Keyword: Chris Riegle

  • Finger Lakes in upstate New York offers live racing and electronic gaming

    Finger Lakes Says Its Future in Jeopardy

    Officials at Finger Lakes in upstate New York said the facility risks closure as early as 2017 unless the state takes action to protect its finances in the wake of approval Dec. 21 of a full-blown casino about 25 miles away.

  • Finger Lakes Seeks Reduction in Race Dates

    In an apparent move to pressure state officials to at least lower its mandated tax rate, Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack said Dec. 18 that it wants to cut the number of Thoroughbred race dates in 2016 by nearly 20%.

  • Finger Lakes Launches ADW Site

    New York racetrack Finger Lakes has launched an advance deposit wagering site, FingerLakesBonusBets.com. The site will offer phone and Internet wagering powered by eBet Technologies.

  • In 2008, Tin Cup Chalice became the first, and so far only, horse to sweep the Big Apple Triple.

    Big Apple Triple to Carry $250,000 Bonus

    A $250,000 bonus will be awarded to the connections of a horse that sweeps this year's Big Apple Triple, a series of races for New York-bred 3-year-olds at Belmont Park, Finger Lakes Racetrack, and Saratoga Race Course.

  • Finger Lakes Employee Dies After Starting Gate Accident

    Leon Reed, an assistant starter at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, died Saturday evening due to injuries suffered as the result of an accident that occurred while he loaded a horse into the starting gate for the fifth race earlier that day.

  • Finger Lakes Officially State's First Thoroughbred Racino

    Patrons waited more than two hours to enter Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack Feb. 18 for the opening of the track's video lottery terminal parlor. The scene was reminiscent of one that played out a few weeks earlier when Saratoga Gaming and Raceway became New York's first operating racino.