Queens Assemblyman Wants Funding Diverted To Upgrade 'Disgusting' Aqueduct RacetrackOn 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.
Woman Accused Of Leaving 4 Kids In Car While Gambling In QueensA 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.
Antarctic-Like Work Week To End With Some Snow Friday Night Into SaturdayThe 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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Plan For Convention Center At Aqueduct Racetrack Is ScrappedGov. 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.
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.
Questions About Legality, Competitive Process Pouring Cold Water On Cuomo's Convention Center PlanThe 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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Says He Supports Casino Gaming In New York CityCuomo 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.
Aqueduct Casino Nearly Complete As Second Gaming Floor Gets Finishing TouchesIt opened in late October and has proven to be very popular, with over 20,000 visitors on the weekends.
City Welcomes First 'Racino' At Aqueduct RacetrackThe "racino" features 2,280 video slot machines and 205 electronic table games -- including roulette, craps and baccarat. Thousands more will be added over time.
NY Lottery Backs Bid For Queens 'Racino'The Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens is one step closer to becoming a "racino."
Lottery Officials Back NY's Aqueduct 'Racino' OperatorThe 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.