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A race at Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens (file/credit: NYRA via YouTube)

Queens Assemblyman Wants Funding Diverted To Upgrade ‘Disgusting’ Aqueduct Racetrack

On Monday, New York State Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced legislation to require NYRA to use its share of casino money earmarked for capital projects only at Aqueduct.

02/24/2014

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Woman Accused Of Leaving 4 Kids In Car While Gambling In Queens

A Brooklyn woman was arrested this past weekend and charged with leaving her children – the youngest just 9 months old — and her middle school-age brother in the car while she went off to gamble.

07/29/2013

People walk down a street on one of the coldest days of the year on January 23, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Antarctic-Like Work Week To End With Some Snow Friday Night Into Saturday

The Tri-State Area shivered through a third day of bitter cold temperatures on Thursday, setting the stage for some late Friday snowfall and a frigid weekend.

01/24/2013

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Plan For Convention Center At Aqueduct Racetrack Is Scrapped

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that the proposal unveiled as a centerpiece of his State of the State speech isn’t going forward, but he hopes to have developers compete next year for a project that could include a casino.

06/02/2012

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06:  A General View of the Start of the141st Running of The Belmont Stakes at Belmont Racetrack on June 6, 2009 in Elmont, New York.  The race was won by Summer Bird ridden by Jockey Kent Desormeaux  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Ex-Overseers Of NYRA Want Internal Report Released

A court-ordered monitor that once oversaw the New York Racing Association claims in a court filing that the thoroughbred track operator is suppressing a 2010 corruption report given to its board members.

05/25/2012

NYC Convention Center

Questions About Legality, Competitive Process Pouring Cold Water On Cuomo’s Convention Center Plan

The pictures for a proposed new convention center at Aqueduct look great, but many are wondering whether Gov. Cuomo jumped the gun by having his administration sign a letter of intent to build the facility with the company that operates a racino there.

01/06/2012

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo Says He Supports Casino Gaming In New York City

Cuomo said that if the Legislature took the necessary steps, he’d spend a year working out the details of a casino plan before attempting a voter referendum on it in 2013.

12/26/2011

New Aqueduct "Racino" (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Aqueduct Casino Nearly Complete As Second Gaming Floor Gets Finishing Touches

It opened in late October and has proven to be very popular, with over 20,000 visitors on the weekends.

12/12/2011

John Fazio, of Howard Beach, playing dollar slot machine at the Aqueduct "racino" on Oct. 28, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

City Welcomes First ‘Racino’ At Aqueduct Racetrack

The “racino” features 2,280 video slot machines and 205 electronic table games — including roulette, craps and baccarat. Thousands more will be added over time.

10/28/2011

Aqueduct Racetrack

NY Lottery Backs Bid For Queens ‘Racino’

The Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens is one step closer to becoming a “racino.”

CBS 2–08/04/2010

Aqueduct Racetrack

NY Lottery Backs Bid For Queens 'Racino'

The Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens is one step closer to becoming a “racino.”

CBS 2–08/04/2010

Aqueduct Racetrack

Lottery Officials Back NY’s Aqueduct ‘Racino’ Operator

The state Lottery Division was set to announce its decision on whether to award a contract to build and operate video slot machines at New York City’s Aqueduct racetrack to a Malaysia-based company.

CBS 2–08/03/2010

Aqueduct Racetrack

Lottery Officials Back NY's Aqueduct 'Racino' Operator

The state Lottery Division was set to announce its decision on whether to award a contract to build and operate video slot machines at New York City’s Aqueduct racetrack to a Malaysia-based company.

CBS 2–08/03/2010