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NFL Playoffs Betting Lines, Odds & Picks: Buffalo Bills vs Kansas City Chiefs

Buffalo Bills vs Kansas City Chiefs NFL Playoff Betting Picks

On Sunday, the defending champion, Kansas City (15-2 SU, 6-10-1 ATS) will host Buffalo (15-3 SU, 12-6 ATS) in the AFC Championship NFL playoff betting game. The Chiefs are trying to make the second consecutive trip to the Super Bowl. The Bills haven’t been this far in the playoffs since 1993. This will be the 50th meeting between the two, with Buffalo leading the series 26-22-1. The AFC rivals already met this season. In Week 6, KC scored a big road victory, 56-17. The main talking point before the match is the status of Patrick Mahomes. The superstar quarterback left the previous game early due to a concussion.

NFL Playoffs Betting Line Movement

The opening line favored the Chiefs by -1. This was right after the Cleveland game and Mahomes’ injury. Following some positive news from the Kansas City camp, the line moved to -3. The total moved around a lot. During the NFL playoff betting week, you could find it anywhere between 51 and 55.5. Eventually, it settled at 53.5 or 54, depending on a sportsbook.

Notes On The Buffalo Bills

Buffalo’s offense has been red-hot at the end of the season, but they’ve scored only 17 points in the divisional round. And, 7 of these came courtesy of their NFL playoff betting defense. They’ll have to do much better on Sunday. Against the Ravens, their attack was very pass-heavy. With Zack Moss out, we can expect more of the same vs the Chiefs. The good news for the Bill is the likely absence of KC’s starting corner Bashaud Breeland. This should provide more space for the lethal Allen-Diggs connection. Unlike the Ravens game, the defense will have to cope with both pass and run threats. Especially if Mahomes starts. Additionally, the Bills struggled to stop the Chiefs’ run in the previous matchup. In Week 6, they’ve allowed Clyde Edwards-Helaire to put up 161 yards.

Last week, Josh Allen failed to throw for multiple touchdowns for the first time after six games. Still, the Chiefs’ defense, although good, is not elite. We can see him bouncing back and having a good game. Despite the low scoring affair vs Baltimore, Stefon Diggs managed to get his. He had eight catches for 106 yards and a touchdown. He could easily continue his hot streak on Sunday.

Notes On The Kansas City Chiefs

Of course, everything in Kansas City revolves around Patrick Mahomes. The latest reports are encouraging. He’s still in the concussion protocol and his status is limited. However, Mahomes took part in both Wednesday’s and Thursday’s practices, taking the majority of the reps. The general feeling around the league is that he’ll start. Otherwise, the Chiefs will rely on Chad Henne. The career backup had himself a rollercoaster of a game on Sunday. He threw an interception that almost cost Kansas City a game, but eventually settled and led the team to victory. Still, with him under center, The Chiefs’ chances drop significantly. No matter who starts at QB, they will certainly be encouraged by the likely return of Clyde Edwards-Helaire and Sammy Watkins.

Given his uncertain status and price tag, Mahomes is perhaps not the best QB DFS option this week. Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce continued to dominate the targets for the Chiefs last week. We don’t see that changing and they both should be no-brainers on Sunday.

NFL Playoffs Betting Predictions and Picks: Buffalo Bills +3

Of course, this pick depends on Mahomes’s status. Still, even if he plays, we expect a tight game. The Chiefs covered only six times this season while the Bills beat the NFL playoff betting spread on 12 occasions.

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Week 14 Pittsburgh Steelers vs Buffalo Bills Betting Odds, Predictions, Props, Lines & Picks

Week 14 Pittsburgh Steelers vs Buffalo Bills Betting Odds, Predictions, Props, Lines & Picks

This week’s edition of Sunday Night Football brings us a matchup between a pair of AFC division leaders as the Steelers (11-1 SU, 8-4 ATS) travel to Buffalo to take on the Bills (9-3 SU, 7-5 ATS). Last week, Pittsburgh lost at home to Washington Football Team, ending their undefeated record this season, but are still unbeaten on the road and will look to extend that streak against Buffalo. The Bills are coming out of a neutral ground win over the 49ers and are close to securing a playoff spot.

