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More Casinos Coming To New York State

November 6, 2013:

On Tuesday, November 5, Proposition 1, a constitutional amendment which would see the expansion of casino gaming in New York State, was supported by the voting public via referendum....read on

Cuomo, NYS Racinos Find Middle Ground

June 21, 2013:

It has been reported that racinos in New York State have collectively said that they will now support an altered gaming expansion proposal from Governor Andrew Cuomo....read on

Gov. Cuomo’s Adversarial Racino Stance

June 18, 2013:

It has been reported that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is going on the offensive against racinos in the state in response to lobbying efforts that were put forth in opposition of his plan for legalized gaming expansion....read on

NYGA Releases Annual Report

April 29, 2013:

The New York Gaming Association (NYGA) today released their first annual report, highlighting the revenue NYGA’s nine racetrack casinos generated for New York in 2012, including $823 million for education and a $1.7 billion impact on the state’s economy....read on

Racino Takes In $71.2M In March

April 8, 2013:

It has been reported that the State of New York enjoyed $31.3 million in direct taxless revenue last month from Resorts World Casino, as video slot machine gaming at Aqueduct in Queen's raked in a record $71.2 million....read on

Bonnie Castle In The News Again

January 16, 2013:

It has been a while since there has been any update in regard to the proposed racino expansion at the Bonnie Castle Recreation Center in upstate New York, but according to a report the primaries behind the project are in the midst of updating their application....read on

NYS Equine Industry Has $4.2B Effect

October 16, 2012:

On Tuesday, October 16, the New York State Horse Racing & Agriculture Industry Alliance announced the determinations of an Equine Industry Economic Impact Study which found that the state's industry has a $4.2-billion effect on NYS and leads to 33,000 full-time jobs and $187 million in state and local taxes....read on

Sale Won't Affect Bonnie Castle Plans

February 28, 2012:

It has been reported that there is an impending sale for the Bonnie Castle Manor and Marina in upstate New York, but any sale, if it is to happen, should not affect the racino proposal...read on

New York Trumpeting Racino Revenue

February 17, 2012:

In stark contrast to what is currently going on in the province of Ontario, the state of New York, Ontario's direct neighbour, is figuratively going to the highest points it can find to trumpet the fact that racinos located within its borders have become cash cows for the state...read on

Memo Could Open Gaming Floodgate

January 3, 2012:

In an announcement which received relatively little fanfare given its magnitude, the United States Department of Justice announced over the holiday season via memo that it has updated its official opinion in regard to the legality of different forms of online wagering...read on

NYGA Looks To Clear Misconceptions

December 20, 2011:

In an open letter sent to the Standardbred Owners Association of New York Board of Directors and the organization's members, New York Gaming Association Executive Director Michael Wilton has discussed the topic of enhanced gaming in New York. Within the letter, Wilton has stated that he is uncertain that the NYGA's position is understood...read on

Another Guilty In Racino Winner Abduction

December 20, 2011:

It has been reported that a third man has been found guilty in the 2010 case regarding the abduction, kidnapping, assault and robbery of 58-year-old racino winner George Graham...read on

Racino Chance Tied To Hotel Situation

December 20, 2011:

An apparent last-minute move by a hotel owner in Upstate New York could very well prove to be wind in the sails of the Wilmot Corporation's hopes to get a racino in Onondaga County...read on

Gural Talks UFC, Charities, Gaming

December 12, 2011:

On behalf of Tioga Downs, operator Jeff Gural spent Sunday, December 11 handing over more than $100,000 to charities during cheque presentations. Although, Gural went on the record as saying that he is hoping his facility can soon be the one cashing in, albeit in a different form...read on

Onondaga Legislature Behind Wilmot

December 7, 2011:

On Tuesday, December 6, the Onondaga County Legislature in New York State voted 11-8 in favour of a non-binding approval for prospective racino developer Paul Wilmot to seek the state's eighth and final harness racing licence...read on


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