Assemblyman Ralph Caputo floats possible tax rates for North Jersey’s proposed casinos

Assemblyman Ralph Caputo floats possible tax rates for North Jersey’s proposed casinos

The referendum to move casinos outside of Atlantic City goes to vote this November and should New Jersey voters decide to break Atlantic City’s monopoly on the casino industry, two new casinos will be developed in north Jersey, very close...
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Gaming floor expansion complete at Tioga Downs

Gaming floor expansion complete at Tioga Downs

After becoming a full service casino in December, Tioga Downs has already expanded to offer even more slot gaming. When the casino opened on December 2nd, 461 slot games were installed. Now that the expanded gaming floor is operational, the...
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Governor urged to re-privatize the New York Racing Association

Governor urged to re-privatize the New York Racing Association

Representatives from the New York horseracing industry and residents of the city of Saratoga Springs reportedly used a committee meeting on Tuesday to urge state lawmakers and Governor Andrew Cuomo to return control of the New York Racing Association to...
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Three charged in largest bank breach in history

Three charged in largest bank breach in history

Two men being held in Israel after their arrests in July, and a U.S. citizen believed to be hiding out in Moscow have been charged with stealing the contact details of up to 100 million customers of banking giant JPMorgan Chase...
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Online poker legislation introduced in New York by Senator John Bonacic

Online poker legislation introduced in New York by Senator John Bonacic

Late last week, Senator John Bonacic of New York revived efforts to legalize online poker in the state by introducing S-3898. The measure would amend current laws of the state to allow certain interactive poker games which would include Texas...
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Troubled operator to be saved by opening of Suffolk OTB Islandia

Troubled operator to be saved by opening of Suffolk OTB Islandia

In New York, the Suffolk County Regional Off-Track Betting Corporation has reportedly stated that the imminent opening of its slots-only casino in the Long Island village of Islandia will enable it to emerge from bankruptcy and pay off around $15...
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New York asks DFS operators for proof of fund segregation

New York asks DFS operators for proof of fund segregation

Daily Fantasy Sports operators in New York were asked by the State Gaming Commission (NYSGC) to provide evidence of segregation of player funds from the funds they use to operate their businesses. The requests came on Friday, when the NYSGC...
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Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino to host Western New York Poker Challenge

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino to host Western New York Poker Challenge

The Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is gearing up yet again to host the Western New York Poker Challenge. The 2017 edition will take place from March 31st until April 10th with a Warm-up segment due to begin in just...
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Opening of Rivers Casino And Resort Schenectady draws a crowd

Opening of Rivers Casino And Resort Schenectady draws a crowd

In New York, the situation at the new Rivers Casino And Resort Schenectady has reportedly calmed after the venue’s opening on Wednesday saw thousands of players turn up to enjoy the 1,150 slots and 67 gaming tables on offer. According the...
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Bright future predicted for expanding New York casino industry

Bright future predicted for expanding New York casino industry

After amending its constitution in 2013 in order to permit the building of up to seven Las Vegas-style commercial casinos, the future for the gambling industry in New York looks bright with the sector reportedly set to produce around $325...
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Rivers Casino Schenectady prepares for overflow crowds

Rivers Casino Schenectady prepares for overflow crowds

In anticipation of increased traffic and possible safety concerns, casino personnel and local police are taking the necessary measures in preparation for the opening of Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady on Wednesday, February 8. Wednesday at noon the $330...
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