Saratoga Springs, NY (December 18, 2007) - Saratoga Gaming and Raceway is holding "Play for a Cause" on December 19 to show our appreciation and give back to our community. Nine local organizations have been chosen to receive an equal share of Saratoga Gaming and Raceway’s gaming profits for the day. The minimum amount donated will be $10,000 to each charity. Additionally, this day will be an opportunity to collect food for the holidays and toys for underprivileged children.
The organizations participating are Franklin Community Center, Rebuilding Together Saratoga County, Saratoga Center for the Family, Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council, Saratoga Hospital Foundation, Saratoga Springs Housing Authority, The Salvation Army, The Wesley Foundation, and Yaddo.
Saratoga Gaming and Raceway has made over $200,000 in donations this year. This includes its funding of $25,000 to the Saratoga Gaming and Raceway Foundation which distributes grants to the local community. The Saratoga Gaming and Raceway Foundation is managed by a Board of Directors that includes three members of the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors and representatives of Saratoga Gaming and Raceway and the Saratoga Harness Horsepersons.
Saratoga Gaming and Raceway now boasts over 1,700 state-of-the-art video gaming machines, a night club, Vapor, two full-service restaurants with buffets, three full-service bars, food court and deli, gift shop, and a variety of guest services including valet parking and coat check. Video gaming and food and beverage operations at Saratoga Gaming and Raceway are managed by Delaware North Companies Inc., a leading hospitality and entertainment management group headquartered in Buffalo, NY.
Saratoga Gaming and Raceway is located on Crescent Avenue in Saratoga Springs, NY. Operating hours for the gaming facility are 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., seven days a week. Must be 18 years of age or older to play Video Gaming Machines or wager on horses. Please play responsibly. Simulcast races can be viewed seven days a week. Live harness racing returns February 1, 2008 for an exciting new season. For directions to the facility or further information, please visit our website, www.saratogagamingandraceway.com or call 1-800-727-2990.