"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.