Week 14 Pittsburgh Steelers vs Buffalo Bills Betting Line Movement

The Bills started the week as the +2.5 underdogs, but after some early action backing them, the line has moved to -2 or 1.5 depending on where you place your wager. The total kept steady for most of the week, only slightly rising from 47.5 to 48.

Notes On The Week 14 Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh undefeated streak ended on Sunday as they lost to Washington, but we shouldn’t overreact and read too much into that defeat. It came after only four days of rest for the Steelers and the fatigue obviously caught up with them in the second half. What is important for Pittsburgh is that they still hold the tiebreaker over the Chiefs sweeping all their conference games so far. And that is exactly why the Bills game is so important to them. They are still 7th in the league in points per game with 27.8 ppg and the best in the league in scoring defense with only 17.6 ppg allowed, so it’s reasonable to expect them to bounce back and do good on Sunday night. However, the defense will miss some important parts on Sunday, as Bud Dupree is done for the season with a torn ACL, and the leading tackler, Vince Williams, is on the COVID-19 list.

Ben Roethlisberger had one of the worst games of the season last week but still managed to throw for an impressive 305 yards and two touchdowns. After finally getting some rest we can expect him to have a great game against the Bills’ pass defense which is not as good as advertised before the season and gave up 300 yards and 3 TDs to Nick Mullens just last week. We can also expect a decent game from RB James Conner who’s back after missing a couple of games after testing positive for Covid-19.

Notes On The Week 14 Buffalo Bills

The great season for Josh Allen continued last Monday as he toyed with the 49ers, leading his team to a 34-24 win, a first in the Monday Night Football game since 1999. The Bills now have a one-game edge over Miami in the AFC East and hold the tiebreaker, too. Allen ended the game with 375 yards on 32-from40 passing and 4 touchdowns with no interceptions. Buffalo’s passing offense is now 3rd in the league with 276.4 yards per game. On Sunday night, they will meet their match, as Pittsburgh boasts a 2nd-ranked passing defense allowing only 199.8 yards per contest. The defense which was the main reason for the Bills’ success last year is actually the worse part of the team this season, allowing 25.5 points per game.

After a flawless game last week, Josh Allen faces a much tougher matchup this time around. Still, the Steelers allowed Alex Smith to throw for almost 300 yards, and Allens should have another effective game. Stefon Diggs is also in great form, with more than 90 yards in four out of the last five games and seven or more catches in four consecutive games. He’ll square off against Joe Haden but still should be good for a decent fantasy score.

Week 14 NFL Betting Pick:Under 48

A game this important for both teams should have a playoff feel to it, and we can expect both defenses to step up. We expect a tight and nervy game, eventually ending in UNDER.

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Miami Dolphins vs New York Jets Betting Predictions, Odds, Picks, Lines & Props


The Dolphins (6-4 SU, 73-ATS) will be hoping to get back to their winning ways as they travel up the East Coast to New York to take on the winless Jets (0-10 SU, 3-7 ATS) in the Week 12 matchup. Miami saw their 5-game winning streak snapped against the Broncos last week and will be looking to bounce back against the Jets and get back into contention for the top spot in the AFC East. The Jets are close to a whole year without a win, but every once in a while they manage to put together a decent performance, especially at home where they are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 games as underdogs.

Miami Dolphins vs New York Jets Betting Line Movement

The Dolphins opened as -7 favorites and that line has held steady for most of the week. The total saw some more movement, opening at 46 before dropping to 44 or 44.5 depending on where you place your bet.

Notes On The Miami Dolphins

The Dolphins hit a bump on the road vs the Broncos and the big story out of that game is the decision to bench rookie QB Tua Tagovailoa after three quarters in favor of the experienced Ryan Fitzpatrick. They still lost, making the last week’s game the first loss in the young QB’s career with his record now standing at 3-1. Tagovailoa will keep his starting spot for the time being, and the Jets game is the perfect matchup for him to rebound from the poor performance. The loss and the QB situation may have steered the conversation away from Miami’s defense which had yet another solid performance and is the main reason behind the Dolphins’ winning record.

