New hotel and convention center are coming to Queens’ Resorts World Casino through a $400M expansion
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Resorts World Casino in South Ozone Park is looking to hit the jackpot as it plans to spend $400 million to build a new hotel and convention complex while adding 1,000 new video-lottery terminals (VLTs). According to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), the proposal aims to add a 400-room hotel, 20,000-square-foot spa and resort, and a minimum of […]

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Ozone Park needs seats on new board of racing outfit that operates Aqueduct Racetrack, pol says
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Residents of Ozone Park should have a voice regarding the operation of Aqueduct Racetrack and its long-term future, according to a local lawmaker. Thoroughbred racing just concluded for the spring at the Ozone Park racetrack operated by the New York Racing Association (NYRA), which announced earlier this month its intention to return to the private […]

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1,000 new slot machines are on the way to Resorts World Casino in South Ozone Park
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Resorts World Casino New York City will soon get a thousand additional slot machines under the state budget deal brokered last week. The South Ozone Park casino, located in the former grandstand of Aqueduct Racetrack, already has 5,000 video lottery terminal (VLT) machines in place, making it one of the most profitable gaming establishments in […]

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Three-card Monte victim gets robbed on Ozone Park train: NYPD
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It started with a con game and ended in a robbery. Police released on Wednesday night images of three persons of interest wanted for tricking a man into playing a fixed card game, then robbing him on a train in Ozone Park back in December. On the afternoon of Dec. 11, 2015, according to the […]

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Former jockey agent charged with hacking NYRA database: DA
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This jockey agent raced all the way to a courtroom. A former jockey agent has been charged for hacking into the New York Racing Association’s (NYRA) computer system 170 times over a 15-month period, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown and New York State Police Superintendent Joseph A. D’Amico announced Tuesday. Manuel Gonzalez, 52, of Oceanport, N.J., […]

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