.4 million for state education

April 11, 2012

Mid-Hudson News Monticello Casino and Raceway generated $24.4 million for education in New York State during the 2011-12 fiscal year, according to data released by the New York State Division of the Lottery. A total of 39 percent of the facility’s net win goes directly to the Lottery to fund… Read more »

Slot$ more state school aid from racinos

Slot$ more state school aid from racinos

April 10, 2012

New York Post New York’s nine “racinos” generated $667 million in aid for schools last year — an increase of 28 percent. The increase was fueled in part by the opening of the Aqueduct “Resorts World” racino, which generated more than $100 million in its first five months. And Yonkers… Read more »