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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 [...]

Raising the stakes: Resorts World unveils VIP casino
Raising the stakes: Resorts World unveils VIP casino
News Steve Mosco 12/19/2011 at 5:43PM

High-rollers now have a space of their own at Resorts World Casino in South Ozone Park. Following a grand opening that drew more than 65,000 visitors, the casino at Aqueduct Racino unveiled the remaining two floors of its new facility on December 16 – showing off high-priced amenities and big payoff games. The new features [...]

Resorts World’s new gaming floor set for early opening
Resorts World’s new gaming floor set for early opening
News Steve Mosco 12/13/2011 at 1:34PM

A fully functional and totally revamped Aqueduct Racino is no longer a decades-long pipedream with little hope and less funding. After a highly successful partial opening that saw thousands of gamers try their luck, the new casino in South Ozone Park is ready to reveal the rest of the facility on Friday, December 16 — [...]

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 Casino scored big during opening week
Resorts World Casino scored big during opening week
News Steve Mosco 11/14/2011 at 4:44PM

Resorts World Casino, the rejuvenated Aqueduct Racino in South Ozone Park, hit the jackpot during its first 10 days as it pulled in about $15 million in net profits, while gamblers bet almost $178 million. This is great news for New York State, as about $1 million of the casino’s daily revenue goes to Albany [...]

Resorts World New York will enhance New York’s thoroughbred racing and breeding stature
Resorts World New York will enhance New York’s thoroughbred racing and breeding stature
Opinion Queens Courier Staff 11/08/2011 at 9:52AM

By John Sabini New York’s storied history of horse racing is unparalleled anywhere in the world, and with the opening of Genting’s Resorts World New York at Aqueduct, we’re already seeing an enhancement of our state’s leading position. Revenue generated at Resorts World New York is expected to drive hundreds of millions of dollars into [...]

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 [...]

Poll says casino gaming is a ‘smart bet’
News Steve Mosco 10/04/2011 at 5:54PM

New Yorkers say “Hit me!” According to a Quinnipiac University poll, residents want the state to amend its constitution and deal table games at New York Casinos similar to ones in Atlantic City and Las Vegas. The poll states that 56 percent of city and state residents would approve casinos. A more recent Siena College [...]