1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
  4. Article 13: Destination Resort Gaming
  5. Title 6: Taxation and Fees


Section 1355 Racing support payments

Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law (PML)

1. If an applicant who possesses a pari-mutuel wagering franchise or license awarded pursuant to article two or three of this chapter, or who possessed in two thousand thirteen a franchise or a license awarded pursuant to article two or three of this chapter or is an articulated entity or such applicant, is issued a gaming facility license pursuant to this article, the licensee shall:

  (a) Maintain payments made from video lottery gaming operations to the relevant horsemen and breeders organizations at the same dollar level realized in two thousand thirteen, to be adjusted annually pursuant to changes in the consumer price index for all urban consumers, as published annually by the United States department of labor bureau of labor statistics;

  (b) All racetracks locations awarded a gaming facility license shall maintain racing activity and race dates pursuant to articles two and three of this chapter.

  2. If an applicant that does not possess either a pari-mutuel wagering license or franchise awarded pursuant to article two or three of this chapter is issued a gaming facility license pursuant to this article, the licensee shall pay:

  (a) an amount to horsemen for purses at the licensed racetracks in the region that will assure the purse support from video lottery gaming facilities in the region to the licensed racetracks in the region to be maintained at the same dollar levels realized in two thousand thirteen to be adjusted by the consumer price index for all urban consumers, as published annually by the United States department of labor bureau of labor statistics; and

  (b) amounts to the agricultural and New York state horse breeding development fund and the New York state thoroughbred breeding and development fund to maintain payments from video lottery gaming facilities in the region to such funds to be maintained at the same dollar levels realized in two thousand thirteen to be adjusted by the consumer price index for all urban consumers, as published annually by the United States department of labor bureau of labor statistics.