Joseph P. Addabbo Jr's posts related to Racing

Senate Standing Committee on Racing, Gaming & Wagering

Committee Member Senator Addabbo speaking with NYRA executives about their financial troubles on February 2nd at Senate Standing Committee on Racing, Gaming & Wagering hearing in Elmont.

ADDABBO ANNOUNCES FRANCHISE OVERSIGHT BOARD FOR NYC OTB

State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo,  Jr. (D-Queens) today announced committee passage of legislation which would create a New York State Franchise Oversight Board (FOB).

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NYS SENATOR JOSEPH P. ADDABBO, JR.: AQUEDUCT STATEMENT

Queens, NY, July 7, 2010 – “After evaluating the recent decision by the New York Lottery regarding the future of Aqueduct Racetrack, I intend to continue my position of making every effort to work cooperatively with whomever is selected to operate at Aqueduct for the sake of my constituents.

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ADDABBO’S AQUEDUCT-GENTING SELECTION STATEMENT

Queens, NY, August 3, 2010 – NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., a member of the Senate's Racing, Gaming & Wagering Committee, today issued the following statement on the winning Aqueduct bidder:  “Today’s selection by the New York Lottery of Genting New York LLC,  means that finally, after almost a decade-long process, the future of Aqueduct Racetrack and the surrounding communities looks bright.”  According to sources at New York Lottery, Genting was chosen for their professionalism and for their understanding of the needs of the community. 

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ADDABBO: SENATE COMMITTEE HOLDS HEARING TO DETERMINE THE FUTURE OF HORSE RACING IN THE STATE AND AT AQUEDUCT

Queens, NY, February 7, 2010 -- The Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming & Wagering held a hearing in Albany on the future of horse racing and gaming in New York State.  Chaired by Senator John J. Bonacic (R-Middletown), the Senate panel included  Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), a member of the committee.    

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OTB Health Insurance for Retirees - Letter to Governor Cuomo

August 10, 2011 

 

Honorable Andrew Cuomo

Governor of New York

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ADDABBO STATEMENT ON RESORTS WORLD OPENING AT AQUEDUCT

Queens, NY, October 18, 2011NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo (D-Queens) released the following statement on the long-awaited opening of Resorts World New York at Aqueduct: 

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ADDABBO SUPPORTS RAISING LEGAL AGE FOR GAMBLING IN STATE TO 21

Pitfalls of Gambling Among Youth Cited

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ADDABBO URGES RACE HORSE PROTECTION IN NEW YORK STATE

Queens, NY, July 30, 2012 – With summer racing season now underway in Saratoga, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), a member of the Senate’s Racing, Gaming & Wagering Committee and who closely follows developments in the state’s thoroughbred race horse industry,  has joined committee colleagues Senators Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola) and Roy J.

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