SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Rivers On line casino in Schenectady opened eight months in the past, however is it dwelling as much as expectations?
Native politicians and enterprise house owners had excessive hopes for Rivers On line casino earlier than it opened.
However, it doesn’t appear to be on monitor to make as a lot cash as they anticipated.
In accordance with the NYS gaming fee, on line casino operators projected that by its third yr, the venue would make $223 million in gross gaming income inside the yr.
However when you check out this yr’s numbers, they’re not even shut.
Thus far since opening day in February to August, the on line casino made almost $eighty two million.
When it opened it appeared to operating easily, making greater than $three million in its first week.
However as of now, in seven months, it’s solely made 37 % of its projected third yr earnings.
NEWS10 ABC reached out to Rivers On line casino for remark, however has not heard again right now.
NEWS10 ABC will present extra on what these statistics might imply for the way forward for Rivers On line casino.