Tagovailoa had a bad game last week and it was already the second time he threw for under 100 yards. However, with the Jets giving up bunches of points to whomever they are playing against, Tua might still be a decent fantasy pick this week as long as you don’t mind the shadow of Fitzpatrick looming over every time he makes a bad pass or gets sacked.

NFL Week 12 Prime Time Betting Picks

Notes On The New York Jets

The disastrous season for the Jets continued last week with the loss to the Chargers and the people around the league now seem more interested in talking about Sam Darnold’s future if the Jets get the expected first pick than the actual games. Still, they are showing some signs of improvement now that they have most of their offensive starters, except Darnold, back and have a total of 55 points in their last two games. Deputizing for Darnold, Joe Flacco is not spectacular but has produced some solid displays throwing for six touchdowns in four games.

None of the Jets really excite fantasy players, but the pair of receivers, Breshad Perriman and rookie Denzel Mims, seem to enjoy playing with Flacco and could have a decent game on Sunday, despite Miami’s excellent defense. On the other hand, Jamison Crowder is going the opposite direction and he had only 5 targets combined in the two last games with Flacco as a starter.

Week 12 NFL Betting Pick: Miami Dolphins -7

Even though they play divisional rivals away from home, the Dolphins have to win this game to catch up with Buffalo and expect them to be aggressive from the start. The Dolphins’ defense is one of the best in the league and should be able to keep the Jets under control.

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Philadelphia Eagles vs New York Giants Betting Picks, Lines, Odds,& Predictions

Philadelphia Eagles Vs. New York Giants Betting Picks, Lines, Odds,& Predictions

The fact that the NFC East teams can hardly beat anyone outside their own division puts an extra layer of importance to the Sunday matchup. Both the Philadelphia Eagles (3-4-1 SU, 3-5 ATS) and the New York Giants (2-7 SU, 6-3 ATS) are aware that winning at MetLife Stadium will bring them one large step closer to the playoffs. The two teams met already in Week 7, with Philly edging out a close 22-21 win in a game where they were -5 favorites.

Philadelphia Eagles vs New York Giants Betting Line Movement

The oddsmakers believe that the Philadelphia Eagles’s extra week for recovery and preparation gives them the edge in this New York Giants matchup, and they are favored by -3 or -3.5 points depending on a bookie. The OVER/UNDER line has seen some rise during the week going from opening 42 to 44.5.

Notes On The Philadelphia Eagles

At the moment the Eagles have the best chances to come out of the miserable NFC East but that doesn’t mean that they have turned into a force or that they will be any sort of threat in the playoffs. Considering that the Eagles play 3 of their next 4 games away from home and that 5 out of the next 6 are against the teams fighting for playoffs, they are in a must-win situation on Sunday in order to create some much-needed cushion at the top of the division. The offense struggled to get going in the last matchup against the Giants, with the fourth-quarter surge needed to secure the narrow win. Don’t expect things to be much different this time as Carson Wentz, who leads the league in both interceptions and being sacked, will have a tough time facing New York’s strong defensive line and secondary.

However, in terms of numbers, Wentz did pretty good three weeks ago, throwing for 359 yards and two touchdowns. Still, if you’re looking at the Eagles, there are better fantasy picks. RB Miles Sanders is set to play for the first time since week 6 and is poised to have a good game against New York’s poor run defense, especially if he gets more involved in the passing game.

Notes On The New York Giants

The Giants are coming off a win against Washington, where they saw their early lead slip away, but managed to hold on in the fourth quarter. It was only their second win this season, but most of their losses came in tight games, and they covered the spread 6 times in 9 games. The feeling around the league is that this team has more potential than the standings may show. Their success in the Eagles game will mostly depend on the performance of their defense. Carson Wentz is the most sacked QB this season, and the Giants defense led by Leonard Williams who already has 5 sacks in this campaign, will look to put some pressure on him.

