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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

Gamblers play slot machines at a casino. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Says Time Has Come For Cash-Strapped N.Y. To Consider Casino Gambling

Governor Andrew Cuomo may just be ready to become a “gamblin’ man.” Cuomo has dropped his poker face and is actively considering legalizing casino gambling.

08/10/2011

Aqueduct Racetrack - Queens, NY - File Photo

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held For Aqueduct Racino

Controversy surrounding the project is expected to continue long after the ceremony ends.

10/28/2010

Aqueduct Racetrack - Queens, NY - File Photo

Aqueduct Casino Probe Report Goes To Prosecutors

The New York inspector general says top state legislative leaders and the governor’s office angled for campaign contributions and political advantage.

10/21/2010

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

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

(credit Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Lottery Officials Back Aqueduct ‘Racino’ Operator

The state Lottery Division on Tuesday recommended a Malaysia-based company to build and operate video slot machines at New York City’s Aqueduct racetrack, a gambling operation expected to spin off hundreds of millions of dollars a year to the cash-strapped state and its horse racing industry.

CBS New York–08/03/2010

(credit Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Lottery Officials Back Aqueduct 'Racino' Operator

The state Lottery Division on Tuesday recommended a Malaysia-based company to build and operate video slot machines at New York City’s Aqueduct racetrack, a gambling operation expected to spin off hundreds of millions of dollars a year to the cash-strapped state and its horse racing industry.

CBS New York–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

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