With sports betting now on the table in New York, Rivers Casino Schenectady is already ahead of the curve with its new off-track betting lounge.
Less than a month after its grand opening, Resorts World Schenectady is celebrating again, this time toasting the opening of its brand-new poker room.
Rivers Schenectady Mary Cheeks has been with the property since construction began in 2015, but she is leaving her post after less than a year of operation.
Even though the revenues are not meeting expectations, upstate New York casinos like Rivers in Schenectady have positive tax impacts on local communities.
The Albany Times-Union report on the new upstate New York casinos is bad news, bad news, and worse news when it comes to revenue projections.
At a recent American Gambling Association talk in New York, state Sen. John Bonacic said sports betting, not online poker, could turn around casino revenues
All the new upstate New York casinos are struggling to make money in a crowded, competitive market. But Gov. Andrew Cuomo says not to worry.
With the new Rivers Casino open in Schenectady, Saratoga Casino is struggling to keep up during the busy Saratoga Race Track season.
Rivers Schenectady will host the first-ever Poker Night in America King of the Hill contest next month. The event is a winner-take-all heads-up tournament.
Rivers Casino Schenectady will celebrate the grand opening of its new The Landing Hotel with an indoor helicopter illusion from Steve Wyrick.