QB Daniel Jones has undeniable talent, but has often struggled behind an unreliable offensive line. The game last week was the first time he didn’t turn the ball over and considering his solid performance in the previous Eagles matchup he could be a sneaky good fantasy pick this time. RB Wayne Gallman is making the most of his chances while Devonta Freeman is out and has posted a touchdown for three straight weeks. If Freeman sits out this game too, Gallman is also a decent option.

NFL Week 10 Prime Time Betting Picks

Week 10 Betting Pick:Philadelphia Eagles-3

The Philadelphia Eagles will be fully rested for this game against the New York Giants, and they are slowly getting healthier. They are extremely motivated for this game knowing the stakes and the tough schedule that awaits them. Look for them to be aggressive early on and impose themselves from the start. Miles Sanders’ return will provide a boost for their offense and provide an alternative scoring option if the Giants manage to stifle Philly’s passing game.

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New England Patriots vs New York Jets Betting Picks, Lines, Odds,& Predictions

New England Patriots vs New York Jets Betting Picks, Lines, Odds,& Predictions

The New England Patriots (2-5 SU, 3-4 ATS) are in the free fall at the moment, and taking on arguably the worst team in football, the Jets (0-8 SU, 1-7 ATS) may be just what they need to turn things around. The Monday Night Football brings us a rare showdown of the AFC rivals where both teams are more or less out of contention for the playoffs. This is hardly what the schedulers expected when they put this game on the MNF slate.

New England Patriots vs New York Jets Betting Line Movement

The Patriots were the -7 favorites to start the week and with early betting action heavily leaning towards them, the line has been inflated to -10 where it stands at the moment. The total is one of the lowest this week and it’s at 41 after opening the week at 42.5.

Notes On The New England Patriots

New England came close to snapping their losing streak last week against the Bills but the red zone fumble from Cam Newton in the final minute robbed them of that chance. However, the performance was somewhat encouraging after a couple of duds where they failed to score more than 12 points in three consecutive games. Cam Newton just can’t seem to get going post his Covid scare and the Patriots relied heavily on their running, mostly through Damien Harris. Bill Belichick is having trouble getting anything out of the team without Tom Brady and the Patriots may already be setting sights on draft night and Trevor Lawrence.

Cam Newton has been rather useless in fantasy terms the last few weeks with the only saving grace being his running. The value of having him in your team is his ability to score touchdowns on the ground, but his passing game is seriously off. He failed to throw for a touchdown in four of the last six games. Truth be told, he is dealing with a depleted arsenal of targets. With Edelman out and N’Keal Harry not fully fit most of the load is on Jakobi Meyers but it doesn’t matter much when Newton is throwing like this.

Notes On The New York Jets

The glimmer of hope for the Jets that has briefly appeared with one good half against the Bills was soon gone last week in another drubbing, this time at the hands of the Chiefs. The one positive takeaway from that game is the fine performance of the rushing defense that held Kansas City’s leading rusher, Clyde Edwards-Helaire to only 21 yards, Other than that it’s mostly been the same old story for the Jets as they failed to cover the spread for the seventh time in eight games. They are inevitably heading to the worst record in the league and the only questions are will they manage at least one win and how long will Adam Gase last.

When your quarterback hasn’t thrown for a touchdown since week 3 there really isn’t much you can expect from the rest of the team. The Jets remain mostly barren land for fantasy picks, and the best possible advice is to stay away as far as possible. The only half-decent option could be the rookie RB La’Mical Perine facing the terrible New England rushing defense, but only if Gase stops stubbornly giving the veteran Frank Gore the better part of carries despite the already lost season.

Monday Night Football Betting Pick = New England -10

The Patriots are in terrible form, but could hardly wish for a better opponent to snap out of it than the Jets. The Jets have lost only one game with less than ten points difference and looking from this perspective, even that Buffalo game may have been a fluke.


Catskills Prove No Panacea For Casinos

Catkills Resorts World new york state gaming commission

For those people who believe that legalizing and regulating casino gambling is a cure for the financial ills of a particular state, or who are fully convinced that there is an automatic windfall to found in blackjack, dice games and slot machines, a study of the experiences they’re having in the Catskills is worth a long look.

