In addition to its expansion in Queens, the Genting Group is also pursuing the development of three other casinos upstate, including one it would call the Resorts World Hudson Valley, in Orange County. Exit 3 towards Linden Boulevard. Phil Wong, a member of a resident association, Elmhurst United, was enthusiastic about possible jobs from the expansion, but less enthusiastic about the required payments to Nassau County. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Send an email to newyorkcitylens gmail. Slight Right at Rockaway Boulevard, destination will be on your left.
Resorts World Casino in South Ozone Park—the sole casino in the five boroughs—is planning to add a convention center and a hotel with rooms. Construction could start this July, a company representative initially said, although the representative later maintained that there was no firm date yet. The proposed expansion, which was submitted to state regulators last June and first reported by The Wall Street Journal , also includes a plan to increase the total number of electronic gambling machines by 1,—to a total of 6, Genting Group, the massive Malaysian-based conglomerate and parent company of the Resort World New York, expects the construction will be finished by , according the Journal.
In its five years of operation, Resort World New York has already become the most profitable casino in New York state by far. Some locals and leaders in Queens welcome the expansions; other are less than delighted.
The state budget passed last year approved a tentative agreement between the Resorts World New York and the Nassau Off Track Betting Corporation, one of the five similar public benefit corporations that was established by the state legislature in The casino also comes with a promise to bring in tourists and rescue the New York Racing Association, which leases space to the casino at the Aqueduct Racetrack. Because of TV live broadcast and the availability of off-site betting, the racetrack is no longer drawing the crowds it once did in past decades.
Sometimes we might get four if lucky. At Primos Pawnbroker Inc. Two blocks away, at the Stop 1 Deli Corp. Mayor Bill de Blasio has remained mostly silent on the casino.
The casino is viewed as a major source of increased gambling revenue in the state by Gov. Download their app to reserve your car today and save. Free outdoor parking is available at any of our expansive surface lots. Garage parking is free for all Genting Rewards members. Cash is not accepted. Free valet parking is offered to members at the Platinum and Black card levels. See Genting Rewards for more information.
Long Island South Shore. Southern State Parkway westbound to the Belt Parkway. Continue westbound to Exit B Lefferts Blvd. Exit onto North Conduit Avenue service road. Continue approximately 1 mile to Resorts World Casino entrance. Proceed south on the Cross Island to the Belt Parkway. Follow South Shore directions, above. Rockaways From Breezy Point or Neponsit: