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Resorts World celebrates two-year anniversary, gives back
Resorts World celebrates two-year anniversary, gives back
News Maggie Hayes 11/03/2013 at 2:53PM

Resorts World Casino celebrates two milestones: it’s two-year anniversary, and over $900 million generated for New York State’s revenue. “While we never doubted this would be a successful venture, not only for Resorts World Casino New York City, but for the Queens community and New York State, we are incredibly proud of how far we’ve [...]

Queens Restaurant Week draws diners
Queens Restaurant Week draws diners
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 10/04/2013 at 11:27AM

As Queens Restaurant Week has officially begun, eatery owners are hoping more diners will gobble up deals being served throughout the borough. The 10th annual promotion started Monday, September 30, and includes three-course dinners for $28 and three-course lunches for $14 at most participating Queens restaurants. Ellen LaPerna, manager of Bourbon Street, said she has [...]

State gaming agreement leaves Queens out of casino deal
State gaming agreement leaves Queens out of casino deal
Top Stories Terence M. Cullen 6/19/2013 at 4:56PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo and state legislators have come to an agreement on a gaming deal that would effectively put four casinos upstate and leave Queens without one for now. There is a seven-year hold on increasing the number of New York casinos, according to Cuomo’s office. After that, the entire state is up for grabs [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 6/14/2013 at 7:47AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 70. Breezy. Winds from the North at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Friday night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening, then clear. Low of 61. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of [...]

Upstate casino bill could stop plan for full gaming at Resorts World
Upstate casino bill could stop plan for full gaming at Resorts World
News Terence M. Cullen 6/11/2013 at 4:02PM

It could be no dice for full gaming at Resorts World Casino New York City if a new bill in Albany goes through. A full gaming bill would allow games such as blackjack, roulette and poker to be legal in New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan, the Upstate NY Gaming Economic Development Act, calls for [...]

Call for full gaming at Resorts World Casino
Call for full gaming at Resorts World Casino
Business Terence M. Cullen 5/29/2013 at 11:46AM

Politicians and leaders in the Queens business community are calling for the state to ante up on full gaming in Queens. State legislators and the Queens Chamber of Commerce called for a better plan to give Queens a casino if voters approve table gaming this November. They said Resorts World Casino New York City could [...]

Firefighter makes way back to boxing for a cause
Firefighter makes way back to boxing for a cause
Sports Terence M. Cullen 4/16/2013 at 11:32AM

Jack Kirrane took a five year break from the FDNY’s Bravest Boxing team. From 2007 to 2012, the Queens-born firefighter focused on being a father and doing his normal duty at Ladder 38 in Harlem. Over the last year, however, Kirrane, 37, has been staging a comeback into the sport he started in as a [...]

FDNY to take on London Police Department in charity boxing match
FDNY to take on London Police Department in charity boxing match
Sports Terence M. Cullen 4/01/2013 at 11:17AM

Ding, ding: the bell goes ring. Some of New York’s Bravest are going against London’s Finest in a Battle of the Badges at Resorts World Casino New York City on Friday, April 12. Ten blaze battlers will trade blows with bobbies on the Racino’s third floor to raise money for Building Homes for Heroes, which [...]

Resorts World revenue up while neighboring casinos down
Resorts World revenue up while neighboring casinos down
South Terence M. Cullen 3/12/2013 at 10:44AM

Cha-ching. Revenue and money played at Resorts World Casino New York City is on the rise compared to a year ago, while neighboring gaming zones are seeing a drop. In January and February 2013, the Racino had an 11-percent tax revenue increase and a 25-percent increase in amount played from the same time last year [...]

Resorts World Casino brings in record-breaking $1.2 billion
Resorts World Casino brings in record-breaking $1.2 billion
South Terence M. Cullen 1/29/2013 at 11:02AM

They did it again. Resorts World Casino New York City officials announced they broke the bank once again after patrons spent $1.2 billion in the facility’s two floors of games last December — the most to go through a Racino in state history. The Racino took back just about half of that, with $59.2 million [...]