The problems endured by Empire Resorts, which operates the Resort World Catskills Casino in Monticello, NY indicate that a different perspective is definitely needed.

The New York State Gaming Commission Wants To Reduce Slot Machines?

When you have a casino in New York, it’s supposed to be a license to print money, right? Well, for the last two quarters, Empire has filed a total of $73 million in losses. In what might even be considered an artificial maneuver, they have actually petitioned the New York State Gaming Commission to be able to reduce the number of slot machines that casinos are required to have on the floor, which would increase the “win per unit” and offer the impression – the illusion, if you will – that the casino is doing better.

So what has happened to cause all this trouble? Well, much of it can be attributed to the mad rush on the part of most states to gobble up their share of the gambling market – something that has gotten even bigger because of the Supreme Court decision that overturned a federal law and enabled sports betting.

What has been established is an atmosphere where, especially in the Northeast, casinos in one state are invariably close to those in another. And there is a certain cannibalization that takes place because of the saturation of the market. The bottom line is that it’s not so easy anymore.

It’s Not Just New York, It’s New Jersey & Pennsylvania?

On top of that, if states don’t act quickly, they run the risk of being at a disadvantage. That’s what happened in New York, where they were late to the table in legalizing casinos. And a bill to legalize sports betting through mobile devices has still not been passed, which means that neighboring states – like New Jersey and Pennsylvania – are benefiting from the action.

Disadvantages that Resorts World Catskills Have Against The Tribal Casinos?

There is also an embedded disadvantage that casinos like the Resorts World Catskills have against the tribal casinos in the state of New York – they are paying higher taxes on their games. So they have naturally been lobbying to get lower rates.

And depending on where one is in the state, customers could get siphoned off by any number of places. Of course, there are the two major tribal casinos in Connecticut – the Foxwoods Casino and Mohegan Sun Casino – not to mention a new Wynn casino in Boston and MGM’s casino in Springfield, MA. And the tribal interests of the Mohegans and Pequots are set to expand in Connecticut.

There is a campaign to induce lawmakers to approve mobile sports betting in the next session, so some of the New York casinos can start catching up. And there is talk of having at least one, and possibly three casinos in New York City or right outside of it.

And that is another subject of widespread discussion – location, location, location. The Catskills were once a very popular destination for tourists, particularly in the summer. And it was hoped that the casinos could help revive the area. That has not been the case.

Industry analysts point out that casinos that hope to be successful in the future have to be built in close proximity to a major population center, simply because they would be so accessible to potential customers who could commute, and where being a “resort destination” wasn’t so critical.

So now Empire Resorts is seeking a solution that is “the best alternative available to Empire’s stockholders,” partnering with Genting Malaysia to buy the shareholders out, effectively making themselves a private company. But that doesn’t the “geography” of things, which has now served to work against them.

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Site-Wide Progressive Jackpot Winner From New York Wins $281K Playing Slots

Site-Wide Progressive Jackpot Winner From New York Wins $281K Playing Slots

One of the best online casinos accepting US players (and people all over the world) pays out over a quarter of a million dollars this week. However, this jackpot winner was playing the Vegas Vibes slot machine courtesy of Slotland Casino. When you hear about someone winning big, it is usually the gold mega ball Powerball jackpot. With millions of lottery tickets sold, gamblers that have the winning ticket take the million cash option playing Mega Millions, Powerball, or other lottery games. However, this woman strikes it rich, playing progressive jackpot games. Obviously, she doesn’t win 108.5 million and gets paid over 30 years. That said, she takes home over $250,000 after paying her federal taxes?

How Does This Jackpot Winner From New York Win $281K Playing Slots?

Yes, straight out of the The State Of New York Barbara M doesn’t waste her time playing the lottery official numbers. However, he hits over a quarter million jackpot-winning, exactly $281,221. While most people wait to see the winning numbers from the white balls on the mega millions jackpot, Barbara M scores big playing Vegas Vibes slots from Slotland. Guess what, you can too!

Barbara M is a resident of the state of New York that works as a retail clerk. Furthermore, she is also a loving mother and grandmother, who plans on spoiling her family (especially her grandchildren). Recently, this US friendly casino interviews her for an official press release. Michael Hillary is the Slotland casino manager. He says, “It’s been a while since our progressive jackpot was last hit.” Shortly after that, he says “It had a chance to climb to a near record-breaking amount so Barbara got quite a pay-out!”.

5 Elvis Symbols On Vegas Vibes Slots Beats Playing The Mega Millions Lottery

Last weekend, Barbara forgot about the Mega Millions and Powerball lottery jackpot. Ultimately, she spins the reels playing Vegas Vibes and score five Elvis symbols while betting the maximum. As a result, Barbara hits the site-wide progressive jackpot.

In the official press release, she goes on the record. First of all, she says, “I was so shocked! After that, she says s“I’m planning a shopping spree for toys with my grandkids. And we want a new BBQ. We’re going to go to New York in the fall – it’ll be our first time, so we’re very excited about that!”

Later in the interview, she tells Slotland casino manager “I’ve been playing at Slotland for a long time. It’s my favorite casino,” she said. “I got a new tablet last year so play a lot! Sometimes I win, sometimes I don’t, but Slotland is always fair and friendly, and they give a lot of bonuses!” Naturally, the online casino manager asks her if she has any advice for other slots players. She says “Just keep playing and keep trying.”

Remember, the majority of the unique slot machines from Slotland offer gamblers the chance to win the site-wide progressive jackpot. It doesn’t seem long ago that John W. wins $286,206 after he plays Leprechaun Luck slots. After his win, the site-wide progressive jackpot resets to $50,000. After a long time, the site-wide progressive jackpot grows to $281,221.

Forget About A Winning Lottery Ticket And Take Advantage Of These Bonus Rewards

Indeed, Slotland is having a promotion to celebrate Barabara’s win. If you want to play Vegas Vibes or any other Slotland casino game, we have a promotion for you. First of all, this no deposit casino bonus code is JACKPOTVIBES. Furthermore, it starts on July 29, 2019, and continues until August 4, 2019. New players will receive a $38 free chip after you sign up through an link, banner or video. The existing Slotland customers have to make a $25 deposit to qualify for this bonus promotion. After you make your $25 deposit and use the coupon code JACKPOTVIBES, you will receive 150% in match bonuses for Vegas Vibes.


New York Casino Looks to Expand Its Outdoor Gambling

New York Casino Looks to Expand Its Outdoor Gambling | Gaming News

When most people think of the real money gambling floor at a land-based casino, they probably think of an indoor venue that is filled with slot machines and other video gaming machine in one central area or around the perimeter of the casino floor. If the casino also offers table games such as craps, roulette and blackjack, the tables would be located in a separate section of that floor or in the center of the room.

Today’s sophisticated real money casino patron is looking for more from the gambling venues they visit in the form of added amenities that enhance the entire experience. Outdoor dining and drinking have become common place in many restaurants and entertainment venues, so expanding that concept to outdoor gambling is just a natural progression for casinos with the ability to do so.

When Will New York Casinos Look to Expand Its Outdoor Gambling?

In a recent post on by Michael DeMasi as a reporter for the Albany Business Review, a land-based casino in Schenectady is seeking permission to expand its offering of slot machines on an outdoor patio. Rivers Casino and Resort is looking to attract more business in the outdoor portion of its venue by increasing the number of slot machines that are already located on its patio.

The casino is expected to petition the New York State Gaming Commission to add 24 more machines outside from its existing inventory of 1,150 total machines. This would simply be a relocation of assets from its indoor casino floor to its outdoor gambling venue. If approved, this would double the amount of slot machines patrons could gamble on outdoors to 48.

Justin Moore is the vice president and general manager of Rivers Casino and Resort in Schenectady and he was quoted in the Bizjournals’ report as saying that the addition of the new slots outdoors are “part of Rivers Casino’s ongoing commitment to enhance guest experience.”

The casino originally opened in February of 2017. Along with the 1,150 slot machines, it also offers 67 table for games such as craps, roulette, and blackjack. There is also a separate room for poker with 16 tables. The casino also offers gambling options for video poker and keno.

