Robert Farinella has been appointed senior vice president and general manager of Tioga and Vernon Downs racetracks in New York, owner Nevada Gold & Casinos announced Nov. 10.
Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino has selected Gary Palmer to be its new general manager.
Bob Farinella resigned Jan. 18 after nearly 12 years as president and general manager of Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino in Altoona, Iowa.
Prairie Meadows cannot receive payments from services that take Internet or telephone wagers from Iowa residents, according to an Iowa attorney general's opinion.
Prairie Meadows on June 16 presented the Polk County Board of Supervisors with a check for $10.1 million representing profit sharing payments provided for under its lease agreement.
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