A roundup of Resorts World Casino’s extraordinary 2017

Resorts World Casino NYC has had quite a year.

The casino broke ground on a $400 million expansion project, unveiled a new gaming space with more than 330 games and generated more than $2 billion in revenue for New York’s Lottery education fund.

Other accomplishments include large contributions to local charities and partnerships with community organizations.

Let’s take a closer look:

  • Resorts World’s $400 million expansion includes a new 400-room, four-star hotel with five-star suites, fine dining restaurants, new retail stores and a new arrival space for guests.
  • The new gaming space on Resorts World’s third floor, Central Park, has an additional 336 video lottery terminals and electronic table games.
  • Since 2011, Resorts World has contributed $2,079,037,190 to six New York City public schools. Resorts World contributes 70% of its total revenue to New York state and the horse racing industry, with 44% going directly to the education fund. That allows the city and state to hire 37,000 new teachers and supply 27 million textbooks.
  • Some of Resorts World’s partnerships and charity work include:
    • A winter coat drive with New York Cares
    • $20,000 donation to Citymeals on Wheels
    • Supporting Jamaica Hospital Medical Center’s annual Rainbow Ball
    • $10,000 donation to the Boys Scouts of America-Queens Council
    • Hosting a job fair with State Senator Joseph Addabbo
    • Participating in 106th Precinct’s National Night Out
    • $10,000 to York College
    • Partnering with American Italian Cancer Foundation for its mobile care clinic.

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