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Future Appears Bright for Aqueduct, NYRA

While the eyes of the horse racing world are on the Breeders' Cup on Nov. 4 and 5 at Churchill Downs, the most important long-term event will take place Oct. 28 at Aqueduct.


That is when the first phase of a new casino at Aqueduct -- Resorts World Casino New York City -- will open to the public.


In Las Vegas, we might call this a soft opening. But when $20 bills start sliding into nearly 2,500 video lottery terminals, the results will be the same.

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Absolutely, sjuwill. Ohio has been on the same slippery slope as many states on our borders expanded their gaming to race tracks, Ohio sat back and lost revenue and customers. Our seven commercial racetracks have finally gotten approval to add casino gaming along with three stand-alone casinos. It's been a long time coming!!!! A win for the state, railbirds & jobs.
Finally NYRA has done the right thing and brought in a great company to run the video gaming and give back to the racing industry a well needed shot in the arm

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