Tioga Downs in Nichols will be presenting checks today to local nonprofits. The Downs will be making donations to the Southern Tier Veterans Support Group, The Food Bank of the Southern Tier, the Tioga County Senior Citizen Foundation, and the Goodwill Theatre. Tioga Downs... Read More.
Just two weeks after Proposition 1 passed, Tioga Downs broke ground and celebrated as they kicked off phase one of a large scale construction project. Phase one involves building a three story parking garage with 275 parking spaces that will connect to the... Read More.
Tioga Downs will break ground at 11 AM today on a new parking garage. It's a good faith effort by owner Jeff Gural to show the state that his bid for a casino license is sincere. For Tioga Downs it's the next... Read More.
Across New York State, voters weighed in on Proposition One, which sought to approve up to 7 casino-style gaming facilities strategically placed throughout New York. Proposition #1 was approved last night with 58% of the vote. CEO of Tioga Downs Jeff Gural... Read More.
As voting draws near for next week's casino referendum to allow non-Indian casinos in upstate New York, it's becoming more clear that Tioga Downs will not be the only entity vying for the Southern Tier's casino license. Proposition #1 will allow for an amendment... Read More.
The most recent polls in New York State show a growth in support for the amendment to the state constitution to expand casino gambling. Proposition #1, which voters will be able to vote on next month, will determine whether or not non-Indian-owned, Las Vegas-style... Read More.
The search for a missing man in Nichols has been cancelled. 77-year-old Edward Mills, who reportedly suffers from dementia, went missing from his West River Road home yesterday between 3:30 and 5:30 in the afternoon. The man was located shortly after 7... Read More.
It was a fight to the finish line one last time at Tioga Downs before the 2013 racing season came to a close Saturday night. The night went off with a bang as fireworks erupted in the night sky. Fans said they... Read More.
Country music sensations Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan performed at Tioga Downs last night in Nichols. It was part of the racino's Summer Concert series. Track owner Jeff Gural donated $10 for every ticket sold to the Southern Tier Veterans Support Group.... Read More.
The largest Fourth of July crowd in Tioga Downs history made its way to the casino and racetrack in Nichols to watch harness racing and one of the area's largest fireworks shows last Thursday. 8,549 people, the 10th largest attendance in Tioga Downs history,... Read More.