ThoroughbredTimes.com — our favorite horse racing rag — is reporting that the state’s selection of a vendor to convert the Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens into a racino should be happening soon. Real soon.
That’s because New York State’s Division of Lottery has finally reviewed all three proposals and deemed all three viable.
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Capital Play, one of the bidders for the state’s horse racing franchise, is about to start running this ad slamming the New York Racing Association–the group recommended by Eliot Spitzer.
The ad juxtaposes images of a dilapidated stadium and children in a classroom, along with the following narrative:
"NYRA’s even been investigated Read More
In his statement today to announce the recommendation of NYRA to continue operating the state's horseracing franchise, Eliot Spitzer included this key line:
"The state, in consultation with NYRA, will choose an experienced gaming operator to operate the VLT franchise at Aqueduct."
The VLT franchise is the lucrative casino operation whose operator Read More
Sorry, this is a bit late, but we were busy gambling away our Christmas bonus on Friday afternoon.
Apparently Albany on Friday announced some $30 million in aid to the New York Racing Association, the private firm that runs the racetracks at Belmont, Aqueduct and Saratoga on a state franchise,to keep it from filing for Read More