New York State Gaming Commission News

9 Oct 2020
Sin City is starting to look like its old self, but these properties that are open have had to make some serious changes in order to abide by the state’s policies and laws.
5 Oct 2020
Roulette and craps were initially not available when the casino reopened its doors on Wednesday, 9 September, following a nearly six-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
9 Sep 2020
The New York casino's new daily hours will be from 8 a.m to 2 a.m. and all guests and team members will be required to wear face coverings.
14 Jan 2020
This will extend the relationship between Everi and New York for an additional 10 years. The Company will continue to earn a fixed percentage of the net revenue generated by the installed VLTs.
17 Jun 2019
Senator Joseph Addabo's sports betting bill passed the Senate after a 57-5 vote as part of an ongoing effort to legalize sports wagering in the state.
14 Jun 2019
Along with New York approving sports wagering this week, we have a massive jackpot win, an online slot tournament, a millionaire made at the WSOP and a one-year celebration in Atlantic City.
11 Jun 2019
The casino released a comment on the New York State Gaming Commissions final approval to legalize sports betting in New York state.
14 May 2019
The new sports betting lounge at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady has started construction and is expected to be done later this summer.
20 Mar 2019
The Schenectady resort released a comment on the New York State Gaming Commission's public release of regulations to legalize sports betting in New York.
4 Feb 2019
As we enter 2019, many states are taking action to move toward legalizing sports betting. Here, Dan Ippolito looks at the states that are most likely to do so within the year.
1 Feb 2019
Along with tips on Super Bowl prop bets, we have an interview with a sportsbook icon returning home, another sportsbook launch, several new sports betting options and a big push for sports betting in New York.
29 Jan 2019
The New York State Gaming Commission approved several sports betting regulations that will allow four casinos in upstate New York to build sportsbooks and offer sports wagering, possibly as soon as this spring.
15 May 2018
Empire Resorts, Inc. lauds the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down PASPA and thereby open the door to expanded legalization of sports betting.
7 Oct 2016
Gaming Laboratories International will perform independent testing and certification for gaming equipment in the state of New York.
20 Dec 2015
The New York State Gaming Commission is responsible for the award of Gaming Facility Licenses upon confirmation of the applicants' suitability and their respective ability to complete the gaming facility.
7 Oct 2014
Beginning October 10, 2014, Empire will implement a new policy that requires individuals to be 18 years of age or older to enter and remain in MCR.