Aqueduct Racino Pulled in Most Slot Machine Cash in US
"New York City gamblers have long filled their gambling desires in Atlantic City and Connecticut," Joseph Weinert, senior vice president of Spectrum Gaming Group, a consulting firm, told the News. "Now they have someplace right in their backyard, and they are going there in droves."
The casino's top spot comes after a two-month slump that saw its revenues decrease from a high of $59 million in March.
The success of Resorts World, which contributed $25.3 million to education funds in May and opened last October, could help Gov. Andrew Cuomo's push to legalize table games in New York state.