gaming

How new technology is bringing the social aspect back to gaming
How new technology is bringing the social aspect back to gaming
News Brandpoint 12/09/2012 at 5:54AM

The advent of popular 1970s video game Pong marked the start of a competitive and social nature of playing video games, where kids across the country would gather to compete and crown one person champion. Since then the gaming industry has seen countless changes and updates from gaming consoles, accessories, game features, graphics and of [...]

Gaming can be a royal flush for the state
Blogs / Columnists / Voices Queens Courier Staff 3/29/2012 at 11:18AM

By James Featherstonhaugh President of the New York Gaming Association New York State has been in the gambling business for decades. But for the first time in our state’s history, lawmakers in Albany are acknowledging that reality, and have started a process to take advantage of it for the benefit of all New Yorkers and [...]

[Update with pics] Cuomo wants convention center, table gaming for Aqueduct Racino
[Update with pics] Cuomo wants convention center, table gaming for Aqueduct Racino
News Steve Mosco 1/06/2012 at 9:10AM

There were two major points in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State speech that everyone saw coming, both of which have a lot to do with Queens. During his speech on Wednesday, January 4, the governor formally introduced the idea of legalizing full table gaming in New York State, which would mean big news [...]

Resorts World opens as Governor Cuomo pursues full scale gaming
Resorts World opens as Governor Cuomo pursues full scale gaming
News Steve Mosco 12/05/2011 at 3:30PM

Queens gamers will soon have more room to play at Resorts World Casino in South Ozone Park. The former site of Aqueduct Racino, which received a much-needed facelift this year, will open its final phase on December 16 — four months ahead of schedule. Resorts World’s full scale opening couldn’t be timelier, as Governor Andrew [...]

Resorts World Opens
Resorts World Opens
News Steve Mosco 10/29/2011 at 1:46AM

South Ozone Park’s Aqueduct Racino, reborn as Resorts World Casino New York City, officially opened its doors to an eager throng of thousands of gamers on Friday, October 28. Casino representatives and elected officials were on hand at the former Aqueduct Racino for the ribbon cutting, and to welcome those who came to play on [...]

Resorts World Opening Announced
Business Steve Mosco 10/14/2011 at 11:57AM

They’re off to the races. Resorts World Casino New York City will open its doors at 1 p.m. on Friday, October 28, kicking off a new era for the former site of the Aqueduct Racino in South Ozone Park. Michael Speller, president of Resorts World, said that the facility will offer tourists and New Yorkers [...]