New York Casino offers gambling options for video poker and keno

Business continues to expand since first opening it doors to the betting public. According to a local news service (the Daily Gazette) gross gaming revenue has increased at a rate of 15 percent over a span of six months as compared to the gross revenue taken in during that same time frame last year.

A spokesperson for the New York State Gaming Commission stated that the application for the relocation of the 24 slot machines from inside the casino floor to the outside patio has yet to be received. The report did not mention an exact time frame for doing so but it did mention that Mr. Moore will be pursing the matter through the necessary application process.

As relayed on the Rivers Casino and Resort website, , the casino’s rewards program for customer loyalty is known as the Rush Rewards Players Club. Benefits include monthly bonus offers, free play on slot machines, dining discounts and priority valet parking.

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Del Lago Casino Petitions New York for Tax Relief

Del Lago Casino Petitions New York State Government for Tax Relief | News

Del Lago Casino Petitions New York State Government for Tax Relief? NBC news affiliate 2WGRZ recently reported that ownership from del Lago Resort and Casino traveled to Albany to meet with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration earlier this month. In the post by Joseph Spector and Jon Campbell, the June 12 meeting took place with members the governor’s budget division. The primary goal was to seek out a lower tax rate or some other form of financial relief for the Waterloo casino property located in New York’s Finger Lakes region.

Representing del Lago Casino was Thomas Wilmot. He is the co-owner of del Lago Casino, who made his fortune as a Rochester shopping mall magnate. His foray into New York’s real money casino industry has apparently failed to live up to expectations.

How Is Del Lago Casino Going To Get New York State Government Tax Relief?

While the specifics of the meeting were not released after a spokesperson for del Lago declined to comment on the proceedings, it most likely revolved around lower tax rates on real money casino gambling. Mr. Wilmot is no stranger to the State Capital in Albany. His most recent attempt to push the legislature for lower taxes before this month’s meeting took place earlier this year ahead of the new state budget that was passed in March.

He was quoted in this report as saying, “I think we need some help at this point, and what the future holds, time will tell,” when speaking to the USA Today Network’s Albany Bureau during that March timeframe.

The del Lago Casino and Resort opened in February of 2017 at a cost of $440 billion and by all accounts, it has failed to meet its revenue projections. Some options for relief would be a decrease in tax rates that would have to be passed into law by state legislators. Other options that could be pursued would involve the administrative arm of the state Gaming Commission to help the casino’s revenue picture. The governor’s office has been reluctant to most of Mr. Wilmot’s request for aid or tax relief and Gov. Cuomo himself has rejected any type of bailout for the struggling Finger Lakes gambling resort.

Will The Tax Relief Help Get More Jobs At Del Lago Casino?

The governor did acknowledge back in March that the state’s real money casino industry was struggling. However, he was quick to add, “But they’re private concerns, and I don’t want to get into the business of bailing out private concerns,” in his comments to reporters at that time.

Also on record as being opposed to any form of financial relief is Assembly Racing Committee chairman Gary Pretlow as a Democratic legislator from Mount Vernon. He has not spoken directly with anyone from del Lago and a recent statement on the matter quoted in this report was rather blunt, “If they have a beef, it’s with their consultants who did the numbers.”

Legislative activity at the Senate level could be seeking more transparency with the state’s four real money casino properties. It was reported that Senate Finance Committee Chairwoman Catherine Young as a Republican from Olean has introduced a bill that would require each casino to disclose financial information as it pertains to vendor contracts, existing dept, and executive salaries as part of the process to receive any type of future tax break.

Find Del Lago Casino at 1133 NY-414, Waterloo in New York. The zip code is 13165 and the contact information is (315) 946-1777 or visits their official website at At Del Lago, you can have the most entertaining experience at the Finger Lakes area’s latest addition to their community. If you like an adrenaline rush, you can explore the thrills of gaming as well as live entertainment. Also, enjoy the spa, hotel, and restaurants in a relaxing environment.

Located in Waterloo, New York, Wilmorite and Peninsula Pacific owns The The Del Lago Resort. JNB Gaming opens the property in 2017 with an overhead cost of four hundred forty million.